Sr Functional Safety Eng

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Job Title: Sr Functional Safety Eng
Location: Muscatine, IA, Midwest 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.


Sr Functional Safety Eng 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Functional Safety Engineer, are to: 


  • Evaluate tactical decisions and long-term direction for functional safety related needs at the site;
  • Make regular proof-testing of process control safety-loops;
  • Develop protocols, control quality of documentation, and storage of records;
  • Be responsible for development and maintenance of the Functional Safety Management System and steps  (documentation/support/execution);
  • Develop and ensure documentation is created, followed, and audited (gate-keeper), Proof test procedures, Safety Requirement Specification (SRS), SIS calculations, Prior Use and Analyzer qualification;
  • Work on creation, retention, and maintenance of Functional Safety Documentation;
  • Perform functional safety assessments on new or modified functions and develop and applies management system protocol for site;
  • Analyze site and plant performance issues related to functional safety, leading to proposal and implementation of sound technical solutions;
  • Perform preliminary SIL calculations for proposed measures, leading to successful completion of PHAs;
  • Ensure adherence to functional safety procedures, guidelines, design standards, and safeguards across the site as a subject matter expert;
  • Lead or represent site on corporate teams;
  • Maintain an understanding of site operations, attend project reviews and review management of changes for manufacturing area to determine safety impact on an independent basis;
  • Foster experience exchange and promotes knowledge transfer with other site engineers;
  • Promote continued development of self and area personnel through peer coaching and providing constructive feedback.




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 of Science degree in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline;
  • At least seven years of engineering experience overall including at least four years as PCT Plant, Instrumentation or PCT Project Engineer Experience with DCS and PLCs;
  • Knowledge in SIS, SIL, and SRS;
  • Correctly analyze problems;
  • Think independently and develop imaginative and unique solutions to problems;
  • Deal effectively with changing situations and maintain composure in pressure or conflict situations;
  • Understand the requirements of the job and apply knowledge;
  • Evaluate and select alternatives based on realistic limits and different perspectives, understand the full implication of actions before proceeding;
  • Consistently motivate self, take calculated risks, make timely decisions, improve results, persist despite opposition and obstacles;
  • Express ideas and information, orally and/or in writing, in a clear, concise and understandable manner, use active listening skills;
  • Be able to guide and train teams in local and global projects.


*Domestic relocation might be available*

*Sonsorship might be available for this role*




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: On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a six point COVID-19 action plan. As follow up to the initial announcement, the government has shared more details about the federal contractor guidance, including that colleagues who work for businesses that perform certain federal contracts are required to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021. As a federal contractor, Bayer must follow and implement the federal vaccination requirements. This requirement applies to all current and future Bayer employees working in Consumer Health, Pharmaceuticals and Enabling Functions supporting either of the divisions, effective 12/8/21. Currently, Crop Science (CS) colleagues, and Enabling Function colleagues who exclusively support Crop Science, are exempt from this requirement. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to any qualified individual who because of a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice receives an exemption from the vaccination requirement, provided that such accommodation would not result in an undue hardship for the company.  
Location: Muscatine     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 531888     
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Job Post Date: 11/24/21
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