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Senior Process Safety Management Engineer

Chester, VA, USA ● Frankford, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Hopewell, VA 23860, USA Req #428
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
About AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

Position Summary: The Senior PSM Engineer (Risk Reduction) is responsible for supporting OSHA PSM and AdvanSix process safety programs with a focus on reducing identified risk.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and prioritize risk reduction projects found during PHAs, QRAs, and other risk analysis
  • Interface with Capital Engineering to define scope and timing of risk reduction projects
  • Perform preliminary engineering for risk reduction projects ·Owner of company Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) process
  • Interface with industry groups and guidance to identify Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP)
  • Lead site Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) including revalidation of PSM covered units and newly installed projects
  • Ensure effectiveness of risk mitigation
  • Participate in auditing of PSM elements at the site and potentially other AdvanSix locations.
  • Based on past experience, become subject matter expert for one, or more, of the PSM elements for AdvanSix
  • Active participation in external leading practice organizations such as the ACC, AFPM, and the CCPS
  • Perform incident investigations as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required
  • Minimum 10 years 'experience in chemical plants through production, technical, or process engineering
  • Minimum of 4years process safety experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Project management experience Six Sigma certification
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with hourly union and salaried coworkers at all levels of an organization
  • PHA leader experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience influencing within an organization
  • Release modeling and LOPA experience preferred
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification. To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family SC03 - ISC HSE
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Chester, VA, USA
  • Frankford, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Hopewell, VA 23860, USA