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Location: - (Kansas City, USA)
Company: Bayer CropScience
Open Til: 16-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Crop Protection/Chemicals
Career Type: Safety
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Bayer CropScience (BCS) is one of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and plant biotechnology. With our headquarters in Monheim, Germany, Bayer CropScience has a global workforce of about 17 ,900, and is represented in more than 120 countries. BCS is structured into six Business Operations units: four regional crop protection units and two units responsible for Environmental Science and BioScience - offering an outstanding range of products and extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture as well as for non-agricultural applications. QUALITY HEALTH SAFETY ENVIRONMENT We offer a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefit programs. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will be eligible for an array of innovative rewards and recognition programs, variable pay and incentive opportunities as well as benefits coverage beginning on your first day of employment. We are committed to helping our employees maintain a healthy balance between their responsibilities at work and home. You will be eligible for paid time off programs, paid company holidays, flexible work options and numerous site conveniences. We are also committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, tuition assistance and professional association events.
If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, we encourage you to explore how you can make a difference at Bayer by applying now.
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. The incumbent will: Lead and document process hazard analyses (PHA) and process safety reviews utilizing HAZOP, What-if and Checklists methodologies for capital projects and in support of 5-yr revalidations for Bayer sites; Lead PHA for capital projects with an in-depth knowledge of the global best-practice solution and regional regulatory requirements; Lead Incident Investigations or analyze safety incidents as requested by Management using Root Cause Analysis methodologies to improve safety performance; Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of the "best practice" safety concepts for Bayer manufacturing processes; Collaborate with site safety groups and also with global process & plant safety community to develop comprehensive solutions utilizing experience exchanges, cross-training and short-term rotational assignments; Demonstrate strong knowledge of recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) and process safety related government and industry standards (i.e., OSHA, NFPA, ASME, EPA and API) and chemical process safety; Participates in process safety audits for compliance to Bayer policies at plant sites throughout NAFTA; Prepare and update PSRM guidelines to assure compliance with OSHA, EPA local, state and insurance regulations and requirements; Support corporate, site-wide and departmental process and safety goals by working in close cooperation with Engineering and Site Operations; As needed, provide safety statistics reports, including for key performance indicators and process incidents; Represent Bayer on trade associations (e.g., Chlorine Institute, CCPS, etc.) and in recruiting talent in collaboration with Business Units to bring the best value to Bayer; Mentor junior engineers in developing process safety knowledge; Demonstrate knowledge of multiple areas of process safety engineering (i.e., Risk assessment & management, pre-startup safety reviews, safety instrumented systems, static electricity, dispersion modeling, incident investigation, fire protection technologies, etc.). The selected candidate is required to possess the following: Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or a related degree with a minimum of six years of professional experience or; Master's degree in Chemical Engineering with a minimum of four years of professional experience; Minimum of four years of industrial experience in the chemical or petroleum industries in the area of process safety, operations and / or engineering; Thorough working knowledge of process safety concepts and methodologies; Ability to read, comprehend and use P&IDs, material balances, equipment and layout drawings and specifications for complex chemical processes; Proven experience in performing, facilitating and documenting process hazard analysis and root cause analysis using detailed, systematic approaches; Knowledge of recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) and process safety related government and industry standards (i.e., OSHA, NFPA, ASME, EPA and API) and chemical process safety; Strong, effective communication and presentation skills; Experience in performing safety reviews, safety critical devices, incident investigation techniques, and ability to develop innovative ideas and risk-based solutions. **Salary and grade level will be commensurate with experience and/or education level**