Process Safety Engineer

Cologne, Germany

Job Reference 1241607

Location Cologne, Germany

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 12, 2024

"Process Safety by Design: A Vital Component in Engineering Excellence"

Are you a driven engineer ready to make a lasting impact on safety and sustainability? Airswift is excited to collaborate with a leading client in the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) industry to seek out top talent for an essential role in Cologne, Germany.

Position: Process Safety Engineer (m/w/d)
Location: Cologne, Germany
Contract: 12 months (with potential for extension or rollover to client)

Overview: In the ever-evolving landscape of engineering, safety is paramount. As a Process Safety Engineer, you will play a critical role in integrating safety considerations into the very fabric of our projects. Join us in championing Process Safety by Design, ensuring that safety is not just a priority, but an inherent aspect of our engineering excellence.


Collaborate with project teams to embed safety principles into every stage of the design process.

Conduct thorough hazard analyses, including HAZOP, LOPA, HAZID, What-IF, FMEA, and SIL assessments.

  • Lead discussions and workshops to identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Evaluate design options to optimize safety while maintaining project objectives.
  • Act as a liaison between engineering, operations, and safety teams to ensure alignment.
  • Provide expert guidance on process safety standards and best practices.
  • Champion a culture of safety awareness and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or equivalent field.
  • Proven experience in process safety engineering within the petrochemical or related industry in Germany.
  • In-depth knowledge of Seveso, health & safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and drive change.
  • Proficiency in German and English (mandatory!).
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Willingness to work in the office at least three days per week.


  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Potential for extension or transition to client.

Join Us: If you are passionate about engineering excellence and dedicated to ensuring safety in all that you do, we want to hear from you. Join Airswift and Worley in shaping a safer, more sustainable future. Apply now to be part of a team committed to making a positive impact worldwide through Process Safety by Design.


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