Functional Safety E&I Project Engineer

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Job Title: Functional Safety E&I Project Engineer
Location: Luling, LA, South United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Functional Safety E&I Project Engineer 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Functional Safety E&I Proj Eng, are to: 


  • Functional Safety Responsibilities:
  • Obtain a good understanding of the Legacy Monsanto Interlock Guidelines and Bayer Functional Safety Procedures;
  • Work with Functional Safety Project Manager to prioritize and implement projects to support Bayer migration and PHA efforts;
  • Support Safety Requirement Specification (SRS) development for each Process Area / Plant;
  • Plant Wide/Program Initiatives;
  • Provide a basis for utilization of instruments/valves based on Bayer Functional Safety procedures;
  • Provide prior Use Justification assessments;
  • Utilize SIL rated components;
  • Develop or append Luling's "Prior Use" or grandfathering list;
  • Determine if we can use as is vs having to purchase new/different components;
  • Perform evaluation to continue using existing equipment or change to different components;
  • Project Engineering:
  • Lead electrical design aspects of company projects;
  • Manage and execute project related activities associated with field modifications including scope development and cost estimates;
  • Ensure MOC created for all changes;
  • Writing AR's;
  • Updating/rewriting test procedures (good time to make procedures consistent across the site);
  • Redlining loop and schematic drawings;
  • Updating instrument specification sheets;
  • Communicate contractor support needs to E & I Construction coordinator;
  • Verify finalized PHA action item list vs updated interlock list;
  • Develop equipment schedules and material takeoffs; prepare requests for bids;
  • Prepare construction and equipment specifications, including means and methods;
  • Perform field QA/QC to ensure construction work is performed in accordance with design specification;
  • Assist in equipment commissioning and startup, and operational troubleshooting as necessary coordination and management of material vendors, subcontractors, and company staff;
  • Maintain and report on a project budget and schedule to meet project expectations.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • At least eight years engineering experience;
  • Knowledge in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS);
  • Familiarity with industrial electrical theories, engineering codes, standards, and Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP);
  • Strong written and communications skills;
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills;
  • Lead multi-functional teams;
  • Strong safety ethic and mindset.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • At least 5 years’ experience in chemical / petrochemical industry setting or similar;
  • Experience and practical knowledge with International Electrotechnical Commission Standard IEC 61508.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: Luling     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 603842     
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Job Post Date: 04/09/22
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