Process Safety Management Coordinator

Irving Oil Remote
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March 23, 2023
Irving Oil
Saint John, NB

Job Title

Process Safety Management Coordinator

Who are we?

Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.

Here's what you can expect from us:

When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees’ potential, so that they can reach their career goals.

Job Description

What you can expect in a typical day

As an Process Safety Management Coordinator you will be an integral part of our Process Safety and Risk team. The Process Safety Management Coordinator is responsible for developing a process safety strategy and associated performance targets for the business, which includes gaining approval as well as developing and implementing actions appropriate to achieve them. This position supports the mandate to ensure a safe and controlled work environment is maintained while conforming to regulatory requirements.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and pension plan

  • Flexible benefits, including a Health Spending Account

  • Hybrid Work Opportunity – flexible work model that supports a blend of in-office and remote

  • Wellness support, including annual wellness allowance and paid personal care days

  • Paid vacation and vacation purchasing

  • Personal and professional development opportunities

  • Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years

Your roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead/Oversight of development, implementation, execution and auditing and maintenance of PSM processes (ie. PSSR - Pre Startup Safety Review, MOC - Management of Change, etc)

  • Cultivate trusting relationships and provide expertise on process safety management to the EHS Team

  • Report on PSM information for terminals.

  • Monitor and ensure compliance to PSM processes

  • Act as a content expert and champion for the PSM program

  • Develop and implement PSM standards and Instructions and program activities to develop Process Safety awareness and culture

  • Audit and evaluate Process Safety Management Program elements and critical safeguards

  • Corporate liaison for Terminal Process Safety Program including metrics, industry best practices and compliance

  • Champion and advocate for Incident Management and Process Safety Programs - lead incident investigations

  • Ensure optimal communications within and across teams and with all project stakeholders - Interaction with many internal groups and teams across multiple business units will be required to align projects and programs for execution. Prepare project communication and decision supporting materials including change strategies.

  • Identify and confirm project approach and engage appropriate business and third party resources to develop effective plans to manage the initiative - support business case development for projects and programs

  • Be familiar and stay informed of changes to regulations that apply to the PSM program

Professional skills

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Client service mindset

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Time/priority management

  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving

  • Detail oriented; willing to chase discrepancies to the root


  • Travel is not a requirement for this position.

Education and experience

  • Business or engineering degree
  • 5-10 years within the EHS sector, or equivalent operational experience.
  • Strong experience in change management, not afraid of technology.
  • Experience with PHA-pro and/or TapRoot considered an asset

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.


Job Requirements - Work Experience

Refinery Operations

Job Requirements - Education



Saint John, NB

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