• Process Safety Engineer - Risk

    BP Americas, Inc.Whiting, IN 46394

    Job #1070826478

  • 112276BR

    Job title:

    Process Safety Engineer - Risk



    Req ID:


    Relocation available:

    Yes - Domestic (In country) only

    Travel required:

    Yes - up to 10%

    About BP:

    We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

    The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

    We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers' needs.

    Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

    Job Family Group:

    Engineering Group

    Legal disclaimer:

    If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)

    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at ~~~ ; or by telephone at ~~~.

    Read the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster at ~~~ and the poster supplement at ~~~ - for more information about Equal Employment Opportunities. ( Spanish version at ~~~ )

    BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. View our policy statement at ~~~

    Job Profile Summary:

    The Process Safety Engineer - Risk is a role that is focused on refinery wide management of all risks that affect the business. These risks include process safety, health & safety, environmental, financial, and non-financial risks that require identification, notification, management, and mitigations.

    This role provides the ability to lead process safety and overall risk management for a wide-range of topics, across multiple process units, while driving programmatic risk reduction for the entire refinery. The role is responsible for delivery of the annual Risk Book as part of the Downstream Risk Process. This involves multiple interfaces with the site Leadership Team, the Fuels North America COO, Refining VP, and Downstream CEO.

    To be successful, the Process Safety Engineer - Risk needs to have strong technical and operational knowledge base in refining to understand process risk and drive technical and management system solutions.

    The Process Safety Engineer - Risk is focused on continuous improvement of process safety risk identification, and process safety programs and work processes for the site in a systematic manner; in line with best practices and compliance standards.

    Time Type:

    Full time


    United States of America


    United States - Indiana - Whiting

    Job advert:

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Understand and engage in a wide array of technical elements utilizing influence across the plant to clearly and robustly identify risk and risk mitigations to manage risk across multiple process units; driving consistent and continuous risk reduction for the site.

    • Influencing the organization and leading improvements in the site's process hazard awareness, ensuring a consistent and core tie to risk assessment and a strong technical foundation.

    • Interface with external BP, professional organizations, and regulatory agencies on WBU process safety management best practices and compliance requirements.

    • Identify and lead deeper discussions for situations where additional risk analysis and/or expertise are needed.

    • Function as the Subject Matter Expert for the site's Risk Process in the D-28 Practice.

    • Organize, facilitate, and lead the development of the Refinery's annual Risk Book submission as part of the Downstream Risk Process.

    • Provide site program oversight for Risk Notification and Endorsement.

    • Lead internal Barrier Reviews per agreed schedule as part of site's Self-Verification process.

    • Track and manage the closure of Yellow and Orange Book actions through routine reviews with key stakeholders.

    • Development of Risk One-Pagers that are used to communicate risk performance to Asset Teams and the Site Leadership Team.

    • Involvement in development of inputs into BP risk processes, including Major Accident Risk (MAR) studies, facility siting studies, Exclusion Zones, etc.


    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering

    Essential Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Technical Support engineering and Process Engineering roles OR equivalent experience and skill development in a different role

    • Demonstrated Technical Leadership skills across multiple technologies and in plant wide situations

    • Deep understanding of refining processes and hazards

    • Demonstrated Leadership skills and consistent achievement of extraordinary results over a wide range of situations

    • Able to communicate passionately about Process Safety and impact the culture is a very positive way.

    • Able to communicate and network well at all levels of the organization, including Senior Leadership, the Central Team, and the front line.

    Desired Criteria:

    • Professional Engineering (PE) license
  • You Can Also Try Searching