Process Safety Engineer – Lucite International – Kingston upon Hull

Lucite International

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Process Safety Engineer to join Mitsubishi Chemical at the Soarnol site at Saltend, Hull. The main purpose of the role is to provide leadership and guidance for all of Process Safety functions at the site.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for ensuring the leadership team are aware and committed to practices and processes required to comply with the process safety requirements of the COMAH regulations.

Develop, monitor and recommend improvement and action plans on key process safety metrics (PSPI’s).

Support the development and maintenance of the process safety management (PSM) system to demonstrate the requirements of the COMAH regulations (COMAH Safety Report – Chapter 1)

Provide leadership and guidance to aid the company to identify and assess major accident hazards via management of change processes and the 5 year COMAH safety report cycle. (COMAH Safety Report – Chapter 2)

Lead and coordinate the development/maintenance of the sites basis of safety (BOS) for each plant area (Internal BOS documents and COMAH safety Report – Chapter 3)

Contribute to the preparation and delivery of process safety related HSE intervention meetings.

Responsible for providing process safety best practice guidance for the development of company Process Safety related Site Rules and Site Procedures.

Manage the companies Process Safety risk assessment register (HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA etc) and provide the training and awareness to ensure updates are completed in line with the companies, management of change systems and the 5 year COMAH safety report cycle.

Responsible person for Domino exchanges with all Saltend Chemicals Park companies.

Share company process safety information globally with Soarnol Department, MCC and MCE.

Process Safety signatory when required for the approval of MODs, and signatory for alarm and DCS changes.

Identify and manage suitable and competent external process safety consultancy support as an intelligent customer as required.

Provide process safety training and competence assessments in line with the companies process safety competency framework.

Where necessary provide support for internal or external consultancies engineers in the companies process safety practices.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge of COMAH / experience of working on an upper tier COMAH site

Process safety experience in a similar role within the petrochemical / chemical process industries

Degree qualified in chemical / process engineering or equivalent with appropriate Process Safety training e.g. COGENT, IChemE HAZOP Leader, ABB LOPA, TUV Functional safety.

Previous experience in roles requiring significant external stakeholder relationship development and internal / external knowledge transfer

SoarnoL™ (EVOH), is a trade name of Ethylene-Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer originally developed through years of research. SoarnoL™ (EVOH), has gas barrier properties and is used in many applications from food and medical packaging to agricultural film and pipe applications. We are located on the Saltend Chemicals Park, close to the towns of Kingston upon Hull and the market town of Beverley.

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