Machine Safety Engineer (Assessor)

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Competitive Salary
13 Dec 2016
13 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Entry level Machine Safety Engineer (Assessor) Job Title

Machine Safety Engineer (Assessor)


  1. Learn and develop skills and knowledge in machine safety supported by our trainers and your peers. This will include PUWER, Machinery Directive, Low Voltage Directive and harmonised standards.
  2. Familiarise yourself with a machine quickly (all industries)
  3. Inspect industrial machines for the purposes of PUWER or product certification
  4. Identify hazard and write risk assessments using the RiskMach machine safety assessment software and apps.
  5. Audit the associated documents and procedures around industrial machines.
  6. Write concise reports and summaries that include recommendations as to how to achieve compliance.
  7. Consult and advise customers face to face.
  8. Travel between customer sites as required in both the UK and globally.
  9. Report writing and other related office based tasks will be completed at the Sutton Coldfield office (Birmingham) when not on site with customers.

Skills and Competencies

You will have completed or acquired the following skills, qualifications or experiences:

  1. A technical apprenticeship or equivalent
  2. HNC or higher equivalent in a technical engineering field
  3. Knowledge and experience in completing typical preventative and corrective maintenance
  4. Worked in an engineering support, design, maintenance, servicing or similar role.
  5. Ability to read electrical schematics for power and control of machines
  6. A fluent and concise technical vocabulary that allows you to ‘say what you can see'

In addition, there is a preference that you will have:

  1. Worked across multiple sites
  2. A working knowledge of fluid power systems (pneumatics, hydraulics)
  3. Completed or contributed to risk assessment, modifications, design, projects etc. for industrial machines
  4. Completed machine safety training/qualifications in the past
  5. Have some working knowledge of technical standards relating to machine safety in general
  6. Ability to read schematics for the pneumatic and hydraulic circuits
  7. Experience of automation engineering of production lines

There are a number of ‘special skills' that are of interest also, such as:

  • Certified Functional Safety Engineers
  • EMC testing


You will work with a team of experienced and highly trained machine safety professionals reporting directly to the Technical Director. Once established you will confidently work alone at times but with the remote support of your peers and supervision.


A Competitive Salary

Benefits Package will be on offer ; Health cover, optional car company allowance, pension scheme). Salary will be dependent on technical and job experience.

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