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Process safety manager

INEOS Inovyn is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide. With an annual turnover of €5.1 billion, INEOS Inovyn has circa 4,300 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INEOS Inovyn’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Performance Chemicals. INEOS Inovyn's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 million tonnes.

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Today the job holder performs HAZOPs and process safety related topics for both Antwerp sites.

The job implies dealing with installations with products of which most are toxic, flammable and/or corrosive and complex technologies.

The process safety manager reports to the SHEQ manager of the site.

Deploys Process Safety polities, objectives, programs and tools

  • Sets up the five year hazop reviews and perform the HAZOPs with the PHA-tool. Make sure that hazop’s are properly registered, kept and made available for relevant employees
  • Follows the realization of the action points from HAZOPS and reports to the site manager on status
  • Takes also care of
    • ATEX studies are performed and document are kept up-to-date
    • Management of Change
    • Risk analysis & Risk assessment
    • SIL architecture and calculation
    • SCA&SCS (Safety Critical Alarms, actions & automatic Systems
    • Keeping with the environmental dpt. the SEVESO reports up-to-date
  • Provide Process Safety support during design phase of construction projects.
  • Contributes to the development of the HSE culture within the Group via campaigns in own domain.
  • Delivers expertise for the analysis of Process Safety incidents / non-conformities on sites and assists in the analysis the process related incidents

Ensures compliance with HSE policy, standards, rules and regional regulations

  • Deploy the Group Process Safety policy and programs within own perimeter and develop and improve standards
  • Deploy and follow up Group Process Safety instructions, guidelines and tools within own perimeter.

Provides expertise, information, advice and support to the organization

  • Close corporation with SHE corporate for process safety issues and
  • Provides HSE expertise and advice to the sites and to the Group, on demand and/or own initiatives. This includes assisting HAZOP’s or other process safety risk studies within the group

Contributes to the dialogue with authorities and external stakeholders

  • Be the contact person for Seveso inspection and other Process related audits Defends and contributes the INOVYN/INEOS activities towards the authorities and the community at large.
  • Represents INOVYN n external working groups

Required profile:

University Degree in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

At least 5 years of experience in Process Safety Management System, preferably in the process industry.

  • Risk identification Techniques : HAZID, HAZOP, WHAT-IF, FMEA,
  • Risk assessment & Functional safety : LOPA & SIL, Proven in use (BASF)
  • European legislation and directories
  • SIL Design and Architecture evaluation
  • ATEX classification
  • Incident investigation techniques
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and openness, must be innovative and pro-active.
  • An example in HSE behaviour


  • A varied job in a stable and (fast) growing company, with a family atmosphere but with the professionalism of a top international player.
  • An interesting working environment with good career opportunities and where the focus is on everyone's strengths and their further improvement.
  • In short, a job where you feel good.
  • You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package with fringe benefits and various training opportunities

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This is a direct recruitment. Applications will not be accepted via employment agencies.

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