Meet Citlalli Gomez, a Process Safety Manager at MATHESON, bringing nearly a decade of expertise from her various positions in chemical plant operations and consulting roles. Citlalli’s journey into safety began with hands-on involvement in heavy machinery operations like ammonia compressors and condensers, always keeping safety at the forefront of her endeavors.
Joining MATHESON in September 2022, Citlalli assumed the role of Process Safety Manager (PSM), where her passion for maintaining a safe workplace remains a top priority. Her responsibilities involve managing and coordinating compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Product Safety Management, implementing programs, and ensuring full compliance with regulations.
A typical week for Citlalli involves extensive travel where she conducts process safety compliance audits at various flammable fuels sites. She frequently engages with site leadership where she gains insights into specific challenges and opportunities, valuing the unique aspects of each team. Citlalli’s role revolves around instilling process safety values within management to cascade knowledge to their teams. She aims for ongoing conversations about PSM and offers continuous offsite support to teams.
Citlalli appreciates MATHESON’s people-centric culture that aligns with her values of prioritizing employee well-being, both at work and at home. She values the company’s commitment to continuous improvement, especially in safety, by fostering cross-functional collaboration.
Her proudest achievement at MATHESON is forging genuine connections with colleagues at flammable fuels sites, emphasizing the human aspect behind PSM beyond paperwork, fostering a culture of care and concern.
Outside of work, Citlalli revels in outdoor adventures. She is often found exploring mountain trails along the Appalachian Trail. Citlalli has also conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro and aims to trek to Everest Base Camp.
For aspiring professionals in the field, Citlalli emphasizes that PSM transcends paperwork—it’s about fostering collaboration and connections within the process. She lives by the mantra “Complacency kills” and believes in embedding safety into every step of the job.
Citlalli Gomez embodies MATHESON’s commitment to safety, collaboration, and continuous improvement. She continues to make a remarkable impact and ensures that safety remains a top priority.
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