Process Safety Engineer

Cologne, Germany

Job Reference 1241607

Location Cologne, Germany

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 11, 2024

Process Safety Engineer

Location: Cologne, Germany
Contract: 12 months (with potential for extension or rollover to client)

Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Airswift Recruiter: Lewis Holland
Key words
Process Safety, Process Safety Engineer, Safety Engineering, Process Safety specialist, Process, Chemical, Renewable, EPC
Our Company
One of the largest Engineering design, Procurement and Construction Management companies in the world employing 50,000 people across the globe and provides project delivery and consulting services to the resources and energy sectors, and complex process industries. 
We partner with our customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their portfolio of assets. We solve complex problems by finding integrated data-centric solutions from the first stages of consulting and engineering to installation and commissioning, to the last stages of decommissioning and remediation. 

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors, we are proud to be able to expand our team in Germany and we are global partners with Airswift who support and deliver our recruitment needs.

  • 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 preferred 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

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.

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