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Safety Officer

Job Location

Norwich, CT

Type of Job

Full Time


$70,000 - $125,000

About the Job

The Safety Officer is responsible for the safety, health and well-being of all employees and contractors working in the manufacturing areas of Nalas, reviewing/approving manufacturing procedures, batch records, and change requests, leading incident investigations, ensuring safety procedures are followed and identifying safety risks. If you have expertise and knowledge working in a chemical manufacturing facility, have a passion for excellence and learning new technologies, we have a career opportunity at Nalas.

Nalas Engineering, an employee-owned company founded in 2010, is specialized in the research and development of the technology to transition chemical processes from laboratory scale to production plants. We are involved with all chemical industries, ranging from Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical enterprises to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Energy (DoE). Nalas finds its expertise in the development of low-cost chemical processes tailored to our customers’ needs.

Nalas Engineering recognizes that our employees are our greatest asset. To this, we are committed to provide a dynamic environment where employees can grow, thrive and make a difference. We adhere to a strict commitment to our values of Integrity, Professionalism, Quality and Teamwork. We therefore invite you to explore this job opportunity and consider joining a dynamic team in a fast-growing company.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the safety, health and well-being of all employees and contractors working in the manufacturing areas of Nalas

  • Reviews and approves new and updated manufacturing procedures

  • Reviews and approves any necessary management of change requests

  • Reviews completed batch records to identify any potential concerning deviations which could become an issue long term

  • Leads Incident Investigation Team as necessary

  • Works with the Manufacturing Team to identify root cause of any potential near miss incidents

  • Ensures diligent adherence to company’s work instructions and safety practices

  • Routinely engages with colleagues to address any identified safety risks which may arise during hourly sweeps

  • Serves as back up Emergency Contact/Coordinator in the event of an incident

  • Ensures proper storage of raw materials

  • Inspects manufacturing, raw material and waste storage areas for any potential safety risks

  • Approves any potential “Hot Work” permit that may be needed

  • Performing other job duties as needed


Qualified Safety Officer should have a bachelor’s degree or higher in either Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with 5-10 years of relevant experience working in a chemical manufacturing environment. Able to work a 40-hour week minimum with possible weekends.

  • Computer skills required and knowledge of Microsoft Suite/365.

  • Ability to learn new software.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multi-functional tasks.

  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Exceptional problem solving skills.

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

  • CSP certification preferred.

Conditions of Employment:

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Drug Screening

  • Background Check

  • HAZARDOUS DUTY: Incumbent is regularly exposed to the hazards of chemical and explosive ingredients. The danger inherent in this type of work cannot be completely eliminated by established SOP's and/or safety equipment.

  • Security and Background Requirements:  Applicants are advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.  False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

About Us

Nalas Engineering offers chemistry and chemical engineering expertise enabling the development and transition of safe, sustainable, robust and lowest-cost chemical processes. Implementation of innovative technologies can result in signifi­cant annual cost savings for our customers. We evaluate existing or new processes and provide recommendations tailored for implementation with the equipment and capabilities of your facil­ity. We provide engineering services through all aspects of process development, enabling value-added solutions that scale to meet your needs. No job is too big or too small!


Norwich, CT 06360, USA


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