Head of Plant & Process Safety

Bergkamen, Germany
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:

Head of Plant & Process Safety

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Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Identify, analyze and assess potential risks and their effects on humans, the environment and costs for process and plant safety
  • Develop, implement and improve concepts for process and plant safety
  • Coordinate local risk management, both at the individual sites and with the Bayer Pharmaceuticals Compliance functions
  • Cooperate on process engineering issues and projects in relation to plant and process safety and environmental protection as well as on putting the requirements of the technical policy into operational practice and collaborate on environmental/occupational safety topics and audits
  • Provide advice to all local functions and committees in relation to plant and process safety
  • Coordinate and carry out training sessions on process and plant safety
  • Assume the responsibility for managing and developing employees

Who you are

  • University degree in engineering with a focus on technical chemistry/chemical engineering or comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in the area of process and plant safety or in other functions associated with health, safety and environment,e.g. occupational safety, environmental protection and plant permits
  • Very good knowledge of complex, quantitative and qualitative methods for risk analysis, e.g. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis/Hazard and Operability, dispersion calculations and thermodynamics
  • Sound knowledge of the national laws/regulations/policies on environmental protection and technology law, in particular the German Federal Pollution Control Act, the German Hazardous Incident Regulation and the German Industrial Safety Regulation
  • Good knowledge of the methods for analyzing hazards in terms of processes and plants (e.g. HAZOP processes)
  • Good understanding of process/work flows in steroid/X-ray contrast medium production
  • Experience of managing employees and of project management
  • Enjoyment of constantly changing challenges
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
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