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BASF Engineer Functional Safety Professional (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57379684DIGI412

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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The Engineering & Technical Expertise Division is responsible for the implementation of BASF´s plant construction projects. We advise and support the various corporate divisions by providing expert services throughout the plant's life cycle, such as automation, process or mechanical engineering. We push forward innovations in all areas of the chemical industry - and turn laboratory developments into worldwide production plants.

What you can expect

Our Process Control Engineering - Field Equipment unit supports our production and research teams with maintenance and engineering of PCE field equipment. Our services range from repairs, service/maintenance and inspection to consulting and procurement.

  • You will be responsible for verification and validation of PCE safety Equipment.

  • In this role, you will provide advice and support projects on topics such as safety across the entire lifecycle.

  • You will also perform reliability analyses and measurement error calculations such as PFD calculations.

  • Moreover you will conduct international training sessions for planning, operation and service/maintenance of PCE safety equipment.

  • Last but not least, you will participate in developing and updating internal rules and regulations.

What we expect

  • You successfully completed your degree in automation engineering or process engineering.

  • Furthermore, you also have at least three years of professional experience in planning, commissioning or service/maintenance of PCE safety equipment.

  • You have experience in project management and excellent knowledge of the relevant rules and regulations, such as IEC 61508, IEC 61511, EN 50156 and TRD, as well as functional safety management.

  • In addition, you will contribute your highly developed teamwork skills, determination and orientation toward goals, personal initiative, focus on performance and ability to persuade others as part of the team.

  • Excellent English language skills complete your profile.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.