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PSM Project Engineer

Date: Nov 11, 2021

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of over 9,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”


The Worthington Industries facility in Chilton, Wisconsin manufactures hand torches and small fuel tanks under the BernzOmatic®, Coleman® and Worthington™ brand names


The PSM Project Engineer will own the responsibility to maintain OSHA compliance for Process Safety Management and assist the Environmental, Health & Safety Department with the EPA risk management plan. An organized, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 250+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required.


  • Design/analyze manufacturing equipment/processes to ensure the safety of EEs
  • Evaluate risks associated w/ manufacturing processes & develop safe manufacturing protocols/procedures
  • Ensure process engineering standards/procedures are met during development, design & construction phases of a project
  • Responsible for risk management associated w/ PSM 
  • Review Management of Change (MOC) & organize effective/efficient Process Safety Trainings (PSI, MOC, TC&S etc.)
  • Perform various functions, working collectively & collaboratively with other project Engineers, Operations, Safety, and Maintenance to provide loss prevention & risk management support regarding the hazardous chemicals and processes within the facilities
  • Ensure safety for people utilizing equipment, and processes surround propane, propylene, and butane, improved safety by reducing RPN associated with current SOPs, increase production yields through mechanical integrity improvements(ie. Preventative maintenance enhancements or implementing new technology) and overall compliance with the Process Safety Standard for the organization

Additional Responsibilities

  • Educate and cultivate a culture of Process Safety excellence at the company
  • Manage and conduct the HAZOP process, as well as track and assist with any resulting recommendations and/or findings
  • Active partner in the application of Process Safety elements as per project development stages
  • Perform risk analysis and coach others on the use of risk analysis techniques
  • Provide project support, including support for new process equipment or process/product changes that may result in a change to PSI (process safety information)
  • Audit PSM systems & execute risk mitigation corrective actions
  • Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Experience

  • 2-5 years of engineering/project experience supporting operations and/or projects, such as plant or process engineering, project manager, or technical service roles
  • Practical knowledge leading hazard assessments and exposure to industry API/NFPA/OSHA Codes and Standards
  • Familiar with the entirety of OSHA’s Process Safety Management standard
  • Fluent in managing and evaluating the applicability of technical safety/risk studies in projects
  • Understand process hazards, failure mechanisms, and safeguards
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influene, engage and facilitate workgroups and manage interfaces with engineering consultants, construction, operations, and others
  • Manage different simultaneous efforts, prioritize on work with most business impact, and eliminate non-value-added work
  • Technical skills to discover hazards to lives and property in the workplace before they cause personal injury, property damage, extended equipment downtime or off-site consequences


  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Process Safety Professional Certification (CCPS)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP)


Bachelors in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading global industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch® and Well-X-Trol®. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.


Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities. 


Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

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