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Process Safety Engineer

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Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.


Process Safety Engineer



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and progression of Process Safety related capital projects
    • Collaborate with Production and Project Engineering
    • Communicate with plant and corporate leadership to secure funds for execution.
  • Work with technical and operations staff to identify and mitigate potential hazards of existing and new processes:
    • General Hazards: flammability, environmental, over-pressurization
    • Reactive Scenarios: decompositions, polymerizations, and runaways
  • Facilitate Process Hazard Analyses and hazard assessments to identify potential process hazards
  • Facilitate Layers of Protection Analyses to assess hazards and potential mitigations
  • Participate in Ad Hoc Incident Investigations
  • Work closely with the Pressure Safety Group to identify and correct potential venting and pressure relief concerns (Relief System/Vent Design)
  • Perform Management of Change (MOC) reviews
  • Assist in maintenance and revisions to the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) and EPA Risk Management Programs (RMP) for the operating site
  • Train new and existing employees on process hazard awareness
  • Other duties as assigned



  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • Basic Process Engineering skills (minimum of 3 years process or plant experience - as Production or Process Engineer)
  • Ability to build relationships and to collaborate
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to communicate effectively with persons at all levels of the organization



  • Experience and/or training in facilitating Process Hazard Analyses, Layers of Protection Analyses, and Facility Siting Studies
  • Knowledge of the following codes: NFPA 30 (Flammable Material), NFPA 77 (Static); Mechanical Integrity API and ASME
  • Familiarity with Process Safety software (PHA Works, PHA Leader, PHA PRO)
  • Familiarity with Dispersion Modeling Software (CHARM, PHAST, ALOHA)
  • Fired Equipment / Burner Management System requirements
  • Evaluation of materials of construction, hydraulics, and heat/material balances
  • Undergraduate studies or certification in Process Safety
  • Graduate degree in engineering
  • Familiarity with common process equipment



While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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