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Sr Process Safety Management Coordinator (PSM)

Company: Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.
Location: Richland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Sr Process Safety Management Coordinator (PSM)
Location: Richland, WA
About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.
Job Description Summary
This position is responsible for coordinating all elements of the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Program and US EPA Risk Management Plan (RMP) at the facility. The role supports facility-level risk management and compliance programs associated with PSM / RMP, ammonia refrigeration systems, chlorine disinfection systems, food plant HVAC, boiler & steam systems, and heat & ventilation systems.
Job Description
--- Assists the facility in identifying capital and expense / repair budget needs, related to PSM /
RMP covered process equipment, and helping the facility prepare related budgets and CIR
projects for submittal.
--- Works with members of the local leadership team (e.g., Engineering Manager,
Maintenance Manager, Safety Manager, Environmental Manager and B&R Team Lead) to
deliver annual self-assessments of PSM / RMP program elements to assure the on-going
"health" of these processes. Participates with LW Corporate personnel with interim, no
notice assessments of the PSM / RMP program elements and facilitates corrective action
--- Administers the site's PSM / RMP management information system (e.g., software systems
like APSM) to assure effective on-going management of all 14 PSM program elements.
Oversees the facility's use of standardized tools to execute PSM / RMP processes (e.g.,
MOC form, PSSR checklist, etc.) and provides on-going coaching on their use.
--- Compiles and oversees the systematic management and updating of all Process Safety
Information (PSI) at the facility in conjunction with LW Central Engineering and
--- Compiles and maintains a library of design codes and standards as referenced in the
facility's "Design Codes and Standards" document.
--- Schedules, participates in and ensures timely completion of the facility's PSM process
elements, such as: Process Hazard Analyses (PHAs), Management of Change(s) (MOCs),
Pre-Start-Up-Safety Reviews (PSSRs), Mechanical Integrity Inspections, etc. Assures
development of appropriate corrective actions, and tracks-to-close all recommendations
resulting from these PSM processes.
Ensures the site has a robust Management of Change Process, factoring in process and
equipment-related changes, maintenance chemical / material changes, procedural
changes, and operational changes, for all changes which impact PSM covered processes
(ammonia refrigeration systems, chorine disinfection systems).
--- Develops and updates equipment-specific SOPs and OPLs related to PSM / RMP, with
participation of the B&R staff, for the facility. Reviews and certifies all covered process
operating procedures upon development, when changes are made, and annually
--- Ensures annual training related to PSM / RMP for all affected facility employees is
completed in a timely manner. Ensures the facility's employee participation plan is
consistently implemented.
--- Trains B&R staff on equipment-specific or system operating procedures and safe work
practices, "initially" and every three years thereafter. Documents training utilizing APSM
Software and/or LW PSM Policy forms.
--- Coordinates mock drills and training with the local Fire Department, on likely emergency
response scenarios, to assure timely, well-coordinated HAZMAT emergency response, and
seamless incident command.
--- Oversees contractor work on PSM / RMP covered processes at the facility - to assure
acceptable contractor safety performance and the contractor's utilization of effective EHS
programs in their work.
--- Ensures and facilitates completion of pre-start-up safety reviews (PSSRs) for all new or
modified equipment installations, management of change, and other modifications to
equipment or processes.
--- Identifies risk areas as it applies to Mechanical Integrity (MI); for example, low-pressure
piping, hot gas piping, suction headers and insulated equipment and/or piping. Oversees
the timely completion of all MI Inspections at the facility, including follow-up corrective
actions and work orders.
--- Ensures all facility and/or corporate safe work practices are implemented and adhered to
as it applies to the covered process(es), with special attention to "Hot Work", Line Breaking
and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO).
--- Maintains the facility's covered process(es) "Master Equipment Listing", and "Preventative
Maintenance and Inspections Schedule".
Identifies required PMs from OEM Manuals, design codes and standards,
and the facility's maintenance experience.
--- Coordinates with the facility's planners to ensure PMs are scheduled and
completed on a timely basis.
--- Maintains Mechanical Integrity around safety-critical equipment such as
ammonia/chlorine detection, alarms, emergency response equipment,
--- Reviews B&R Operator Logs and trending on refrigeration system computer systems
frequently to understand "real-time" operational issues with respect to covered process
equipment or elements of the PSM / RMP program.
--- Actively participates as a Lamb Weston representative for regulatory influencing bodies
such as IIAR, IRC, RETA, OSHA, EPA, etc.
--- Becomes a subject matter expert on food plant utility systems and their associated local,
state and federal regulatory codes.
--- Actively participates in PSM / RMP related incident investigations and corrective and
preventive action development at the facility. Tracks-to-close all corrective and
preventative actions resulting from these Incident Investigations.
--- In conjunction with the facility's Safety Manager:
--- Identifies facility escape routes and assembly points with consideration to "population centers" and covered process equipment for the facility's Emergency Action and Response Plane (EARP).
Identifies facility response level, for different emergency scenarios, and
ensures all response actions required in the event of a release of
covered process chemical(s) are adequately outlined in the EARP.
--- Ensures equipment required to stop or mitigate a release of the covered
process chemical(s) is adequate and is being maintained as required by
--- Ensures the facility's emergency responders are adequately trained
(HAZWOPER), undergo required physical exams, and that these are well
--- Participates in the facility's Compliance Audits. Manages and tracks-to close
all recommendations resulting from these audits and reports out
on-time vs. overdue results.
Basic & Preferred Qualifications
Certification/Certificate program in Ammonia Refrigeration Technology or equivalent work experience
--- AS / BS Degree in Science, Engineering or related field (preferred)
--- Technical aptitude
--- Communication/Writing/Speaking skills
--- Ability to diplomatically challenge/speak to management
--- Project management skills (organized)
--- Attention to detail
--- Critical thought process
--- Self-starter
Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services
    Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
    Job Requisition ID: Req-232086
    Time Type: Full time
    In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range posted based on various factors, including, but not limited to, job duties, experience and expertise. A candidate's work location could also impact the actual compensation being outside of the range to reflect local cost of labor. A reasonable annual estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $63,140.00 - $94,700.00
    Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Keywords: Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc., Richland , Sr Process Safety Management Coordinator (PSM), Executive , Richland, Washington

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