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Engineering Manager - Functional Safety

£53000 - £70000/annum Excellent benefits package
Bristol, City of Bristol
13/08/2019 (09:42)
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We are hiring on behalf of our client, a global Oil and Gas services company.

The post holder shall develop and lead the Functional safety organisation within Subsea & Drilling.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead the Functional Safety function within Subsea Systems in accordance with OGQENG- 0119. 
  • Put in place all the tools and process required for the Subsea Product Company to be successful in delivering on Functional safety requirements. 
  • Develop a network across the business, including representatives from each sub Product Company and support functions, e.g. Sourcing, Field Service, which have Functional Safety requirements on their products and systems. 
  • Develop and own Subsea specific QMS documentation, including Subsea Functional Safety Management policy, ensuring compliance and other industry standards or regulatory requirements where appropriate. 
  • Create awareness within the business of Functional Safety, developing in-house training / 
    knowledge share and advising of appropriate external training for those who require it.


  • Certified Functional Safety Engineer / Professional or equivalent 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, and Electrical, Safety, Environmental Engineering or equivalent. 
  • Proven experience in a Functional Safety Management role within the Subsea Oil & Gas industry 
  • Significant experience in one or more Engineering functions (Design, Testing, Services, certification or related).

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience of working closely with 3rd party certification providers, such as DNV GL, Exida, TUV. 
  • Able to build and develop relationships and networks internally and externally. 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to interact at all levels within and outside the company.

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