Process Safety Engineer – El Dorado, AR USA

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Chemical Process Safety Engineer

The chemical plant site Safety Engineer provides leadership and direct support to ensure programs and execution effectively address risk. The Safety Engineer works collaboratively with the Safety & Process Safety team and supervises the Safety Technicians. The team works according to a comprehensive annual plan, achieving results through relationships, technical ability, training and assessing progress through metrics, while driving accountability and a sense of urgency throughout the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Drive a Safety First Culture supporting stop work authority by anyone in the organization.

· Achieve a detailed understanding of the H&S risks and controls at the facility.

· Assist and align with facility leadership in the development of short and long-term H&S objectives, targets, strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risk.

· Execute against a developed annual H&S and plan using a systematic approach with effective and transparent measures.

· Support the site Safety Committee and build relationships with operations and maintenance personnel and supervision. Maintain a cadence of employee interactions focused on Safety to increase knowledge, drive awareness and accountability while developing employees.

· Maintain detailed connections to the operating units, maintenance activities, and project activities such that safety coverage is effective and visible.

· Build knowledge and expertise in plant systems to drive progress, change, repairs, and solutions to day-to-day findings, action items and challenges. Remove barriers to progress.

· Maintain and improve the site emergency response capability through training, equipment maintenance, drill planning and execution. Ensure fire protection systems are maintained and available.

· Maintain and improve required OSHA programs and execution at the operator and maintenance level including but not limited to Safe Work Permits, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Industrial Hygiene, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, PPE, Machine Guarding, Material Handling, Powered Industrial Trucks, Line break program and ergonomics.

· Partner with the site Safety & Operations Training Manager on the site’s OSHA programs and training curriculum and provide support.

· Maintain and improve site Contractor Management program through relationships, procedures, vetting and oversight.

· Provide facility personnel with timely technical support, guidance, and resources to maintain compliance with applicable OSHA laws, regulations, company performance standards and site procedures.

· Lead and follow-up on effective Root Cause Investigations of H&S and PSM incidents, ensuring appropriate, timely and effective corrective actions.

· Partner with other site safety professionals and the corporate EHS leaders in the development, alignment, and execution of EHS requirements.


· Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline, Fire Engineering, or Industrial Hygiene (CIH or ability to achieve CIH within 2yrs).

· Minimum of 7 years of Health and Safety experience in chemical or petrochemical, manufacturing, or related field.

· Emergency Response training, drill planning and emergency procedures experience.

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