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Job Title: EHS Specialist – PSM
Company: Afton Chemical
Location: Sauget, Illinois - USA

Application Procedure:

Cyndi Cox
Sr. Human Resources Representative
Afton Chemical - 501 Monsanto Ave. - Sauget, Illinois 62206
Office Phone: 618-583-1084
Cell Phone: 618-419-3488
[email protected]

Job Description:

Responsible for implementing and continuously improving Process Safety Management programs and performance. Works to strengthen overall performance at the site, and assure compliance with applicable PSM regulations, and Responsible Care Process Safety requirements. Works to identify and mitigate process safety risk through procedures, reviews, metrics and analyses of processes, incidents, trends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads/Manages the Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) process at the site. This includes training/scheduling facilitators, planning, conducting PHA’s, performing Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and assessing the need for Critical Safety Systems (SIS/SIL). Leads/ensures PHA Actions are progressed to completion/resolution by tracking and following up on action items.
  • Manages the MOC Process, provides governance for the Deferral process, and practices escalation where needed.
  • Shares PSM best practices among sites, serves on global Process Safety Council
  • Provides PSM expertise to plant as well as recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) such as NFPA, ASME, API, and NEC.
  • Partners with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering to provide coaching, training, PSM support to help them successful in their role in PSM. Aligns site procedures/processes to corporate PSM programs.
  • Integrates PSM into site standard work processes. Ensures site is up to date with PSM training and operating procedure reviews. Participates in project reviews, ensures Safe design, HAZOP, PSSR are included.
  • Leads/participates in PSM audits to ensure compliance with OSHA/EPA RMP, ACC standards.
  • Leads/participates in Incident Investigations to leverage the learnings across the site units and globally. Ensures root cause and corrective actions are put into .
  • Leverages PSM Metrics to reduce Risk, improve Compliance and drive performance.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical, or other technical degree with PSM experience.
  • Additional professional certification and/or a graduate degree in Engineering or Process Safety formal education.
  • Certification in Incident Investigation, Process Hazard Analysis Team Leader, Facility Siting, Dust Hazard Analysis, or other formal relevant process safety programs.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in PSM and RMP best practices for petrochemical and/or chemical plants.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, and executing a PSM program
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and mitigating process safety risks
  • Exceptional leadership, ownership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated audit experience in PSM within the chemical or petrochemical industry
  • Expertise in knowledge-base and application of RAGAGEP

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical, or other technical degree with PSM experience.
  • Additional professional certification and/or a graduate degree in Engineering or Process Safety formal education.
  • Certification in Incident Investigation, Process Hazard Analysis Team Leader, Facility Siting, Dust Hazard Analysis, or other formal relevant process safety programs.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in PSM and RMP best practices for petrochemical and/or chemical plants.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, and executing a PSM program
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and mitigating process safety risks
  • Exceptional leadership, ownership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated audit experience in PSM within the chemical or petrochemical industry
  • Expertise in knowledge-base and application of RAGAGEP

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • P.E. registration, CHMM, CSP, CIH or equivalent is a plus
  • PHA Trained Team Leader

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of plant Engineering, process engineering and process safety management
  • Demonstrate familiarity with OSHA PSM and EPA RMP requirements.
  • Demonstrate understanding of state and federal regulatory laws
  • Demonstrate strong computer skills (Afton’s routine EHS applications like Gensuite)
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills which are clear, concise and effective
  • Able to handle several projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrate effective organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, SAP, Gensuite

 

Function Competencies:

  • EHS Risk Assessment – Ability to identify hazards, assess risks proactively.
  • EHS Risk Control – Ability to eliminate, reduce or mitigate risks through effective controls.
  • EHS Compliance/ Conformance -Identify, analyze, communicate and manage compliance
  • EHS Management System -Ability to design, operate, maintain processes for execution and continuous improvement. Leverages metrics to gauge performance.
  • Design with EHS in Mind – Reviews projects and processes to ensure robust, safe designs
  • Stakeholder Engagement – Builds relationships and partners effectively with stakeholders to advance program, safety, compliance, reduce risk.

Afton Chemical supports global operations through its corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and operates globally through local offices, research facilities and manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the world.

We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K matching contributions, pension, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer
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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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