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Process Safety Engineer / Expert (m/f/div)

Date: Aug 22, 2021

Location: Marl, DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Process Safety Engineer / Expert (m/f/div)


Location: Marl || Germany : Hanau || Germany : Marl

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: Process Technology & Engineering


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation. 

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Provide technical process safety engineering support services to Evonik Divisions and Business Lines to support their responsibility for designing, constructing and operating safe chemical production processes throughout the process lifecycle.
This role does not directly support PSM programs or specific "element" implementation, PSM/RMP compliance mandates and/or auditing functions. The focus is on the technical engineering aspects of process safety such as:


  • Facilitation of process safety discussions as PHA leader (HAZOP/PAAG, structured What-If)
  • Preparation for and support of Hazard Identification (HazId) studies, Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) studies, Process Hazard Analyses (PHA), Facility Siting Analyses (FSA), etc.
  • Determination and evaluation of process hazards from process deviations
  • Development and evaluation of process safety concepts for production plants at our production sites (national and international)
  • Safety technical consultancy on prevention and protection concepts and technical solutions for production plants and within investment projects (national and international)
  • Perform various process safety calculations related to e. g. the design of new emergency relief systems, the evaluation of existing emergency relief system designs, dispersion analysis, flammability analysis, consequence modeling, combustible dust hazards, reactive hazard analyses & evaluation, etc.
  • Close cooperation with production, process technology and engineering


  • Successfully completed B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Process Technology or Chemistry minimum, M.Sc. or PhD preferred
  • Professional experience in chemical industry in process safety, production, engineering or notified body (5+ years desired)
  • Knowledge and experience in safety engineering
  • Knowledge of relevant local regulations and industry standards
  • Very good German and English written and spoken language skills
  • Strong analytical skills, systematic and structured way of working
  • Strong team and communication skills
  • Initiative, sense of responsibility, flexibility
  • International mobility

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please address your application to Johanna Barfuß. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.