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Senior Process Safety Specialist

Ref: 76944

  • 70,000-85,000
  • 27 Apr 2022
  • Tipperary
  • Permanent

Senior Process Safety Engineer

About the Company

A leading Pharmaceutical site in Tipperary is seeking to appoint a Senior Process Safety Engineer to lead it's Process Safety team.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the site’s Process Safety Management (PSM) Team and Program.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to site operations staff with a focus on identifying process safety related hazards, compliance obligations, assessing risks, and assisting sites in implementing compliant technical solutions.
  • Drive and supporting process safety functional improvement activities (e.g., training, tools, work processes, auditing, metrics, internal programs, and standards).
  • Provide Process Safety leadership and technical support to capital projects, existing operations, and incident investigations.
  • Ensure compliance with COMAH, Land Use Planning requirements and other PSM related regulations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher Chemical engineering or other Engineering / Chemistry Degrees with appropriate conversion courses.
  • Ten (10) or more years of progressive process safety experience in chemical, pharmaceutical, biochemical, petrochemical or process related industry.
  • People Management Skills / Experience.
  • Significant experience and knowledge of Process Safety Management Systems and compliance with PSM Regulations including OSHA, COMAH and ATEX.
  • Direct experience leading and participation in Process Hazard risk evaluation tools and techniques such as Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), HAZOP, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) / SIL (Safety Integrity Level), FMEA, Bowtie etc.
  • Experience completing Management of Change (MOC) safety assessments, P&ID reviews, and Pre-Startup Safety Reviews (PSSR) in a fast-changing work environment

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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