Assurance Program Manager - Process Safety Mgmt
Allentown, PA 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what's possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world's most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

Reimagine What's Possible

We have an immediate opening for an Assurance Program Manager in our EH&S Excellence Organization working hybrid out of global HQ in Allentown, PA or likely remote if not local to Allentown. Ability to travel domestically and internationally - expect to travel approximately 40%-50% of the time.

This position is responsible for conducting audits of Air Products facilities compliance with regulations and internal procedures in the process safety area, and particularly compliance with federal, state, and local air pollution, water pollution, and waste management related regulations, and for assessing and communicating the relative risk of any noncompliance identified. When designated as "lead auditor", the incumbent is required to plan and arrange logistical details of assigned on-site facility Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) audits; lead the on-site portion of the audit; conduct the detailed on-site review of compliance with designated EH&S functional areas which may include, for example, process safety, industrial hygiene, emergency response, risk management plans, and worker safety regulations and internal procedures; and develop and distribute a formal EH&S audit report for each audit. On other audits where the incumbent is designated an "audit team member," the incumbent conducts the detailed on-site review of his/her designated EH&S functional areas as part of the larger audit team. The incumbent also provides expertise and support to the Process Safety and Operating teams to communicate audit issues and trends, and to assist in developing compliance improvement plans and actions.

The Corporate EH&S Assurance Group conducts approximately 35 EH&S compliance audits at Air Products sites worldwide each year. This position is one of five Assurance Program Manager positions in the Central EH&S Assurance Group. Each Program Manager acts as "audit lead" for approximately 10 - 15 of the 35 scheduled annual facility audits and participates as an "audit team member" on an additional 5 -10 audits. The role of audit lead requires the assigned Program Manager to arrange all logistics of the audit, contracting local 3rd party functional and language expertise for assistance with audits outside of the U.S. as necessary; agreeing on the detailed audit schedule with the other audit team members and plant staff; managing the on-site activities of the audit including opening meetings, daily debriefing of plant staff, and a final closing meeting with plant staff to review findings; and developing and distributing the final audit report. In addition, each Program Manager also conducts the actual detailed audit of the facility in his/her area of functional EH&S expertise during each audit that he/she leads. This position's area of functional EH&S expertise is process safety, risk management plans, worker safety, and emergency response.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Function as "lead auditor" on EH&S audits of Air Products facilities worldwide for approximately 10 - 15 facility audits each year.

  • Participate as an audit team member on an additional 5 -10 EH&S audits each year.

  • As lead auditor or audit team member, conducts detailed audits of facilities compliance to process safety, industrial hygiene, emergency response, risk management plans, and worker safety regulations and internal procedures, as applicable.

  • Asses the relative risk to the corporation of noncompliance issues discovered during EH&S audits.

  • Maintains proficiency and knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements at our operating plants and maintains audit protocols for the assigned EH&S functional areas.

  • Communicate audit issues and trends in the above EH&S functional areas to appropriate members of the Process Safety and Global Operations teams and work with those teams to develop appropriate action plans and solutions.


  • 10-15+ years' experience in a process safety function in a chemical, industrial gas, or related industry manufacturing environment, or in operations roles with significant exposure to process safety compliance systems and standards.

  • Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree.

  • Demonstrated strong planning, organization, and execution skills.

  • Mature judgment in assessing the risk of noncompliance to the corporation.

  • Strong communication skills with all levels of the organization from the shop floor to senior management.

  • Certification as an EH&S Auditor or ability to obtain certification within two years of employment.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally - expect to travel approximately 40%-50% of the time.

  • Valid Drivers' License and good driving record required.



Air Products proudly values the skills, dedication, and leadership thatVeteransbring to the table. As a Veteran-friendly organization, we actively encourage and welcome Veterans to apply for various roles within our company. We recognize the unique strengths and experiences that veterans contribute, and we foster a workplace that honors your service while providing a platform for professional growth.

We are the world's largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen and industrial gas experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visitAbout Air Products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.).You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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