Process Safety Engineer

Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536 Pasadena, TX, US, 77507-1397

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide process safety support for assigned units, including:
    • Facilitate both revalidation and project Process Hazard Analyses (PHA), Dust Hazard Analyses (DHA), Layer of Protection Analyses (LOPA), and prepare for and Complete Reports
    • Participate in incident investigations, help classify incidents regarding Process Safety Tier 1, 2, or 3 per API Recommended Practice 754
    • Review Management of Change Orders, help determine when a Process Hazard Analysis is needed.
    • Update Reactivity Matrices as needed for assigned units.
    • Support Mechanical Integrity and Independent Protection Layer initiatives providing technical expertise and guidance to other departments.
    • Enter action items as needed into tracking database and work with units to facilitate closure.
    • Participate/lead technical committees such as the Fired Equipment & Venting Committee, Chlorine Standards Committee, Piping & Instrument Diagram, or others.
    • Participate in regional and global process safety committees to present information and to ensure company standardization of process safety practices.
    • Lead site efforts towards Siting Studies, Area Classification, or other process safety related initiatives.
    • Support Risk Management Program (RMP) filing for changes and resubmission – Develop RMP Scenarios
    • Process Safety Management System Auditing (Local and Off-Site)
    • PSM Manual Updates/Revision


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Education Requirements:

  • BS or higher degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience at a manufacturing site or process safety related field
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work with other departments to accomplish goals (Operations, Engineering, Environmental, Maintenance)


Considered A Plus:

  • Familiarity with PHA Works, PHA Pro, PHAST Dispersion Modeling, or similar software packages.
  • Experience leading process hazard analyses or developing site process safety programs.


What Lubrizol offers:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment
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If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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