Functional Safety Engineer

About our Client

Our client is a leading company and member of a worldwide leader in complex offshore projects. Within the oil & gas industry they are succesfull in fulfilling projects for the TOP10 companies in this branche

This is an innovative and challenging company for high tech design, engineering, construction and installation. They provide special self designed techniques and equipment with their fleet of high-tech offshore work ships

Your Mission

  • Support a multidisciplinary team on functional safety matters across the entire lifecycle
  • Develop best practice working procedures to support functional safety activities
  • Prepare, organise and facilitate different risk assessments studies
  • Support the development of Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Perform reliability calculations
  • Implement risk reduction principles
  • Create and maintain formal documents (e.g. Safety Requirements Specifications)
  • Check standard and regulatory compliance

Your Professional Skills

  • BSc/MSc degree in Mechanical, Control or Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge of IEC 61508/61511 and/or ISO 13849
  • Relevant work experience with functional safety, ideally with offshore experience
  • Experience with equipment design, electrical and hydraulic schematics and Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Knowledge and ability to utilise tools related to safety development (e.g. HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, FMECA, FTA, etc.)
  • Pro-active and self-motivated team player with strong engineering judgment skills
  • Able to work well in a high pressure environment with continuous changes
  • Creativity and strong analytical skills to solve complex technical challenges with innovative solutions
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken, strong communication skills
  • Willingness to travel for short assignments and work abroad or offshore, if necessary

What are the benefits

  • The opportunitie to develop your career in a challenging multinational high tech environment, as well as abroad 

  • Technical knowledge deepening through the diversity of projects 

  • The responsibility for complex solutions 

  • They provide an competitive package appropriate to your background and experience.

  • Overseas- and/or offshore allowances 

  • Salary Review annually per 1 January, in between and in case of promotion 

  • Good career opportunities due to the diversity of positions 

More information

For information please contact Erik Fransen by phone (+31) 0620 384 684 or e-mail

FMECA, HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, offshore, Safety

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