Houston Area PSM Engineer

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Houston, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 Aug 2023

Key Objectives


  • The PSM Engineer will support the three Houston area sites primarily supporting the Almeda site. They will be the owner of one or more of the PSM Building Blocks (i.e., PHA, MOC, Siting, Safeguarding, etc.)
  • The PSM Engineer will work with the three Houston sites to align best practices and coordinate with site personnel that play a role in Process Safety
  • The PSM Engineer will assist the sites for their covered building blocks. This may be coordinating MOC’s, performing PHA’s, consulting on Siting, managing Safeguarding programs and doing other functions as required
  • Ensures site’s systems relating to PSM activities comply with OSHA, EPA and DHS standards and regulations, as well as established Nouryon directives, rules, and procedures
  • Participates in routine audits of PSM systems including but not limited to: Process Safety Information, Operating Procedures, Training, PSSRs, Mechanical Integrity, Management of Change, Incident Investigation, and Emergency Response
  • Assist external PSM related audits including: VPP, OSHA, and NAT
  • Develops creative systems to improve compliance, continuous improvement, and risk reduction through simplification of procedures and training


Principal Accountabilities


  • Ensure Process Safety compliance with all local, state, national, and Nouryon standards including but not limited to the following:
  • OSHA, EPA and DHS standards and regulations
  • PHA re-validations and actions
  • MOC
  • PSSR
  • Any other element of PSM


Functional Responsibilities/Network


  • Collaborates closely with Region and Global PSM Teams as well as Technology organizations.


Job Requirement / Candidate profile


  • Experience in a PSM regulated facility
  • Prior Process / Production Engineering experience strongly preferred
  • Has performed work with one or more of the 14 PSM elements
  • Minimum prior experience for satisfactory performance – 5 to 15 years
  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or Chemistry
  • Very good reading, writing and communication skills in English
  • Strong strategic and conceptual skills with ability to execute within given deadlines
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement of the processes, policies, and standards
  • Able to work in an inclusive way in the HSE community to make sure the business experiences ‘one voice’ and the team’s collective objectives are met
  • Relevant experience in different multiple units, disciplines, locations and/or other companies
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.


Vacancy data
Closing date
1 Aug 2023
Vacancy number
North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job area
Engineering (all roles)
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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