Process Safety Engineer, Jobs, England, Southampton & Hampshire, 4715

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Process Safety Engineer - Southampton & Hampshire

World leading salary and benefits package - Engineering & Manufacturing - Oil & Gas
Ref: 4715 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 Oct 2017
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Nine Twenty Engineering are delighted to be recruiting for ExxonMobil's UK operation as they look to hire a Process Safety Engineer to develop in to their Technical subject matter specialist for their Fawley Refinery.



ExxonMobil  are the world's largest publicly traded international Oil & Gas Company and they offer world leading benefits and professional development for their staff. 

This is the only interview you will ever need to attend!

They require a Process Safety Engineer for their Fawley Refinery, Southampton



Job Role Summary


Process Safety Engineers are responsible for providing process safety engineering expertise to the plant operating teams.

The role is based at their Fawley site, near Southampton, which is the largest and most technically complex refining and petrochemical facility in the UK.

The successful candidate will work in the Chemicals Technical Department, but will support both Refinery and Chemicals teams as part of a site shared service.


Job Role Responsibilities


The key responsibilities of the Process Safety Engineer are to:

  • Advise the operating teams on day-to-day and medium term process safety engineering matters.
  • Support the site’s Facility Risk Assessment and management programme, including performing HAZOPs and other risk assessment activities.
  • Support new projects by providing guidance on process safety for new designs and performing safety reviews.
  • Maintain process safety databases, including the Safe Operating Envelope Database and Risk Catalogue.

Expected Level of Proficiency


To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Be a degree qualified chemical engineer with a good academic record. Candidates with degrees in other engineering disciplines who have the requisite experience will also be considered.
  • Be, or be working towards being, a Chartered Engineer, as defined by the Institute of Chemical Engineers or equivalent.
  • Have relevant technical and operational experience in the area of process safety engineering within a refinery, petrochemical facility or similar manufacturing environment (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered.


Candidates should also have demonstrated experience in:

  • Performing detailed risk assessments
  • Consequence modelling and analysis
  • HAZOPs
  • Safety valve contingency analysis and calculations
  • Working with the safety regulator / Competent Authority e.g. UK Health and Safety Executive
  • Flare system modelling


Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.


To be considered for this role please apply to or call Nick Beecroft on 07525268738