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Sr. Process Safety Engineer* (Guin, AL) at 3M

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Guin, Alabama





Job Description:

Job Description:

Sr. Process Safety Engineer*

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“3M’s culture is driven by curious, spirited and collaborative people who are constantly asking ‘What if?’ And the many talents of 3Mers around the globe have me incredibly excited about what’s to come next.” – Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Sr. Process Safety Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:


  • Providing process safety support to all Guin departments regulated by 3M and OSHA Process Safety Management requirements using established tools, including Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) for inspection, analysis, identification and prioritization of potential process hazards.

  • Evaluating process safety risk and recommending controls, coordinating the development of Process Safety Information and collaborating with internal stakeholders and technical resources on control solutions.

  • Training, coaching, and mentoring others involved in process safety improvement activities including developing and providing training on process safety topics and developing and reporting process safety leading metrics and best practices.

  • Leading and/or participating on incident investigations that are related to PSM, risk assessment teams, and EHS self-assessments and/or audits.

  • Supporting site wide EHS programs, systems, and processes including a willingness to be on-call for emergencies.

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Three (3) years of combined experience performing risk assessments/analysis techniques such as: Process Hazard Assessment (PHA), Layers of Protection (LOPA), RAP (Risk Assessment & Prioritization) and/or RAM (Risk Assessment for Machines) in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Three (3) years of safety experience with emphasis on process safety management in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering and/or a master’s degree in Safety or engineering-related field form an accredited institution

  • Experience with chemical processing equipment and facilities

  • Experience with safety instrumented systems

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals or CCPS Process Safety Professional Certification (CCPSC).

  • Proficient with using PHA Pro/Stature Risk PHA software, experience with Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA)

  • Strong project management skills with ability to set objectives and deliver results to move process safety forward

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international.

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.  Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.  The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers. 

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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