Electrical Safety Design Engineer

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Hlohovec, SK

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Your role:


  • Develop, produce and maintain internal engineering safety standards for machine development & construction
  • Support designers to develop/design in compliance with the internal engineering safety standards and with the required official applicable directives and harmonized standards for machines building
  • Create and maintain formal documents (e.g. Safety Requirements Specifications)
    Prepare, organize and facilitate risk assessments studies
  • Assist in developing risk reduction after risk analyses, including the needed performance level of the safety functions
  • Perform reliability calculations for the developed machines safety functions
  • Perform internal safety design audits
  • Support the development and maintenance of our engineering safety component database with the needed regulatory compliance checks
  • Calculate cable sizing and protections (fuses, circuit breakers….)
  • Provide training regarding the internal safety standards, regulatory safety procedures and requirements
  • You will be reference in safety design knowledge for dedicated region
  • If necessary, you will visit the foreign engineering entities or our production factories


Your profile:


  • Master degree in electrical engineering or equal by experience
  • Excellent safety awareness
  • Capable of delivering a high standard of technical writing
  • Knowledge of safety analysis techniques e.g. risk analyses, FMEA,…
  • Knowledge in machinery safety-related standards (ISO 12100; ISO 13849; ISO TR14121-2…)
  • Knowledge of low voltage electrical equipment regulations and standards (EN-IEC60204, IEC 61439…)
  • Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic regulations and standards (ISO4413, ISO4414…)
  • Preferable knowledge of control systems (programmable logic controllers, motor drives, safety systems, …….) and instrumentation design
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and multitasking ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferable more than 3 years of experience in machine (safety) design


We offer:


  • Basic salary from 1360 Eur monthly, could be higher depending on experiences of candidate
  • Variable pay (standard 15%)
  • Other bonuses



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