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Lead Engineer, Process Safety Management



Lead Engineer, Process Safety Management

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Mount Vernon, Indiana


Explore what Matters

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.



It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

The Process Safety Management (PSM) Engineer will monitor and continuously improve the site PSM system. Will be involved in all aspects of PSM at the site including PHA’s, PSM Audits, Process Safety training, and investigations.  Will provide technical expertise to site operating units to evaluate risks and cost –effectively resolve PSM issues.


•Conduct Process Safety reviews, including Process Hazards Analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), and fault Tree Analysis.


•Developing guidelines to set control limits for Safe Operating Window


•Driving Management of Change Process (MOC) and ensuring process effectiveness and awareness to the site.


•Have knowledge of facility sitting, Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) approaches and guiding site for smooth implementations of requirement.


•Collaborating with operations during the design of advanced process control Systems


•Selecting the correct mechanical integrity level for safety critical devices.

•Help sites to implement PSM improvements.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Provide direction, technical support, and a high degree of expertise to the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) policies, standards, and best practices.
  • Assist with the development, evaluation, monitoring and reporting of PSM performance targets for the site.
  • Coordinate the implementation of PSM policies to establish a high level of protection for SABIC operations, incident prevention, and compliance with governmental regulatory requirements, internal standards, and Responsible Care codes.
  • Support the PSM aspects of SABIC’s safety compliance audit program, support selection of and training in the use of PSM tools, support investigations of major incidents.


What Matters to SABIC

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering or related engineering degree.
  • 10 years an active role in PSM managing within the Petro or Chemical industries.
  • Previous manufacturing roles (operations and process engineering) is strongly desirable.
  • Conduct Process Safety reviews, including Process Hazards Analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), and fault Tree Analysis.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Good knowledge of chemical manufacturing processes and roles.


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.