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Senior Expert (f/m/d) Machinery Safety

Job Highlights


  • Operational support to local teams and to improve the safety of machines
  • Support of the local technical teams in reaching and maintaining compliance in regard to European legislation on machinery safety and national legislation on measrures for safe operation of technical equipment (machinery)
  • Technical (knowledge) lead for work to be performed across LANXESS Manufacturing sites, provides and connects global available knowledge to site maintenance teams
  • Drive and assess the safety of machines, define and support gap closure programs if required
  • Development of international standards and contributes to writing recommendations of chemical associations
  • Advise and coach local team in the subject matter area



  • Masters / Dipl. Engineer degree or similar education with a strong work background
  • Several years of relevant experience in the field of maschinery safety application
  • Certification as expert in the subject matter regarding Directive on Machines 2006/42EU and corresponding harmonized standards e.g. ISO12100, ISO13857, IEC62061, ISO13849
  • Certificate as TÜV Functional Safety Certified Engineer Machinery or equivalent proof of skill level is of advantage
  • Capable to verify and calculate SIL and/or Pl loops using appropriate equations and processes
  • Knowledge of sensor, actor and logic capabilities and their limitations in the machinery industry
  • Structured/organized working style to support the continuous improvement process within the project team and inspection group
  • Ability to create and maintain reliable customer relationships in international teams
  • Fluently speaking and writing technical English


Requisition ID:  3712

Leverkusen, NW, DE, 51368

City:  Leverkusen
Business Unit / Group Function:  Production, Techn., Safety & Environment
Work Arrangement:  Partially remote

Job Segment: Inspector, Safety Engineer, Engineer, Quality, Engineering

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