Looking for a functional safety engineer?

Our functional safety engineers ensure that safety measures are designed and implemented. We translate the results from the safety analyses (HAZOP) into practical solutions. All with the goal of minimising risk.

What do our functional safety engineers work with?

The functional safety engineers at DWG all have first-hand experience in industrial environments. That guarantees that they can help you from A to Z to enhance the safety of your processes. Figuratively speaking, they are an extension of your process engineering department. In fact, a functional safety engineer is responsible for practically implementing what the process engineer has designed. But how? Read on for more information:

  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) calculations
    Functional safety engineers use these very important calculations to assess how reliable the safety functions are.
  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) verifications
    Does instrumented safety meet the requirements of a particular SIL level? Our functional safety engineers demonstrate this through these verifications.
  • Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS)
    The SRS document identifies the specific requirements that safety functions must meet. And that is something that functional safety engineers then work hard to achieve.
  • Safety Instrumented Function (SIF)
    You can think of this as the airbags of an installation. An SIF is a safety system that continuously measures and automatically activates as needed.
  • ATEX zoning
    Functional safety experts know exactly which areas in the factory need more attention because of the risk of explosion. So it’s up to them to secure the installations in those zones to the best of their ability.

The safety engineering team

Functional safety engineers are part of the full safety engineering team. A brief description of a safety engineering project: first, the process engineering specialist draws the entire installation. Then the process safety engineering expert takes over and gets to work on designing and checking the safety processes. Next, last but not least, the functional safety engineer gets involved. He ensures that these safety measures are actually implemented.

Our approach

So what makes an approach successful? At DWG, we believe that process safety engineers should be involved in the project from day one. So they know exactly what is going on, both within the project team and on the factory floor. Only then can our safety engineers identify the potential risks of the process. And once the engineering process has been completed, our engineers remain involved. They continue to monitor and optimise to ensure process safety. All in the interest of optimal process safety!

Functional safety engineers cannot do without aeShield

Without aeShield, functional safety engineers are lost. This is the software program used by the department to map the entire life cycle of an installation. Including all necessary safety measures. Once this design is ready, the functional safety engineers can then get to work. Interesting fact: did you know that DWG is a preferred aeShield supplier in the BeNeLux?

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Looking for a functional safety engineer?

Who knows, we might be a match! Curious about what we can do for you? We would like to get to know you. Over a nice cup of coffee, of course. We will analyse your requirement based on your input and put forward your options right away. Feel free to send us a message via the contact form or pick up the phone!