NewMarket Services

EHS Analyst

Location US-VA-Richmond
Health, Safety and Environment


About Us

Afton Chemical Corporation is part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies, and is one of the largest global suppliers of lubricant additives and offers a broad line of fuel additives worldwide. 


EHS Analyst will be responsible for conducting various inspections, data entry, record keeping and providing overall support to the EHS Department.  Position works to ensure compliance with National, State and local regulations.


  • Conduct various inspections (weekly, monthly, annual, etc.) required to comply with OSHA, EPA, DOT regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with generating metrics and data to drive continuous improvement and enable sites to achieve vision of zero injuries/incidents/non-compliance.
  • Maintain records which are needed to demonstrate compliance with safety and environmental compliance. Elevate issues to head off EHS issues and concerns.
  • Support processes, procedures and instruction for Afton personnel that ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations governing environmental, safety, and health issues.
  • Assist in providing adequate and appropriate safety, environmental, and regulatory training for personnel. Assist in developing training programs and maintaining training records.
  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the EHS management system – to sustain certification and deliver performance.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Industrial Safety, Chemistry or other related sciences.
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in an industrial setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience in manufacturing, laboratory and/or R&D environments.




  • RCRA hazardous waste compliance experience
  • Air permit compliance experience
  • Emergency Response/First Aid experience
  • Life-critical safety program experience (i.e., Lockout/Tagout, Hot Work, etc.)


           SKILLS / ABILITIES: (EHS & Leadership Competencies)


  • EHS Risk Assessment: Demonstrates basic understanding of risk, identifies where there is the need for immediate action and to flag risks for management review. Asks questions and utilizes known sources of information to identify existing/ obvious hazards and probability.
  • EHS Risk Control: Demonstrates the ability to assist with the development and administration of programs, guidelines and physical controls that help to eliminate or manage EHS risks. Demonstrates the ability to track and complete open corrective actions on a timely basis.
  • EHS Compliance & Conformance: Demonstrates the awareness of applicable EHS requirements (i.e., compliance with external regulations and conformance to company EHS standards). Able to identify basic compliance issues and escalate to management as necessary.  Attention to detail a must.
  • EHS Management Systems: Demonstrates awareness and ability to describe their role within the EHS management system and its key elements Demonstrates an awareness of Afton’s goals and priorities in corporate responsibility and EHS Demonstrates the ability to utilize one or more elements of an effective management system
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Demonstrates the ability to build relationships with internal non-EHS contacts that are key to the execution of EHS goals and objectives (such as non-EHS colleagues, emergency responders, regulators, contractors, suppliers). Demonstrates the ability to track and respond to the views, opinions or demands of internal stakeholders.
  • Analysis and Problem Solving - Analyzes situations and selects appropriate problem-solving path to adopt. Acts on that independently. Utilizes basic analytical tools.
  • Communication - Communicates well on work matters. Capable of compiling inspection reports and presentations.
  • Coaching - Demonstrated ability to engage others on achieving specific tasks and activities. Teaches and instructs in a constructive and positive manner.
  • Personal Drive – Self-starter; is action-oriented and full of energy for addressing challenges; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes opportunities when they arise. Deals with problems when they arise, focusing the necessary energy and resources on the situation until it is resolved.
  • Project Management - Efficiently executes discrete tasks within accepted boundaries and expectations as part of a larger initiative.
  • Innovation - Seeks and implements new ideas and approaches to address current and future challenges


Working at NewMarket

Who We Are - We're a diverse, global family of individuals, who share a passion for developing innovative solutions. We build our professional relationships on respect, integrity and a commitment to safety and quality. Just as these values apply to our professional relationships, they also apply to the way we feel about our neighbors and communities.

Our Work - At Afton, our innovative R&D programs lead to global growth. Our lubricant and fuel additives are among the most highly developed and widely used in the petroleum industry. Afton is a recognized and trusted supplier of driveline lubricant additives, engine oil additives, fuel additives and industrial lubricant additives.

Benefits / Compensation - We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages that reflect our commitment to our employees. Our employees are our most treasured asset and we have dedicated resources that allow us to reward our employees for their commitment on an ongoing basis - ensuring our compensation packages are competitive in the industry.


An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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