Title:  Mgr Process Safety

Date:  Jun 22, 2024

El Dorado, KS, US, 67042

Basic Function

Oversees and ensures compliance with Process Safety elements of the OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Regulatory Standard. Directs and continuously improves plant-wide Process Safety Program to ensure compliance and reduction of Process Safety Incident Rates.

Job Duties

(functions considered essential as defined by ADA) 

  • Ensures site compliance with OHSA PSM regulatory standards
  • Develops site schedule and coordinates completion of Unit Process Hazards Analysis (PHAs) and revalidation
  • Oversees site Management of Change (MOC) and Pre-Startup Safety Review work processes
  • Ensures effective API-754 Tier 1 & 2 Process Safety Incident (lagging indicators) Reporting, Investigation of Causes, Trending and Analysis, and benchmarks site performance against industry experience to prioritize local Process Safety Initiatives
  • Develops and tracks, trends, and analyzes site API-754 Tier 3 & 4 Process Safety Leading Indicators, and develops action plans to achieve targeted performance at the site
  • Participates in development and execution of corporate wide Process Safety Special Emphasis initiatives as part of the Corporate Process Safety Steering Committee
  • Develops and champions identified Special Emphasis Process Safety Initiatives at the site in conjunction with Department Managers
  • Drives workforce Process Safety Communication Program including Incident trends, investigation findings, process safety bulletins, lessons learned, etc.
  • Participates with industry peers in Industry Association Process Safety networking activity and disseminates learning from significant industry process safety events and develops appropriate action plans for prevention of similar events at assigned site
  • Facilitates Process Safety Site assessments and audits and develops gap closure plans and initiatives basis findings
  • Ensures development and proper utilization of required site Operating and Maintenance Procedures
  • Validates and prioritizes site Mechanical Integrity Program priorities and execution
  • Interfaces with Training Department to ensure all required regulatory employee Process Safety Training is identified and completed, and implements additional training beyond compliance as needed to address Process Safety problem areas
  • Obtains Employee Feedback on Process Safety related issues and recommendations
  • Develops and institutes Fatigue Management Policy and practices for all employees
  • Ensures compliance with Facility Siting Requirements
  • Develops and implements new site policies and procedures in any area of responsibility when needed, working closely with department managers to ensure effective implementation

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their manager, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.


A minimum of 10 years of job related experience required in refinery manufacturing, Process Safety, Engineering assignments or equivalent is required.

Education Level

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent related work experience, appropriate technical skills in lieu of degree is required. 



Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemical or Mechanical discipline, or related field is preferred.

Required Skills

Formal and informal leadership skills, ability to influence people outside of direct reporting structure.  Advanced knowledge of OSHA PSM regulations and critical Process Safety activity.  Working knowledge of Microsoft products.  Working knowledge of science, basic refinery operations, maintenance and engineering practices.  Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.  Advanced leadership and interpersonal skills, technical proficiency and professional competence.  Goal oriented and organized.  Ability to initiate changes and maintain balance of Business Line customer needs in an environment of governmental regulations. 



Working knowledge of all aspects of Process Safety Management, Incident Investigation (RCA) techniques, and other training focused in areas of responsibility

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibility

Responsible for the supervision of up to 7 employees, and leadership for Process Safety across entire plant.

Work Conditions

Office and field based with travel required up to 20% of the time.  Subject to varying road and all weather conditions.  At times, required to work in petroleum refinery environment and out of doors. 

Physical Requirements

Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise finger and hand movements, reaching or grasping, lifting or carrying and pushing or pulling up to 15lbs, climbing up to 25 ft., ability to wear personal protective equipment (beards not permitted). 

Our One HF Sinclair Culture:

At HF Sinclair, we are united through our One HF Sinclair Culture, which is underpinned by our five core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Ownership and Inclusion. Developed to empower our people, our five core cultural values are at the heart of everything we do and extend to how we engage our stakeholders. These values influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization.

We maintain a true Safety culture for our employees, communities, environments and customers. Our goal is to make sure everyone returns home safely each day. We have a long-standing commitment to Integrity and ethical behavior and do what is right for our employees, investors, communities and the environment. We encourage employees to Step Up and Stand Out by championing a culture of Teamwork and Ownership. We foster a culture of Inclusion by encouraging diversity of experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds. What makes each of us different, together makes us stronger.

About HF Sinclair Corporation

HF Sinclair Corporation ("HF Sinclair"), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent energy company that produces and markets high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, renewable diesel and other specialty products. HF Sinclair owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, Washington and Utah and markets its refined products in 19 states principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. HF Sinclair supplies high quality fuels to more than 1,300 Sinclair branded stations and licenses the use of the Sinclair brand at more than 300 additional locations throughout the country. In addition, subsidiaries of HF Sinclair produce and market base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and export products to more than 80 countries. Through its subsidiaries, HF Sinclair produces renewable diesel at two of its facilities in Wyoming. HF Sinclair also owns a 47% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HF Sinclair subsidiaries.

Equal Opportunity Employer

HF Sinclair Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita