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  • Job reference: RMS0127853

EH&S Engineer III

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company responsible for the Construction, Ownership and Operation of it's own Plants.

The Role:
Job Purpose:
Lead the implementation of EH&S policies and programs within specific Manufacturing units/envelopes. Provides input to develop these policies and programs to prevent personal injury and illness, environmental insults or non-compliances, and financial loss in areas valued in excess of five billion dollars. Assures adherence and consistency in overall EH&S program standards and advises Manufacturing’s and management on their effectiveness.

The incumbent is accountable for providing functional leadership to the Manufacturing unit/envelope EH&S team which is composed of approximately a half dozen EH&S professionals and technicians. Ensures EH&S compliance of facilities valued in excess of five billion dollars.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
• Acts as the focal point for an envelope on specific EH&S discipline (i.e. Environmental, IH, Personal Safety, Process Safety etc.)
• Participate in and provide data for EH&S audits.
• Coordinate and optimize EH&S programs within specific facilities. Coordinates efficient implementation of EH&S guidelines, standards and programs.
• Participate in incident investigations and corrective action process.
• Recommends improvement and proposes solutions to specific EH&S issues. Initiates and supports Management of Change (MOC) for EH&S matters as necessary
• Identify opportunities to streamline EH&S resources and work processes.
• Collects, inputs and calculates EH&S reporting information.
• Links to EH&S Expertise to obtain clear interpretations of site-specific regulatory process, regulations, laws and associated procedures.
• Coordinates the implementation of an assessment program to ensure conformity of facilities to EH&S programs within a specific unit/envelope.
• Reviews and provides EH&S related input to guidelines, standards and programs.
• Implements EH&S assessment recommendation from Saudi Arabian Government officials, industry, and management as applicable to his unit/envelope.
• Maintains an effective liaison with Manufacturing leaders and EH&S Leaders and keeps them advised of trends in EH&S performance and potential EH&S issues that could affect operations at his envelope.
• Conducts EH&S related training to his operations management and personnel with the objective to increase operations EH&S awareness, responsibilities and performance.
• Advises and provides support in emergency situations, to help mitigate the situation and accelerate the return to normal operations.

Job Context:
• Interfaces with all levels of Manufacturing leaders and EH&S Leaders.
• Advises Manufacturing management on EH&S performance and compliance related matters on his unit/envelope.
• Continuously assesses facilities’ operations and maintenance on EH&S performance and compliance.
• Links to EH&S Expertise to obtain clear interpretations of site-specific regulatory process, regulations, laws and associated procedures.
• Provides support to various organizations during emergency situations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in one of the fields of engineering or science.

• 5 years’ experience in chemical or oil industry or related EH&S field.
• 3 years’ experience in one of EH&S fields.
• Excellent command of technical engineering English. Arabic is not required but is highly desirable.
• The ability to analyze complex human/mechanical systems and problems, and to obtain acceptance of safe design and operating procedures.