Contractor Safety Director
Charlotte, NC  / Clear Lake City, TX 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Are you inspired by "what's next"? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people's lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

Albemarle Corporation is seeking a Contractor Safety Director to support domestic and international capital projects. This position will be based in Charlotte, NC or Houston, TX.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manages and coordinates company's safety functions for Capital Projects to ensure we have effective programs to protect the safety and security of employees and comply with or exceed environmental regulations.

  • Responsible for oversight and coordination of the Corporate global Contractor Management program, inclusive of both capital construction contractors and site-based contractors.

  • Key member of the leadership team for the Chief Capital Projects Officer.

  • Working within corporate strategies and policy frameworks set by the organization, designs, proposes and implements health and safety strategies, guidelines, and procedures to meet HSE requirements for capital execution needs.

  • Liaises with capital groups (sustaining and large projects) to provide first point of contact on safety related matters.

  • Key member of the Corporate Safety staff, advising the Safety Director, VP HSE and Chief Capital Projects Officer on trends and issues.

  • Timely reporting of Capital Project-related HSE KPIs

Responsibilities include:

  • Safety oversight for capital project work at all Albemarle global sites (both large and small)

  • Safety oversight for the global Contractor Management program at all Albemarle sites

  • Conduct site visits to assist with in-the-field support of various activities and program implementations

  • Assist projects with root cause investigations and the development ofcorrective actions resulting from audits, incident investigations, regulatory inspections, etc.

  • Champion the sharing of best practices and incident lessons learned


  • 15+ year experience in the mining or capital construction (chemical/manufacturing) industry in an Occupational Safety or Plant leadership role.

  • Extensive working expertise in capital construction projects and associated safety standards.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Language -- fluent in English (Mandarin, Spanish, or German beneficial)

  • Travel Required, including international: ~50% of time

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
15+ years
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