Process Safety Leader, Asia Pacific

Department:  Safety
Date:  May 20, 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for a Process Safety Leader, Asia Pacific to join a leading agricultural sciences company.


About Us

FMC is an agricultural sciences company that advances farming through innovative and sustainable crop protection technologies. From our industry leading discovery pipeline, to unique application systems, to modern biological products, we are passionate about bringing new solutions to farmers around the world. For more than 130 years, FMC has been rooted in agriculture and innovation.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and brought into use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


Our six Core Values define who we are and how we do business: Integrity, Safety, Sustainability, Respect for People, Agility and Customer Centricity. Collectively, these values guide us as individuals and as a team of 6,500 people around the world.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


About the Role

The Process Safety Leader, Asia Pacific is a key business leader responsible for all aspects of Process Safety Management (PSM) within the region.  As a member of the Global PS Team, you will provide leadership, strategic guidance, technical expertise, and support on all PS matters.  This role must maintain effective communications with the business and site leaders to meet the regional PS objectives, and continuously improve PS performance throughout the region.

  • Ensure effective functioning and continuous improvement of PSM systems within the region
  • Participate in global PS team to support development and improvement of PS related standards, procedures, tools, and guidance
  • Participate in EHS Compliance Audits
  • Lead or participate in investigations to ensure proper classification, thorough root cause analysis and drive implementation of appropriate actions to prevent recurrence
  • Assist in safety evaluations of new projects
  • Support Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) preparation, resourcing, execution and review of final reports to ensure correct application of PSM systems
  • Lead process safety analyses or reviews as necessary
  • Provide training to ensure adequate implementation of PSM standard, procedures and tools
  • Identify industry standards, best practices and regulatory changes related to PS and evaluate the impact on FMC systems as appropriate
  • Identify competent consulting firms to support process hazard evaluation and mitigation work within the region
  • Actively interact with Technical Center Organization and sites
  • Coordinate with EHS Regional leader(s) to ensure mutual support and effective implementation of EHS programs within the region
  • Lead one or more process safety functional areas within Global PS Team
  • Actively represent FMC’s interests on chemical trade and industry groups
  • Resolve complex compliance matters using data and management systems 
  • Analyze EHS data for trends and identify appropriate actions to prevent incidents
  • Promote an aligned and harmonized EHS culture across the region


About You

We imagine that you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or science or equivalent years of related experience
  • 10+ years’ experience in PS and/or EHS within chemical manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to effectively influence in a matrix organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor PS resources to improve functional capability
  • Experience working in manufacturing/operations functions and driving PS performance within a plant environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage conflict through constructive confrontations
  • Ability to challenge “status quo” and encourage others to try new approaches
  • Experience and competence in one or more of the process safety functional areas: consequence analysis, safety instrumented systems, emergency preparedness and response, fire protection, emergency release systems, combustible dust, process hazard analysis, QRA, LOPA and/or bow tie analysis
  • Experience in processes covered by Major Accident Hazard, OSHA PSM or equivalent regulation is desirable
  • Travel required (30%)



What We Offer

  • Exciting opportunities to learn and grow within a dynamic, results-focused and growth-oriented international business where your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one
  • A diverse and inclusive work environment where you can bring your whole self to work
  • Competitive salary and benefits package


See Yourself in FMC, Be Yourself in FMC: We strive to be an inclusive workplace where our employees reflect the community, are valued, find purpose in their work, and grow and contribute to their fullest potential. FMC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.