General Electric Chemical Process Safety Engineer in Various, Belgium

About Us:

GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid-2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

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Role Summary:

The Global Process Safety Engineer will identify quality and process safety risks, issues and develop mitigation strategies for GE Water. You will support all global production plants with special focus on the 3 reaction plants and will closely work together with the engineering and technology teams.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Chemical Process Safety Engineer, you will:

  • Support the Global Process Chemistry team to ensure all aspects of process safety are taken care of in projects and SOP reviews in all reaction and blending plants

  • Review as-is designs, identify gaps and propose solutions to improve the safety and exposure of people and environment

  • Work closely together with the engineering team during the design and start-up of projects at the plants and provide technical process safety support

  • Assemble process safety information, including P&IDs, equipment design data, and process parameters needed for successful completion of Process Hazard Analyses (PHA / HAZOP)

  • Implement company‚Äôs internal standards for hazardous process (e.g. flammable materials, combustible dust handling and neutralization reactions)

  • Implement, maintain, and improve all aspects of the company's process safety program

  • Maintain compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA, EU and country / state / local requirements including Process Safety Management, RMP, Seveso

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university or college or equivalent working experience

  • Significant chemical industry experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Abilityand willingness to travel 25% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in chemical industry

  • Knowledge of OSHA Process Safety Management, EPA and SEVESO experience

  • Experience conducting employee process safety training

  • Quality and Compliance auditing skills

  • Experience in reading engineering diagrams

  • LEAN or Six Sigma experience

  • ISO 14001 experience

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Capable of leading initiatives of moderate scope and impact

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

PLEASE NOTE: Trevose, PA is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations or Belgium in Europe may be considered.

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Locations: Belgium, United States; Pennsylvania; Trevose, Unspecified

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