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Process Safety Engineer - Jefferson Hills, PA

Job Requisition ID:  40193


The Process Safety Engineer will provide Process Safety services for the Jefferson site.  This will be an on location position, where the employee will have a direct role in day to day operations, as well as long term process safety management and projects.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Develop and maintain site level Process Safety Management Program
  • Lead our onsite Process Safety committee
  • Develop and maintain site level Process Safety Audit program, and evaluate / advise on any third-party audit (like FM Global) issues related to Process Safety.
  • Develop and maintain Process Safety Knowledge Management system, including training and revalidation programs
  • Provide Process Safety input to enhance the quality of operating procedures (Work Instructions)
  • Provide Process Safety input to Maintenance and Engineering department to enhance day to day protocols and Contractor management
  • Conduct and support Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) and be the local focal point for PHA
  • Support/drive resolution of open PHA action items
  • Conduct and support Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and be the local focal point for LOPA
  • Be the site expert for advanced process safety hazard analysis, e.g. Control of Industrial Accident Hazards (CIMAH), Facility Siting Analysis, Pre-Start-up Safety Review (PSSR) etc.
  • Focal point for Quantitative Risks Assessment (QRA)
  • Provide independent advice to Site Management on all process safety related regulatory requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Lead and support process safety incidents and process safety near miss investigation by using Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Serve as SME for Management of Change (MOC) procedure and process
  • Advise site Engineering, Maintenance and Operations on Safety Instrumentation System (SIS) to follow the relevant Industrial Standard
  • Develop and conduct PSM related trainings. Work with corporate resources to implement corporate training programs locally.
  • Support Site Safety Programs and drive Safety Initiatives
  • Advise Site Engineering department on developing of Engineering Standards and designs.
  • Advise Site Management in conjunction with HSES on all process safety related regulatory requirements to ensure compliance
  • Serve as liaison between site and Global Process Safety Management group for more advance Process Safety services




Qualifications General

  • Passion for Process Safety
  • Familiar with chemical plant operations
  • Strong technical background
  • Motivated by technical and analytical work
  • Ability to understand and interpretation of local legislation



  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering


Communication Skills

  • Ability to express ideas effectively in both individual and group situations.  Can communicate effectively at all levels throughout the company.  In addition, he/she should be able to organize and express ideas clearly in written documents.



  • Minimum 5 years work experience in chemical manufacturing environment with basics in Process Safety.  Prefer an applicant who has spent at least 2 years in a Process Safety role.  Enhanced process safety training or knowledge will be preferred such as SIS Infrastructure, leading PHA’s, conducting LOPA’s, consequence modeling, facility siting, leading RCA’s, etc.



  • Directly report to Site Manager
  • Dotted line reporting to HSES Manager

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