Process Safety Engineer

National Grid
Isle of Grain, Rochester
22 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Chemical, Power

Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Isle of Grain, Rochester


We’ve connected millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use since 1990. But the world has grown, becoming more urban, complex and connected than ever before. So we’ve changed too. We know we can’t stand still or be complacent, so we’re planning, innovating and working to remain as vital and relevant as ever before. Join us and you’ll help us build the energy systems of tomorrow. Join us and be at the heart of energy.

About the role

In this role you will be required to lead and provide expert advice on Process Safety, at Grain LNG. You will develop culture change programmes that enhance standards, behaviours and attitudes in process safety management. You will develop process safety hazard and risk assessment systems to ensure that adequate safe guards and controls are in place. You will provide leadership and guidance on the CoMAH management plan and improvement projects whilst proactively leading safety reviews and taking responsibility for ensuring all actions are complete. You will work alongside external Health, Safety and Environmental experts who provide guidance and training that is needed to carry out the role. This interesting and highly responsible role would ideally suit a Qualified Process, Chemical or Mechanical Engineer, who has knowledge of Process Safety practice with experience of the CoMAH regulations. The successful candidate would join a friendly, ambitious and secure company that will look after you and give you the tools to progress your career within Safety Assurance.

About you

You will be a qualified Process, Chemical or Mechanical Engineer; Chartered Engineer is preferred but not essential. You must have experience of CoMAH regulations or equivalent, and knowledge of Process Safety Management. You will also have excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills. An excellent communicator, making sure that information is understood by all individuals within and outside the team and able to tackle issues to give satisfactory resolution. You will have the ability to organise and plan work effectively. Effective Stakeholder management skills are essential for this role. Good Project Management skills including management of risk for delivery of projects to scope, time, cost. A comprehensive understanding of safety and technical issues, legislation, standards and procedures relating to all items of cryogenic and high-pressure operations and maintenance of hazardous materials. Understanding of the interaction of site activities on the wider operation of the process system. Financial Effective management and control of on the job expenditure and of allocated budgets

Who we are

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. Accredited training programmes and personal development courses are a part of life here. We value and encourage diversity of thought, whatever your background. By creating an inclusive, switched-on workforce, we drive performance and deliver excellence. Which is exactly what we need to achieve our vision of creating sustainable energy solutions, for today and tomorrow.

The closing date for this vacancy is 16th March 2018. However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.