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HSEQ Process Safety Specialist

Company: Covestro AG
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refined Chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 17,200 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.



Provide technical support and expertise for the process safety and risk management program to meet corporate and site requirements. Perform, facilitate and document process safety reviews (PHAs, HAZOPs, and MOCs) for unit revalidations and capital projects within Covestro. Conduct Process Safety Management audits and monitor completion of audit recommendations and incident investigation recommendations. Revise and update Process Safety and Risk Management guidelines and procedures. Develop and provide training as necessary.

Major Responsibility

  • Lead and Direct the process hazard analyses and process safety reviews utilizing HAZOP, What-if and Checklists methodologies and document in Stature system.
  • Prioritize risk mitigation schedule based on hazard severity.
  • Advise project management on impacts of regulatory issues and provide in-depth, specialized technical guidance for response to these process safety issues and Identify when it is necessary to conduct MoCs.
  • Prepare and update process safety guidelines to assure compliance with OSHA, local, state and insurance regulations and requirements.
  • Provide process safety related instrumentation expertise and technical support to Sites, Engineering, line and divisional management, including support for implementing and maintaining systems to manage Safety Instrumented Systems.
  • Ensure all PSM/ERS programs are meeting local & global directed completion schedules. Manage the available resources to meet these schedules.
  • Represent Covestro on trade associations (e.g., NFPA, etc.).
  • Participate in Incident Investigations as requested by Management using Root Cause Analysis methodologies.
  • Support department goals for Process Safety and Corporate HSEQ-OS.
  • Provide safety statistics reports, including for key performance indicators and process incidents
  • Newark Site Safeguard Champion and provide monthly reports to corporate Team.
  • Local Machinery Safety Expert on Safeguard task T24 per Core 124


Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Chemical Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of six (6) years' experience or an
  • MS in Chemical Engineering or equivalent with four (4) years' experience in the chemical or petroleum industries in process safety
  • Awareness of hazard identification and mitigation required
  • Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend, and use P&IDs, material balances, equipment and layout drawings, and specifications for complex chemical processes.
  • Knowledge of performing, facilitating, and documenting process hazard analysis using detailed, systematic approaches.
  • Must become a certified PPS Practitioner
  • Strong, effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Chemical facility experience is desirable.


Are you as curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you an exciting career opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and resume. Become part of our team - apply now!

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