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Lead Process Safety Engineer


Job Description:

Lead Process Safety Engineer


£Very Competitive Package


The Company

With a UK turnover more than £150 million and being part of £1 Billion group, our client manufactures products used in both the construction industry and consumer markets and are a world leader in their field.

They have over 150 staff between two locations in Derbyshire and carry out operations from product manufacturing, conversion, storage, and delivery to their customers.  One of the two Derbyshire sites is a lower tier COMAH site due to the nature of the chemicals used in the production process, the other site takes the material produced from the COMAH site and converts to the size and shape fit for customer purpose.

The business has had a fantastic 2021 so far with the Derbyshire sites being one of the best performing in the group.

The company are now looking for a Lead Process Safety Engineer who will be responsible for leading all of the risk assessments  (HAZOPs, LOPA) for changes at site and ensuring all follow up actions are completed successfully.


The Role

The Lead Process Safety Engineer will be responsible for process safety related to upgrades or changes to any part of the production process at site.  This will include:

  • Leading risk assessments for process safety at site.
  • Managing the HAZOP programme for the business.
  • Ensuring HAZOP actions are prioritised and closed out.
  • Performing or checking engineering calculations for plant modifications.
  • Leading incident investigations for process safety at site.
  • Liaising with external exports (i.e instrumentation, electrical engineering) as part of process safety reviews.
  • Provide process safety support for external regulators.
  • Lead and provide training on process safety at site.
  • Development of process safety management systems for the site which can be shared with wider areas of the group business.


The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Lead Process Safety Engineer role you will need:

  • A Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineer.
  • To be a chartered engineer.
  • Demonstrable experience in process safety.
  • Experience in leading HAZOPs and risk assessments.
  • To be able to influence and guide others to your way of thinking.


The Benefits

  • A very competitive salary and remuneration package.
  • Personal medical cover.
  • The opportunity to work for a market leader in their sector.
  • Autonomy to shape and lead process safety in the business.


If you’re interested please apply online, send your CV to [email protected]

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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    10% Bonus, Private Health Care

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet