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Safety Engineer

Job Description

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

Basic Function

Located at the La Porte Complex, the Safety Engineer will coordinate, direct and manage daily health and safety activities in the field. Additionally, the Safety Engineer will proactively take ownership, and influence decisions for the development and continued improvement of site safety and health programs and processes.

Roles & Responsibilities

* Develops, implement and improve health & safety policies, procedures and their supporting programs including training
* Develops and performs safety assessments and training to ensure corporate and regulatory compliance
* Researches and interpret new and current regulatory requirements and make recommendations on policies and procedures as required
* Provides health & safety consultation to capital and plant small project efforts from project conception through execution phases
* Serves as a consultant and coach for field operations, labs and maintenance functions during routine and non-routine operations which will include maintenance activities and turnarounds
* Serves as the Occupational Safety subject matter expert for plant management, internal customers and fellow HSE team members
* Participates in company-wide Best Practice Teams related to occupational safety and health
* Provides OSHA regulatory interpretations to the line organization
* Assists the organization as well as contractors in the development of safe methods for performing non-routine work
* Leads, participate in and support incident investigations as necessary
* Evaluates effectiveness of assigned area safety programs, recommend improvements, and work with management to implement recommendations
* Mentors less experienced personnel within the Health, Safety and Emergency Services Groups
* Supports / participate in emergency response activities
* Completion of annual H&S program reviews as assigned
* Successful completion of annual goals
* Successful follow through on assigned action items
* HSE data analysis

Min. Qualifications

* A minimum of a BS in Safety, IH or related technical discipline.
* A minimum of 4 years petrochemical plant experience with at least 3 years in Occupational Safety & Health
* A non-technical bachelors or graduate degree may be considered if candidate possesses 10 years of plant experience with 5 or more years of direct Safety and Health experience.
* Demonstrated time management skills and ability to support changing priorities
* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients
* Expert knowledge of OSHA 1904, 1910 and 1926 regulations
* Ability to work in and around chemical facilities
* The person in this position will be expected to work independently with a level of oversight / supervision commensurate with experience level.
* The person in this position will be expected to continually develop professionally and provide guidance and mentoring to those with less safety and health experience.

Preferred Qualifications

* CSP/CIH

CompetenciesBuilds effective teamsCollaboratesCultivates innovationCustomer focusDemonstrates courageDrives resultsEnsures accountabilityInstills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.


Nearest Major Market: Houston



Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Manufacturing, Skilled Labor - Trades
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Chemical, Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 602312600
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