Process Safety Engineer

Date: 5 Sep 2023

Location: Port Talbot, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Process Safety Engineer

Location:  Port Talbot, SA13

Department: Various across site

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + Benefits


Do you want to work in an evolving environment, a place where the work you do every day supports the growth of the UK economy, a place that puts 100,000 meals on tables each day?

Is your attitude one that you want to improve as a team, to be a part of something special?


If so, then we’d like to hear from you.


At Tata Steel UK, we are on a journey. A journey creating exciting products that support our customers’ growth in an area that’s receiving millions of pounds of investment whilst bringing new technology to the forefront.

This journey is underpinned on our 3 Non-Negotiable principles of People’s health and safety, the quality, cost effectiveness and tonnage of what we produce and our collaborative team working standards.

We are looking for future leaders of Tata Steel - people who are passionate about supporting the local community, who drive positive change in the workplace and who thrive as part of a winning team.


The Role

Working closely with the Area Engineering Managers, the Process Safety Engineer will drive the adoption of Process Safety best practice across the department. This includes training & coaching as well as applying technical principals as specified by the centre. The role also ensures that compliance to the COMAH regulations is maintained.

The Process Safety Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Leading Process Safety risk assessments including HazOps, BowTies and LOPAs
  • Providing advice on Process Safety standards and systems to the installation using best practice from the Process Safety group
  • Coaching and supporting the manufacturing teams in risk analysis techniques, ensuring completion and review of the risk assessments in compliance with the Management of Change system
  • Managing the installation Management of Change process.
  • Delivering training modules associated with Process Safety and COMAH as required to Tata Steel and contract personnel.
  • Participating in Process Safety incident investigations.
  • Owning and developing installation specific Process Safety documents and databases
  • Ensuring COMAH compliance is maintained and the installation safety reports are updated and reviewed.


We can offer you fantastic opportunities to develop your abilities, all whilst working within a unique manufacturing environment. Tata Steel have committed to a key investments in their South Wales operations over the next 5 years. We are building for the future and investing heavily in the running of our operations. You’ll also be offered support in developing your professional qualifications through an established, internal development centre.



The Candidate

As a Process Safety Engineer, you’ll hold solid experience in fast paced heavy industrial manufacturing activities. You will be qualified to a minimum HNC and ideally HND/Degree level. We are looking for chemical, electrical or mechanical engineers who are chartered/working towards chartership with operational experience and understanding of process safety practices and principals.


The Process Safety Engineer will have a clear vision of excellence in Process Safety and experience and competence in core safety subjects such as risk assessment and management systems. If you can communicate effectively at all levels, and have the ability to work as part of, and lead multi-disciplinary teams (operational and engineering), then we want to hear from you.



The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

•           A market competitive salary

•           35 days holidays per annum

•           Annual Pay Review

•           Quarterly Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance

•           Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)

•           One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)


We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.


The Business

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.


Tata Steel in the UK is committed to our ambition of reducing energy consumption and to becoming a carbon neutral steelmaker by 2045, to find out more about our journey click here


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video: 


We believe that our strength is not just in our steel but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.

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