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Process Safety Engineer Job


Mulberry, FL, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Engineering & Technology
Posting Date:  May 22, 2022

Position Summary:

As a Process Safety Engineer you will be the technical lead for process safety and the primary source for the development and implementation of a process safety program at the North American Arkema-ArrMaz facilities.  Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday.  Nights, weekends, and additional hours as required.  


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support plant compliance with safety and environmental related regulatory requirements including OSHA, PSM, RMP, as well as other company policies and programs.
  • Support the development and implementation of a Process Safety Management (PSM) program at the North American Arkema-ArrMaz facilities.
  • Evaluate equipment and processes and complete risk assessments to set priority for future PHA’s.
  • Ensure Process Safety Information is accurate. 
  • Develop a system to maintain safety critical systems lists and testing frequencies.
  • Work with project leads and corporate SME’s (subject matter experts) to ensure functional safety calculations are completed (SIL calculation) as needed. 
  • Facilitate Process Hazard Analyses (PHA’s).
  • Identify and implement technical solutions to resolve PHA and other process safety related action items.
  • Develop, design, and implement projects to improve the safety and reliability of plant equipment and processes.
  • Support and improve the Management of Change process.
  • Collaborate with maintenance and the mechanical integrity team to ensure their programs are compliant with PSM requirements.
  • Collaborate with engineering and maintenance to ensure pre-start up safety reviews (PSSR’s) are completed and findings are addressed.
  • Collaborate with operations to ensure standard operating procedures are compliant with PSM. 
  • Lead and educate team members on the importance of Process Safety.
  • Train operations personnel and other staff in technical issues as it relates to process safety.
  • Prompt reporting of near misses and other incidents in the EHS management system.
  • Utilize computerized maintenance management system to input and track work orders.
  • Be a leader in driving to a zero-injury and zero process safety event work culture.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Some domestic travel required.


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering from an accredited University, Chemical Engineering degree preferred. 
  • 5-8 years of experience in a PSM program in a chemical or petrochemical environment.
  • Experience facilitating PHA’s, required.
  • Understanding of the LOPA methodology, preferred.
  • Functional safety calculation (SIL calculation) and dispersion modeling experience, preferred.
  • Experience using PHAWorks, preferred.

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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