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Process Engineer, PSM



Painesville, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

Avery Dennison, has an immediate opening for a PSM (Process Safety Management) Engineer at the Performance Tapes Facility in Painesville, OH. In this role, you will craft, develop, implement & lead compliance for key regulatory programs related to PSM. The role will also require prioritization, and implementing safety and efficiency projects. Both process changes and capital work will be included. This role will report into the Regional Technical Manager.

  • Follow all health, safety, and housekeeping procedures, policies and practices and consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems.
  • Be a safety leader: actively engage and influence employees on the importance and benefits of working safely.
  • Integrate environmental, health & safety management systems with engineering and program documentation and schedules to maintain safe operating conditions and regulatory compliance.
  • Coordinate the Management of Change (MOCs) program.
  • Conduct Safety Reviews and Process Hazard Analysis.
  • Review all solvent-based operations and projects to ensure compliance and viability with the process safety management program.
  • Coordinate and provide leadership for all aspects of the solvent process by reading and reviewing mechanical and electrical drawings, procedures and solvent safety programs and policies.
  • Act as a liaison and respondent for audit activities.
  • Lead the site Process Safety steering team to develop and complete projects to continuously improve the PSM program
  • Develop and supervise leading indicators on the health of the site PSM program.
  • Development and implement training programs related to PSM, PHA’s, Management of Change and other related programs.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Environmental engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years experience in mechanical / technical field preferred
  • Ability to read and understand complex regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to craft training material and effectively conduct employee training.
  • Ability to develop and modify Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's).
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Validated ability to interact with all levels of the organization, from shop floor to leadership
  • Strong analytical, research and report writing skills.
  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Autocad/ChemCAD/ASPEN, MS Office, Google Collaboration tools, internet, and function specific software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in facilities employing the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard
  • Knowledge of Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEPs)
  • Knowledge of Reliability-Centered Maintenance Programs
  • Experience in project management
  • EHS program administration.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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