Senior Technical Expert (f/m/d) for Functional Safety for Electrolyzers

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Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG
Transformation of Industry
Sustainable Energy Systems
Experienced Professional
A Snapshot of Your Day 

In your role as Senior technical safety expert for electrolyzers you develop and steer the future proof safe design, it requirement specification and operation around electrolyzers, for both PEM and Alkaline technology. This bases on your vast experience as safety expert in designing a complete supply system from the first ideas throughout the complete development cycle up to the implementation into operational projects. With your outstanding domain expertise you can cascade down the safety requirements to own equipment elements and supplier provided components. You also will help project teams for the system supply in HAZOPs with their customers. Needless to mention that you apply your expertise of material classes, material specifications for e.g. safety valves up to the functional safety in P&IDs. As part of an expert community, you also guide people in functional safety in system developments and system projects. Come and join the future-oriented business of H2 Systems, its growing team and enjoy the beauty of hydrogen products & projects and in an ambitious environment.

How You’ll Make an Impact 
  • Playing an important role within in the development team for hydrogen production plants as an expert for Standards & Safety 
  • Development of innovative, competitive and reliable solutions in the areas of functional safety as well as explosion protection 
  • Coordination and execution of safety-related Workshops according to state-of-the-art methods (Hazop, FMEA, LOPA, ..)
  • Adopting technology scouting for trends and changes of relevant standards and active engagement in standardization committees
  • Acting as the go-to person when it comes to the hydrogen system functional safety
  • Reporting directly to the head of Engineering in SES HS as well as forcing system designs being safe for installation, commissioning and operation as selling point in projects, and of course at competitive costs. 
  • Generating impulses for technology trends and innovative ideas for future electrolysis plants
  • Guiding non-experts, development teams and projects as subject matter expert
What You Bring
  • Master Degree in process engineering or similar with strong fucus on safe operation
  • Long-time experience in in functional safety, explosion protection and homologation of process systems and plants
  • Minimum 10 years of experience at expert level around functional system safety for electrolyzers
  • Proof-pointed experience in bringing implementing safety into the designs and operation of different types of electrolyzers technologies down to requirements management
  • Deep understanding of media, materials components interacting with each other drives your activities for safe performances
  • Experience in working in international teams
  • Language skills: fluent in English and German 
About the Team

Our Transformation of Industry division is decarbonizing the industrial sector. Increasing electrification and efficiency are key and demand for green H2 and derivative fuels will rise. We enable decarbonization of the industrial sector and the transition to sustainable processes, building on a strong industrial customer base, a global network, diverse technologies, and integrated execution capabilities.

Who is Siemens Energy? 

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. 

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. 

Find out how you can make a difference at Siemens Energy: 

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences. 

  • In addition to an attractive remuneration package in line with the market, you can expect an attractive employer-financed company pension scheme
  • We also offer the opportunity to become a Siemens Energy shareholder
  • We offer our employees the opportunity to work flexibly and remotely, and our inspiring offices provide space for collaboration and creativity
  • The professional and personal development of our employees is very important to us. We provide them with the opportunities to learn and develop in a self-determined way, various attractive programmes and learning materials are available for this purpose
  • In relation to the "compatibility of family and work", we have a wide range of offers, e.g. flexible working time models, childcare places at many locations, the possibility of trial part-time work or even a sabbatical 
We value equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.