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Reference Number: 10856
Location: Pennsylvania, United States;Virginia, United States

Our Client, a multi-site producer of chemicals and allied products, has an immediate opening for a Process Safety Leader. This corporate position can be located in VA or PA.

Job Description

The Senior Process Safety Leader will provide support for driving PSM excellence.  This corporate role will provide process safety leadership, functional expertise and direct assistance throughout the Company. This role is focused on development, implementation and maintenance of an effective systems that assure regulatory compliance, management of PSM and achievement of performance excellence at the operating line level and supporting and enhancing a mature PSM culture. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the process safety director and operational resources to develop and implement process safety and PSM practices.
  • Assist in development of process safety training.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of process safety and PSM (e.g. PHA/LOPA and SIS.)
  • Support and enhance PSM auditing program.  
  • Provide support in process safety incident investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Participating in Safety Services departmental safety & health programs.
  • Support the implementation of PSM programs and practices consistent with the regulatory and corporate requirements
  • Assist in evaluating the depth of process safety competencies within operations and establishing programs to assure process safety compliance is effectively and consistently managed.
  • Assist in educating senior and line management on their roles in process safety management.
  • Provide expert technical support across the organization
  • Assist in establishing vision, goals, objectives and targets for PSM performance. Assist in developing quality metrics to drive performance improvement;
  • Provide expert hands-on technical involvement on issues, programs, and processes involving compliance with PSM standards and policies and interpretation of Local, State and National PSM Requirements and Regulations. Review, interpret and communicate procedures, legal and other requirements.
  • Assist in deploying the Company’s PSM Systems to ensure compliance with requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A relevant science/ safety/ engineering degree (Bachelors) is required. Additional formal safety certification (e.g. CSP) or engineering (PE) considered a plus.
  • 10+ years experience in managing safety/ health programs in the chemical manufacturing industry – facility (single & multi-site) experience required; corporate-level experience a strong plus. 
  • 3-5 years strong working knowledge of process safety OSHA 1910.119.    
  • 3-5 years demonstrating leadership skills, including a demonstrated aptitude to work with teams and motivate others.
  • 3-5 years demonstrating working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, databases, graphics).
  • RC-14001 experience

Our Client offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits program, relocation assistance and much more. 

Please send your resume in Word.doc format to Reed Rogers at reed@parkwoodintl.com and refer to Job No. 10856.