DuPont Process Safety Management (PSM) / MIQA Leader - IB in Wilmington, Delaware

Process Safety Management (PSM) / MIQA Leader - IB (Job Number: 194399W-01)


This role will lead the continued improvement and implementation of the IB Process Safety Management (PSM) program including Mechanical Integrity & Quality Assurance (MIQA).

  • Success for this assignment will look like :

o Sustainable PSM Program in place (operational, active & value added)

o Businesses/sites understand, embrace and execute all PSM elements

o MIQA-standards for capital specification, i.e. ANSI vs ATEX, etc.

o Engaged and highly energized global IB team

o Integration of new to IB Microbal Control sites

o Safer working environment

The role will provide oversight and strong direction to the Operations organization both site and leadership teams. The role will ensure focus and management commitment for success.

  • The applicant needs to be

o A “Thought leader”: Able to lead and mentor site PSM leaders and Engineers and hold them accountable while respecting their capabilities and recognizing development opportunities.

  • Able to mentor and develop IB Senior Leadership, and Site Leadership to better understand and support the IB PSM program

o Responsible for periodically reviews, including quarterly, of the program successes and improvement opportunities with key IB and corporate stakeholders

o Be a “Change Agent” who is able to challenge and critically look at the PSM standards and drive the tasks appropriate for business success

o Provides visible leadership and strategic direction to key stakeholders and other change agents

o Be a “Influence Management Leader” who is able to engage and influence senior management regarding the need and strategic direction

o Able to get management commitment rapidly and able to influence others who are not experienced or skilled in PSM

  • Be a “Technology Leader”: who has a general working knowledge of manufacturing operations and

a strong understanding of PSM direction and its applicability to the site operations

  • Applicants can be trained on PSM program, PHA development and PSSR initiatives


o The applicant must be capable of Developing Strategic Direction and Critical goals for yr 1,3,5

o Work with site SHE leaders, Plant managers & PSM leaders to ensure the appropriate development and execution of the Site PSM work and initiatives

o Comfortable with addressing and breaking barriers critical to the success of IB and PSM implementation

o Leads site in promoting Core Values and advancing Core Value performance

o Creates a culture of employee engagement, trust and talent development

o Assists sites in the development of PSM objectives

o Leads by example – demonstrates FELT leadership and modeling the way

o Challenges paradigms (Leads outside the box thinking)

o Ability to travel to sites globally


Your Profile:

  • University degree in related technical field, science or engineering

  • 10 + years industrial bio-tech or chemical experience, with progressive leadership experience and working knowledge and experience in PSM

  • Demonstrated leadership, collaboration and communication skills

  • Demonstrated capability to quickly understand technology and drive / support change

  • Proven ability to lead cultural changes and create winning teams

  • Proven commitment, focus and effectiveness on advancing core values

  • Is data driven, action oriented and works with a sense of urgency


Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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