Process Safety Manager (COMAH Site)

Dec 03, 2021

Job Description

The Process Safety Manager is responsible for the management and control of major accident hazards and risk to the site. They are responsible for the site’s compliance with legislative requirements and Novartis standards in this area.

They are a key point of contact with the regulatory authorities with respect to Major Accident Hazards of the site and are responsible for the safe design of changes on the site including planned Engineering change, Projects and Product Launches.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Exhibit the Novartis Shared values and Behaviours
• Ensure compliance of the site with relevant national legislation and Novartis standards
• Maintain appropriate Major Accident risk management for the site as a Top Tier COMAH (Control Of Major Accident Hazards) site
• Coordination of Process Safety Risk Assessments for the site including ZHANT, HAZOP, LOPA etc.
• Key point of contact with the Health and Safety Authority for the site including the annual HSA
• Key contributor to change control for the site in Engineering changes, Project design and Product Launch

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Experience in Chemical/Process Engineering or Chemistry is a requirement.
• Degree in Engineering or Chemistry
• Ability to take, interpret or translate legislative and corporate requirements into effective site solutions
• Strong analytical skills required, exposure to site risk assessment tools advantageous
• Proven ability to manage both on site and external key stakeholders

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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Process Safety Manager (COMAH Site)

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