Associate Director Process Safety Management Audits Job

Employer
Merck
Location
Kenilworth, NJ, US
Posted
September 22 2017
Discipline
Other
Organization Type
Pharma
Associate Director Process Safety Management Audits-IND000190

Description

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

The Associate Director, Process Safety Management Audits will provide worldwide process safety management (PSM) audit, PSM field execution verification and site program implementation support. Provide expert technical leadership and consulting to global operations with a focus on identifying process safety related hazards, compliance obligations, assessing risks, and assisting sites in implementing compliant technical solutions in conjunction with Safety CoE PSM technical experts.

Requires strong auditing skills specifically against:

- Process safety compliance and industrial process safety-related consensus standards (OSHA, HSE, NFPA, ANSI, FM Global, API, ASME, ATEX, SEVESO, AIChE, IChemE, etc.)

- Process hazard analysis, specifically HAZOP.

- Process Safety program elements (Process Design and Control, Process Information, PHA, Process Specific Training, Operating Procedures, Management of Change, Prestart Safety Review, Mechanical Integrity, Incident Investigation, Fire Protection/Loss Prevention and Emergency Response, etc.).

NOTE: Estimated travel for this position is 35%

This position will be located at a Merck site within the United States of America

Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:

- B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, electrical engineer or related field or BS Chemistry.

Required Experience and Skills:

- 7 years of progressive process safety experience in chemical, pharmaceutical, biochemical, petrochemical or process related industry.

- Detailed working knowledge of chemical manufacturing, pharmaceutical/biological process operations and equipment.

- Detailed working knowledge of process safety compliance and industrial process safety-related consensus standards (OSHA, HSE, NFPA, ANSI, FM Global, API, ASME, ATEX, SEVESO, AIChE, IChemE, etc.)

- Direct experience leading or participation in process hazard analysis, specifically HAZOP.

- Direct experience managing or implementing elements of Process Safety programs with proficiency in development of technical requirements, communications and training programs for programs noted above and for dissemination to global organization at the senior and line management levels as well as operational level colleagues.

- Proven knowledge in development and/or management of Process Safety program elements (Process Design and Control, Process Information, PHA, Process Specific Training, Operating Procedures, Management of Change, Prestart Safety Review, Mechanical Integrity, Incident Investigation, Fire Protection/Loss Prevention and Emergency Response, etc.).

Preferred Experience and Skills:

- Secondary language skills.

- Certification or registration as a Professional Engineer, Certified Safety Professional or Certified Process Safety Auditor.

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Industrial Hygiene & Safety

Job Title:Assoc. Dir, Safety & Environment

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Other Locations: NA-United States

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 4

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Company Trade Name:Merck

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