Process Safety Manager, Americas Region

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Date: May 28, 2024

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092 Brecksville, OH, US, 44141 Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Process Safety Manager, Americas Region


Job Location: Located at any Lubrizol manufacturing facility. 

Job Type: Full-Time


Type of Role: Hybrid


​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. 


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Process Safety Manager, Americas Region


Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the Additives and Advanced Materials segment and we're looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team. 


What You'll Do:


As a Process Safety Manager, Americas Region, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation by providing tactical leadership and subject matter expertise in process safety and risk management for the Lubrizol facilities located in the Americas region (North America and South America) in alignment with the Global Process Safety Manager and broader HSES (Health, Safety, Environmental, & Security) organization. This includes providing direct tactical support to drive continuous improvement and industry best practices towards safe, compliant, and responsible operations in support of One Lubrizol.  The Process Safety Manager, Americas Region can be located anywhere in the Americas region where we operate a Lubrizol facility. The Process Safety Manager, Americas region is accountable for providing transformational governance and support in the region to achieve HSES objectives and best in class performance in alignment with corporate goals and objectives. This is a skilled professional who has experience in process safety, engineering, and risk management. The Process Safety Manager, Americas region is responsible for supporting the implementation of corporate and regional programs, initiatives, and management systems in support of the broader organization


What We're Looking For:

  • Develop, implement, and support standardized process safety and risk management programs at the Lubrizol facilities within the Americas region with the goal to drive best-in-class performance and capabilities with respect to Process Safety.
  • Provide Process Safety Engineering/consulting support related to the process safety elements including Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Mechanical Integrity (MI), Pre-Start Up Safety Review (PSSR), Process Safety Information (PSI), Management of Change (MOC), Process Safety training, contractor safety and risk mitigation.
  • Ability to facilitate PHA’s for processes and projects to meet and exceed OSHA PSM and Responsible Care requirements.
  • Support Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Human Reliability Analyses, Siting Studies, and other Process Safety functions to support PHA recommendations.
  • Support Lubrizol knowledge on process safety developments and best practices, high-profile process safety risks, improvement initiatives and issues, site PSM implementation and activities to support mechanical integrity.
  • Ensure process safety performance improvement via leading and lagging KPIs.
  • Assess state of process safety culture and develop plans for continual improvement.
  • Support the development and execution of Lubrizol’s Process Safety Management goals and strategies. 
  • Create competence requirements and curriculum for Process Safety training for new and experienced employees
  • Monitor and report Americas Region Risk Register High Risk items and work with sites to create plans for elimination or mitigation.
  • Monitor and report on Americas Region open PHA action items and work with sites as needed to create plans for closure.
  • Support sites by creating relationships with third parties to maintain and update process safety information (including chemical reactivity databases, PSM procedures, P&IDs, PSV sizing documents, and Process Flow Diagrams) for sites without dedicated personnel for those activities.
  • Participate on Incident Investigations and other HSES related teams, including root cause determination.
  • Must be able to travel ~25% of time. 


Skills That Make a Difference: 

  • Bachelor’s in chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or related technical field
  • 10+ years of chemical process industry with Process Safety Management experience.
  • Proven success in working individually and in teams.
  • Detail oriented, with uncompromising safety principles.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in operations and maintenance for chemical processing equipment such as pressure vessel, piping codes, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, etc.
  • Considered a plus:
    • Formal Root Cause Analysis training
    • Experience with ePHA and PHA Works RA
    • Experience using SAP, PI and/or DeltaV software.
    • Knowledge of ASME, API, NFPA and OSHA regulation 


Perks and Rewards That Inspire: 

  • 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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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