Functional Safety Engineer


Our client is looking for a Functional Safety Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis at a prestigious site in Guildford. This position will take lead on functional safety across the site, reviewing current processes and implementing any changes etc.

The position will also take lead on Implementing a brand new Site Functional Safety System on site.

Summary of Job Purpose

  • Develop & implement a Functional Safety Management Policy (FSMP).
  • Develop Functional Safety Asset Lifecycle
  • Experience of IEC61511 and IEC61508 is desirable
  • Develop programme of ongoing functional safety / technical review of existing Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) assets.
  • Develop and implement functional safety training for staff across responsible departments.
  • Develop functional safety audit / inspection programme in partnership with Quality & Risk.
  • Support Project Manager and Estates Leaders where applicable, on functional safety asset upgrade / replacement projects.
  • Work closely with IT to ensure ongoing cyber risk mitigation and compliance within SISs.


  • ONC/HNC or degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, process engineering, software engineering, physics, or a comparable field of study.
  • Experience in functional safety process management.
  • Working knowledge of IEC61511 and IEC61508
  • Proven track record of development and implementation of safety concepts in automated process systems.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy in documentation & records management.
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, including with stakeholders, external bodies etc
  • Networking skills with the ability to build effective collaborative relationships.


  • Monday to Friday - 37 hours per week
  • Salary Banding £50,000 to £66,000 with higher considered depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme 10% employer contribution
  • 35.5 days annual leave
  • Gym Membership
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Childcare vouchers and a subsidised childcare allowance
  • Free onsite parking

To submit your application please apply online or you can email directly. For any further information please call 01184677784 and ask to speak with Tarik.

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About Resourcing Group

Resourcing Group

As a market-leading expert across six core sectors, Resourcing Group connects talented professionals with local opportunities. With a national network of offices across the UK, it is our in-depth knowledge and expertise that has been helping candidates achieve their career aspirations for over 15 years.

Resourcing Group was founded in 2000 as a dedicated social housing recruitment agency. Since then we’ve expanded to offer our award winning, specialist approach to other fields, and now work in partnership with some of the best public and private sector organisations. We recruit personnel across the UK at all levels of the social housing, facilities management, construction, surveying and property, engineering, and architecture and design markets.

Guildford, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £55,000 to £65,000 per year
  • Benefits
    15% pension
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    Resourcing Group
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
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  • Industries
    Facilities Services
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