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Process Safety Management Engineer


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-TX-BEAUMONT-PLT-0142-2191   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 




About the Position

The Process Safety Management (PSM) Engineer - Associate will support the PSM program at the Beaumont (Chemical) plant. This position will ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation 1910.119, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation 40 CFR Part 68, Risk Management programs (RMPs) and PSM/Goodyear (internal) standards.


This position plays a key role in driving the continuous improvement cycle of the PSM management system. The incumbent will participate in the Management of Change (MOC) process - ensuring proposed changes do not create additional risk to the facility and/or associates. He/She will participate in MOC process hazard analyses (including annual revalidations) and pre-startup safety reviews. This role will develop an understanding of the Incident Investigation process (including root cause analysis).  


This associate will support the Maintenance and Operations Department with mechanical integrity related items as needed per the PSM standards.  

The position will support third-party engineering studies to ensure processes/equipment comply with Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP) and Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) - Tracking completion of action plans.

In addition, the PSM Engineer will track performance/trends and present (monthly) to the Plant Leadership team (PLT).                



This position interfaces with hourly and salary staff at all levels and various departments within the plant and the Chemical Division.   

  • Support PSM/RMP programs in accordance with plant, corporate, OSHA and EPA guidelines. Participate in periodic audits of PSM procedures. Track completion of action items. Present monthly PSM status reports to the PLT and quarterly PSM status reports to the Chemical Operations Governance Council. Support the review/submittal of the Risk Management plan.
  • Support the MOC process for the plant - Participating in process hazard analyses (PHAs) and pre-startup safety reviews. Ensure work instructions are updated and training is completed before changes are implemented. Support the updating of process safety information (including process piping and instrument diagrams [P&IDs] and equipment files).
  • Support PHA using HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Study) or What-If Checklist methodologies. Assist with compiling appropriate process safety information, scheduling PHA teams and documenting PHAs. Assist with developing corrective action plans - Tracking completion and reporting progress to the PLT (monthly).                
  • Provide expertise in continously improving the PSM management system.  Works with respective departments to drive capability of the PSM elements.  For example, assist the Maintenance and Operations Department to continously improve the mechanical integrity program per the PSM standards. Conducts analyses of PSM data to identify trends and recommend improvements to the respective PSM element.           
  • Support third-party engineering studies to ensure the design of our processes and equipment meet RAGAGEP and LOPA. Track corrective actions to completion. Assist Engineering/Purchasing with reviewing bid packages and selecting vendors (for services). Assist with evaluating engineering design specifications to ensure alignment with RAGAGEP.


Education and Requirements

  • Bachelors degee in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2 or more years experience working in a petrochemical or manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to Process Safety Management and/or a Risk Management Plan
  • Preferred, but not required, Masters degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. Professional Engineer's license, API 510/570, API 653   


Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (API, NFPA, OSHA, ASME and ANSI - Desired)
  • Experience participating in process hazard analysis (PHA) reviews (PHA-Pro experience - Desired)
  • Ability to interface with plant/union leadership, engineering firms and contractors
  • Computer skills (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal)
  • Must be a team player who is self-motivated and capable of managing multiple tasks



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

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