Principle Process Safety Engineer

Location Stockton-on-Tees
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Mark Swindle

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Published: 3 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Principle Process Safety Engineer on behalf of our client based in Stockton-on-Tees. This is a full time permanent role.

Primary purpose of role

Ensure Process and Process Safety risk management, compliance & governance are understood and managed in line with best practice and regulatory engineering practices, standards, and processes across all operations. Provide Process Engineering governance, support, guidance & action completion for operations, capital projects & Engineering.

Major duties

  • Lead the understanding of process & process safety management systems, ensuring engineering related risks to people, environment, plant & business are understood & managed systematically & effectively.

  • Provide company-wide discipline governance, assurance, compliance and risk identification and quantification.

  • Provide discipline support and alignment with the SRAM, supporting the development of site COMAH safety reports and subsequent re-writes

  • Work effectively and positively with all employees and contractors promoting a positive safety culture and high awareness of process safety.

  • Support process engineering capability across the client & as required engineering resourcing and development – both client and third-party contract support for technical assurance and other activities

  • Establish and maintain required discipline engineering practices, standards, and processes in line with legislative requirements and good engineering practice.

  • Lead cross site discipline engineering networks (Process/Process safety and MOC) sharing best practice and alignment across the discipline.

  • Provide, guidance and support enabling sites to establish & maintain site specific (level 3) discipline engineering practices, standards, and processes.

  • Provide or lead procurement of suitable and sufficient discipline engineering verification for studies, process safety support for projects and modifications and provide technical assurance as required to operations.

  • Lead process assurance activities delivering compliance with level 2 engineering practices, standards, and processes.

  • Monitor audit conclusions for wider group learning and follow-up actions.

  • Participate in other audit or assurance activities as requested by the regulatory authority.

  • Monitor and modify as applicable operational site performance indicators enabling oversight of risk management processes.

  • Participate in reviews and root cause analysis for incidents or serious near miss events.

  • Provide discipline engineering guidance and mentoring as required and support the competence development for the sites discipline engineers.

  • Review and endorse deviations from a performance standard where appropriate.

  • Positively represent client at relevant internal and external forums, providing positive contributions & incorporating wider best practice & learning into client discipline engineering practices, standards and processes.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Membership of an institute

  • Knowledge and experience working in & with 24/7, high hazard & highly regulated Operational assets.

  • Knowledge & application of: - COMAH (Process Safety & Predictive Guidance) - DSEAR Regulations - HAZID & HAZOPs - Process Hazard Review - Hierarchical approach to Major Accident Hazards - Layer Of Protection Analysis - Safe Operating Limits - Occupied Buildings R. A. - Fire and Explosion R.A. - Over pressure prevention & protection - Primary, secondary & tertiary containment measures Process simulation (HYSYS)

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.