Process Safety Management & Operations Audit Specialist


Brentwood, TN, US, 37027

Are you looking for a career in a dynamic and innovative company that values versatility, growth, and teamwork? Look no further than Delek US Holdings!

What is Delek? What do we do?

We are a boutique-sized diversified downstream energy company with a range of assets, including petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels, and convenience store retailing.

  • Our refineries in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana have a combined crude capacity of 302,000 barrels per day
  • Our logistics business currently owns and operates 720 miles of crude and product pipelines, a 600-mile crude oil gathering system, and storage tanks and terminals.
  • Our Retail or convenience store part of Delek, runs over 300 stores in Texas and New Mexico. We are licensed to use the 7-Eleven brand, which you might recognize! We also have company-branded New-to-Industry DK stores in the southern part of the US!
  • Our three renewables’ plants in Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi combined can produce 40 million gallons of biodiesel fuel a year.


Delek Benefits

Our corporate office in Brentwood, Tennessee is a brand-new space that features modern amenities including a café and mother’s rooms and fosters an environment of growth and collaboration. We offer fantastic benefits that include a 6% match on 401K on day one of hire, with a vesting timeline of only one year, RSUs in lieu of a pension program, and medical benefits that start on day one with a 30% premium rebate annually! With one of the highest bonus payouts in recent years, we know that our success is due to our talented and dedicated team. We are looking for individuals like you to help us continue this momentum and bring new ideas to the table. At Delek, you will have the opportunity to make an impact and grow your career in a supportive and innovative environment.


Job Summary:

The Process Safety & Operations Audit Specialist will be responsible for providing assurance regarding the design and effectiveness of Delek’s occupational and process safety (PSM) programs. The successful candidate will help ensure that safety focused assessments from the risk-based audit plan are executed efficiently and provide value-added feedback regarding compliance with Delek’s established standards and regulatory obligations. This professional will participate in and lead multiple projects in a team-based environment. The role requires the ability to effectively plan, execute, and report on safety focused assurance projects. The Safety and Operations Auditor will have direct interaction with senior management, business unit management, process owners, and shared services teams, including Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) and Legal. Additionally, this team member should have effective communication skills, a team-building attitude, and the ability to lead multiple projects at once.


This role will report to the Vice President, Internal Audit Services and can work remotely, Texas and Tennessee preferred, with 25-50% of travel required. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of applicable Delek US safety standards, related regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Participate in safety focused operational risk assessments, as needed, to help focus audit efforts and develop the organization’s annual Safety Audit Plan.
  • Execute the annual Safety Audit including planning, risk identification, scope and audit program development, and drafting reports with value added recommendations.
  • Conduct audits with focus on assessing the adequacy of corporate and site level risk assessments and consistent compliance with established safety standards and regulatory requirements, while providing value added recommendations to improve site level operational excellence.
  • Participate as needed in cross-functional activities requiring specialized skill sets and expertise (e.g., steering committees, PSM audit teams, etc.)
  • Collaborate with other departments to share and implement best practices and enhance the overall safety culture of the organization.
  • Drive organizational accountability through robust monitoring and reporting of management action items.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with management, peers, site personnel, and other internal and external stakeholders.


Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Undergraduate Engineering degree (Chemical or Mechanical) preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in refining, petrochemical, or chemical industry, with focused safety (PSM) experience required; Assurance / Auditing experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with API standards that are relative to the refining industry and process safety (e.g., API 751, API 653, API 570, etc.)
  • Familiarity with process safety tools, systems, and programs such as Mechanical Integrity Programs, PHA, LOPA, Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), MOC, Incident Investigation, Facility Siting, and Qualitative Risk Assessments (QRA).
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements related to process safety, including EPA’s Risk Management Plan (RMP) and OSHA’s Process Safety Management Regulation.
  • Familiarity with Security Management Systems (CFATS, MTSA) is a plus.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must possess the highest degree of integrity and ethical values.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including effective listening.
  • Extensive skill in planning, organizing, project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to execute assurance activities for areas not previously audited, including the identification of risks, sources of information, key stakeholders, etc.
  • A self-starter with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines and take ownership of projects. Able to work well within a self-directed, team-based environment.
  • Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems with various stakeholders at all levels.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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