US Cold Storage

  • Process and Automation Safety Specialist

    City US-NJ-Camden
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    US Cold Storage Inc.
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    Job Description: Under the direction of the Director of Regulatory Compliance and Safety, the Process and Automation Specialist will work with the facilities as a resource to assist them in maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations as well as create a proactive approach to process and automation safety. 

    Key Responsibilities:



    • Conducts routine observations and field audits. Identify, recommend, and ensure implementation of improvements or changes to practices, policy, or procedures.
    • Manages computer incident reporting system to ensure information is accurate. Organizes data transfer into company data warehouse system. Create reports to identify trends in safety.
    • Process Safety Management (PSM)
      • Attends and aids in the incident investigation process for Process Safety Incidents,
      • Creates and manages a program to document Process Safety Management near misses,
      • Manages Infor maintenance tracking system to ensure all the required preventative maintenance is completed,
      • Leads Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) for new facilities, major Management of Change (MOCs) and 5-year revalidations,
      • Conducts Quality Control Audits for new construction.
      • Reviews all MOCs and ensures PSSR (Pre-start up safety reviews) are completed properly,
      • Updates corporate PSM and Risk Management Program (RMP) procedures,
      • Conduct 3-year PSM/RMP compliance audits at selected locations,
      • Creates training programs for PSM and ammonia operator training. Utilize the Learning Management System to deliver and track training.
    • Automation
      • Serve as the main safety contact for automation projects.
      • Evaluate for proper guarding.
      • Establish procedure to maintain compliance with ANSI standards related to automation including ANSIB11-20, ANSI B 11.19 and ANSI B20.
      • Lead hazard reviews for new automation projects.
      • Serve as an ergonomic resource for automation projects.
      • Aid in the creating of lock out/ tag out procedures for automation equipment.


    Qualifications for this position include:

    • Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, Safety related degree, or equivalent experience.
    • Experience working with employee safety, process safety management, ammonia, or other relevant experience.
    • Experience with automation and mechanical equipment.
    • Experience in writing and implementation of new process safety policies.
    • Knowledgeable in process safety management as defined by 29 CFR Part 1910.119 OSHA PSM and 40 CFR Part 68 EPA RMP
    • Must be able to present and communicate at several levels within the business
    • Familiar with Microsoft Office.
    • Must demonstrate ability to exercise judgment and tact when interfacing with employees and outside auditors, inspectors, and/or agency personnel.
    • Must be a self-starter that is able to work on and solve problems of diverse scope and complexity.
    • RETA operator certification is a plus.
    • Experience with PHApro a plus.
    • Travel required – 30-35 %.
    • Position is preferred to be based in Camden, NJ, but remote USCS locations will be considered.


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