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Chemical Process Safety Coordinator


Georgia-Pacific Chemicals (GPC) is seeking a Chemical Process Safety (CPS) Coordinator at our Albany, OR and Eugene, OR chemical facilities. The CPS Coordinator provides leadership and strategic direction by building a partnership with front-line leadership and collaborating with business partners to develop and mentor the production team relating to Process Safety.

 CPS Coordinators create real value by ensuring risk is aggressively identified and mitigated, facility Health and safety (H&S) strategies are consistent with company Process Safety Management (PSM) and Chemical Process Safety (CPS) visions and strategies, effective and sustainable management systems are developed and implemented. CPS Coordinators drive safety excellence and performance improvement through culture change by coaching and developing the facility team. This position reports to the CPS Manager.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Providing safety leadership and strategic direction within the Albany & Eugene Chemical Plants
  • Developing and aligning facility CPS strategy according to the Division CPS plan and facility critical risks through site specific policies, procedures, and best-practices.
  • Support the CPS Manager in leading teams through to the completion of the Process Hazard Analyses (PHA) process to ensure compliance with applicable requirements
  • Reviewing training systems for effectiveness with an eye towards continuous improvement
  • Conducting formal and informal site safety inspections and ensure appropriate actions are taken where gaps are identified
  • Develop into a subject matter expert (SME) in the implementation of the 14 Element of PSM at both facilities.
  • Assist in the management of Albany & Eugene process safety information
  • Engaging in the Health and Safety program through supporting the GPC Albany/Eugene Plant Health and Safety Manager
  • Ensuring systems effectively address the PSM risk profile at the plant through monitoring compliance, conducting risk assessments and root cause analyzes and tracking performance metrics 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field
  • Experience leading a formal hazard identification or root cause identification team. Examples are Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FEMA), Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA), What If Analysis, Fishbone Diagram, Cause Map, or similar to develop corrective and preventive actions for continuous safety improvement.
  • Experience coordinating and leading meetings with teams of a diverse background
  • Experience writing detailed and accurate technical reports and documents
  • Experience applying federal, state, and local safety regulations at a facility to achieve compliance

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Completion of the Georgia-Pacific Safety ELP program
  • Three (3) or more years of Health & Safety experience in industrial or manufacturing environment OR a participant of the Georgia-Pacific ELP program
  • Experience in heavy manufacturing and/or chemical processing
  • Experience working in an industry or facility that is regulated under OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) standard
  • Experience leading and/or scribing for a PHA team in a PSM covered process
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering


Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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