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United States, Elgin, IL, United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies
The Process Safety Engineer assumes a pivotal role in ensuring the safe, predictable, reliable, and sustainable operation of Henkel Adhesives' processes and facilities. The responsibilities of this role encompass various facets, including conducting and or coordinating comprehensive risk assessments during the full production life cycle, defining process safety risk mitigation and reduction strategies, implementing process safety protocols, ensuring compliance to the relevant legislation and company standards, promoting best practices, evaluating and recommending competency and training requirements, and serving as an advocate to instil a robust process safety culture and operational discipline within Henkel. Beyond guiding the implementation and upkeep of site-specific Process Safety Management (PSM) systems, the Process Safety Engineer provides crucial assurance that all process safety risks associated with facility design and operation are continuously managed at a tolerable or acceptable level. Given the cross-functional nature of the position, the Process Safety Engineer must collaborate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team. This role is considered the primary focal point and entity for oversight in operations, engineering, and maintenance activities.
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Core Roles & Responsibilities / Required Outputs:
Special Roles & Responsibilities / Required Outputs:
·A Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering with a strong technical background (preferably Chemical, Mechanical, Process Safety or Industrial Engineering).
·A post-graduate degree in Science / Engineering is advantageous.
Certification & Professional Membership
·Professional certification in Process Safety Management or Engineering (e.g., Chartered Engineer, Certified Functional Safety Engineer, NEBOSH International HSE certificate in PSM, etc.) is beneficial.
·5 years of total experience (Bachelor’s) with at least 2 years chemical manufacturing experience OR
·3 years total experience (Master’s) with at least 2 years chemical manufacturing experience OR
·2 years total experience (PhD) with at least 2 years chemical manufacturing experience.
·Strong knowledge in all the following areas and proficient in at least 3: engineering design, operational risk management, process safety management, process hazard analysis, risk assessment & analysis, explosion safety and ignition control, loss prevention, incident investigation, process safety auditing.
·Working knowledge and or proficiency in the application of the relevant legislation and industry recommended best practices related to process safety management (e.g., OSHA PSM 29 CFR 1910.119, Seveso III / Directive 2012/18/EU, COMAH/CIMAH, ISO, ASME, API RP, IEC, NFPA, etc.).
·Conversant with usual business suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Etc.).
·Awareness / proficiency in the use of PSM and risk assessment toolsets e.g., FEI/CEI, BowTie XP, ALOHA®, PHA-Pro, TapRoot®, RCATTM, PHAST, SAFETI, etc.
·A strong drive (aptitude) towards process safety.
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·Display strong assertiveness.
·Able to solve problems and make decisions by applying sound reasoning.
·Open-minded, keen to knowledge sharing.
·Leadership and strong listening skills.
·Keen prioritisation and time-management skills.
·Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
·Ability to influence at all levelsto ensure compliance with PSM and implementation of safety initiatives.
The salary for this role is $100,000 - $130,000. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.
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