22 May, 2024

Sr. Process Safety Specialist

  • BASF
  • Port Arthur, TX, USA
Health & Safety Chemicals

Job Description

Now Hiring! Sr. Process Safety Specialist


Port Arthur, TX 


The world needs [creative] solutions. We need YOU!


Where the chemistry happens…


BASF’s Petrochemical division is the starting point of BASF's petrochemical value creation worldwide, also known as “the heart of the Verbund,” representing the world's largest chemical markets. Together, let us keep the heart beating one creative solution at a time!


As a specialist in Process Safety, you will provide process safety expertise to safely carry out our operations by identifying and controlling the hazards of  the materials we handle, the chemical processes we run, and the physical equipment we use. By providing process safety expertise during safety reviews for new and existing processes, you will help ensure the safe design and on-going operation of our facilities, reducing the risk of accidents, injuries and illnesses to employees, our communities, and customers.


Furthermore, you will be responsible for interpreting, communicating, and developing compliance strategies for Company, federal, state, and provincial requirements, including Responsible Care® activities, as they impact the operations of the Company and our customers and partners


As a Sr. Process Safety Specialist, you create chemistry by…


  • Providing Process Safety expertise in the process hazard review process for both capital projects and existing units, you will ensure the safe, environmentally sound, and sustainable design and operation.
  • Developing and implementing Process Safety programs and culture to improve the safe operation of the Company’s chemical processing facilities.
  • Providing management of change support and incident investigation support as required, including analysis of incident root cause data, development of effective measures to prevent recurrence, and communication of key lessons learned.
  • Leading design reviews for new, existing, and changing processes, ensure the safe design and on-going operation of our facilities via Process Hazard Analyses (PHAs), Management of Change, etc.  
  • Interfacing with external stakeholders such as regulatory agencies, trade associations and non-governmental agencies to promote BASF philosophies and leverage benchmarking opportunities.
  • Fulfilling the role of PSM/RMP Coordinator for the Port Arthur site including primary support for facility siting related topics.
  • Providing expert consultation on process safety issues.   


If you...


  • Education in Engineering or Science.
  • Professional certification in Engineering and/or Safety preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing or direct manufacturing support roles.
  • Understanding of chemical processing and technologies will be a valued asset.




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  • Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement
  • Mentoring & Development Programs
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet insurance
  • Matching Donations to your favorite cause
  • Access to our BASF Wine Cellar and much more!

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Equal Employment Opportunities


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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