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Process Safety Engineer – Pharmaceutical or Chemical Manufacturing - $100,000 - $160,000

Lebanon, IN
OPEN JOB: Process Safety Engineer – Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
LOCATION: Lebanon, Indiana (40 minutes outside of Indianapolis)
HYBRID: Up to 4 days a month from home
SALARY: $100,000 to $160,000
INDUSTRY: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Production

The firm is constructing an advanced manufacturing facility for production of API molecules.. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the startup team for a greenfield manufacturing site, and the successful candidate will help to build the processes and facility to enable a successful startup into GMP manufacturing operations.

Objectives of Position:  
  • The Process Safety Engineer is part of the Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) team and provides technical leadership and expertise in the development, implementation, and maintenance of process safety management and engineering support services to the company's site, including the construction, startup, and operations phases.
  • In the project delivery and startup phase of the project (startup expected 2025 to 2027), the HSE roles will be fluid and dynamic as we endeavor to support the project delivery, build a new organization, develop and implement the necessary systems and business processes required to support GMP operations, and build the site culture. This will require significant collaboration, creativity and resilience as the site grows to a full scale GMP manufacturing through start up.

  • Support the development and implementation of the process safety management operational readiness plan as a collaborative, inclusive, and energetic member of the HSE team.
  • Provide input and feedback on process safety design decisions, construction, and startup plans while ensuring decisions meet project deliverables and compliance requirements, leveraging existing the company's knowledge, and incorporating external experiences and learning.
  • Provide oversight and support of process hazard analysis and facility siting studies.
  • Develop and roll out process safety management (PSM) program elements such as employee participation, Management of Change, Pre-Startup Safety Review, Process hazard analysis (PHA), etc.
  • Provide training, mentoring, and onboarding of new staff to help support a strong process safety culture at the site.
  • Provide oversight of operations of pharmaceutical API manufacturing units.
  • Develop a partnership with Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering functions to help manage change, assure safety and compliance of new systems, and assist in setting requirements to assure safe startup.
  • Ensure application of industry codes and standards such as NPFA 30 (combustible liquids), NFPA 652 (combustible dust), and overpressure protection requirements during project and management of change reviews.
  • Build technical relationships by routinely interacting with corporate and site process safety colleagues. This role has opportunities to network externally with organizations such as the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), Purdue Process Safety and Assurance Center (P2SAC), and the ACC Process Safety networking groups.

Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, or related field of study; CCPSC or PE preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in the chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing, specifically process safety management.

Additional Preferences:
  • Knowledge and experience in process safety, including knowledge of OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) regulation.
  • Trained in Process Hazard Analysis facilitation, HAZOP, and What-If Methodologies
  • Strong analytical skills and systematic and structured way of working
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Trained in Layer Of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Knowledge of EPA Risk Management Plan
  • Experience interfacing with HSE-related regulatory agencies.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
  • Full MS WORD Resume
  • Required compensation
  • Contact information
  • Availability 
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full

Recruiting Manager

EMAIL: jdenmark@intermediagroup.com
LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasondenmark


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