Process Safety Management Coordinator (Chemicals) Taft, CA

  • Company: General Electric
  • Location: Taft, California
  • Posted: December 03, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1712241
Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company's global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup - inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes Incorporated, a GE company has an opening for a PSM Coordinator in Taft, CA. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, BHGE offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Coordinate compliance efforts with OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM), California Code of Regulation (8 CCR 5189), EPA Risk Management Plan (RMP) rules, and with internal process safety policies, procedures and programs

+ Provide regulatory interpretation and technical support on process safety matters and site projects

+ Coordinate collection and maintenance of Process Safety Information (PSI) with plant personnel

+ Determine appropriate process hazard analysis methodology based on scope of work and proposed Management of Change (MOC)

+ Coordinate PHA revalidation scheduling and employee participation with plant personnel

+ Implement and a sustainable uniform format for developing and updating Operating Procedures

+ Establish a culture of program ownership through employee participation by coaching and mentoring employees on their roles and responsibilities within process safety management

+ Coordinate process safety training needs

+ Coordinate review of contractor PSM qualifications

+ Provide oversight to MOC by maintaining and auditing MOC and Pre-Start Up Safety Review (PSSR) records and procedures

+ Coordinate review and follow-up of Mechanical Integrity inspection reports

+ Champion facility siting process to embed requirements into an effective management system

+ Coordinate a sustainable approach to PSM self-audits and inspections

+ Coordinate site's record keeping process for tracking and closing PHA and audit action items

+ Participate in process safety incident investigations

+ Analyze process safety incidents and trends and develop strategic goals for implementation


+ Bachelor's Degree required (prefer Chemical or Mechanical Engineering)

+ 7 years related experience in process safety

+ 5+ years related experience in a chemical manufacturing environment

+ Knowledge of California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5189

+ Understanding of CalOSHA, Kern County and San Joaquin Valley HSE Regulations

+ Proven written and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to effectively interact with site management and field operations personnel

+ Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

+ Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, team building and influencing skills

+ Ability to research, analyse, interpret and implement HSE regulations, standards, and best practices

+ Experience in HSE management systems and auditing

+ Experience in root cause investigation techniques

Desired Characteristics:


+ Qualified PHA facilitator

+ Knowledge of REGAGEP (Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practice)

+ Effective communication skills with internal and external stakeholders


Taft, CA

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Locations: United States; California; TAFT

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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