Process Safety Manager

LyondellBasell Industries   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Chemicals


11 - 15 years

Posted 297 days ago

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Basic Purpose:

Provide process safety and risk management leadership to achieve global HSE performance goals and drive continuous improvement.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the company’s knowledgeable process safety and risk management expert(s); engage manufacturing sites and capital project teams.


  • Actively process safety based drive Learning from Experience and Technology and Knowledge Management


  • Act as document owner of Operational Excellence Process Safety standards.


  • Actively participate in the Global Core and/or Extended Process Safety Network.


  • Analyze company’s process safety performance using lagging and leading indicators; develop and implement action plans and programs to drive performance.


  • Assess and prioritize company- wide process safety risks; lead or support the development of action plans including the LRP and capital approval processes.


  • Lead or support process safety engineering activities including facility siting, safety instrumented systems, relief & flare studies, etc.


  • Be fully knowledgeable in all applicable process safety laws, codes, laws, regulations, consensus standards, recommended practices, and guidelines.


  • Develop and deliver process safety and risk management training programs


  • Participate in audits and incident investigations.


  • Provide leadership for the company Loss Prevention program.


  • Provide technical oversight for the related insurance programs.



  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline, Chemistry or Physics.
  • A Professional Registration is a plus.  


Critical Skills:

  • Technically trained in an engineering discipline with a process engineering background.
  • Ability to lead through influence.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of process safety methods and systems.
  • Ability to drive multiple initiatives and programs.
  • Good understanding of business objectives and the ability to prioritize initiatives and the application of resources.


Leadership Criteria:

  • Drive company values.
  • Ability to handle diversity in the work place.
  • Ability to translate working knowledge of the business into clear and specific strategies.
  • Ability to utilize functional knowledge expertise to contribute to the success of the business.
  • Have courage to bring conflicts to the surface and resolve them effectively.
  • Encourage creativity, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Have an excellent customer focus to ensure that services are delivered in a cost effective way.