Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Process Safety Management (PSM) Coordinator in Hereford, Texas


Green Plains Inc., North America’s fourth largest ethanol producer, has an immediate need for a Temporary PSM Coordinator at our ethanol facility in Hereford, TX.

Green Plains currently operates a total of seventeen ethanol plants. We also market and distribute ethanol for independent third-party ethanol producers, and we operate grain storage facilities and complementary agronomy and petroleum businesses. We are a growth company and we seek to continue our growth by adding grain storage facilities, ethanol plants, fueling terminals and more.

Summary of Position: The PSM Coordinator will ensure company compliance with OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) and EPA Risk Management Plan (RMP) rules by developing and implementing tools and management systems necessary to improve the basic elements.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Gather and centrally organize information pertaining to the elements in support of Green Plains ethanol plants

  • Work with each process department to gain insight into the activities, processes, hazards, and risk prevention mechanisms for each task.

  • Improve existing company PSM program elements, including, but not limited to: oConfined Space Profiles oStandard Operating procedures (SOPs) oLOTO Profiles

  • Implement a point of use library containing all process safety information in accordance with OSHA 1910.119 following EHS&S; Director’s guidance

  • Organize PHAs and Compliance Audits and track progress on Corrective Actions

  • Work to develop databases for safety inspections, self assessments, and incident investigations

  • Assist with Safety program administration to include: training, conducting walk-throughs and PSM committee participation


Skills and Requirements:

  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs with heights exceeding 100 ft

  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions

  • Ability to wear PPE

  • Ability to travel when required for business (about 25%)

  • Excellent time management and organization skills

  • Solid communication skills both verbal and written to communicate with all levels of organization

  • Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Previous background in safety, health, engineering or industrial emergency response

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred (Engineering or Hard Science)

  • PSM background/experience or safety experience preferred

This is a temporary, project based position, anticipated to last approximately 1 year.

All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Requisition Number: 16-0225

Title: Process Safety Management (PSM) Coordinator

Employment Type: Temporary

Work Hours: Day

City: Hereford

State: TX

Post Date: 10/14/2016