Machinery safety engineer

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Published
May 19, 2023
Category
Job Type
Reference
PU289
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Start date
2023-05-19
Contact Name
Pabudu Bandara
Contact Email
apply.a4ljw55lemyf@aptrack.co.uk

Description

Machinery Safety Engineer

Kenton Black engineering is a recruitment partner to a global scientific laboratory They currently looking to hire a machinery safety engineer for their site based in Durham
Responsibilities

· To perform inspection/testing/conformity assessments and formally report non conformities to CE/UKCA machinery compliance, using Machinery Directive 2006/42EC, The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (as amended) and Harmonised/Designated Standards (A-type, B-type, C-type) on a variety of industrial machinery and assemblies of machinery.

· To carry out certification activities for machinery under Approved Body scheme and ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accredited QMS.

· To perform PUWER 98 assessments at client's premises and provide thorough reporting with suggested corrective actions.

· To provide client facing services nationally, EU and globally in accordance with the requirements of the Machinery Department

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

· Working knowledge of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (as amended), EN ISO 12100, EN 60204-1, EN ISO 13849-1, EN ISO 4413/EN ISO 4414, main A,B,C-type standards.

· PUWER 98/UWED.

· Ability to read electrical schematic, pneumatic schematic, hydraulic schematic, P&ID and engineering drawings.

· Use of test and measuring equipment for electrical and mechanical validation purposes.

Desirable

· Previous experience in an industrial environment covering a broad range of machinery and associated equipment, specifically safety related.

· Knowledge/understanding of other main EU Directives/UK Regulations i.e. PED, ATEX, LVD, EMC.

· Wiring regulation BS 7271.

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Job Description

Primary Objective of the Role

· Conduct inspections, tests, and conformity assessments on industrial machinery and machinery assemblies to ensure compliance with CE/UKCA machinery standards. This includes adhering to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (as amended), and relevant Harmonised/Designated Standards (A-type, B-type, C-type).

· Perform certification activities for machinery within the Approved Body scheme, following ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accredited QMS.

· Carry out comprehensive assessments of client premises to evaluate compliance with PUWER 98 standards. Provide detailed reports and recommend corrective actions.

· Offer client-facing services on a national, EU, and global scale, aligning with the requirements of the Machinery Department.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

· Proficient understanding of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 (as amended), EN ISO 12100, EN 60204-1, EN ISO 13849-1, EN ISO 4413/EN ISO 4414, as well as key A, B, and C-type standards.

· Familiarity with PUWER 98/UWED regulations.

· Ability to interpret electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and engineering drawings, including electrical schematics, pneumatic schematics, hydraulic schematics, P&IDs.

· Competence in utilizing testing and measuring equipment for electrical and mechanical validation purposes.

Desired

· Previous experience working in an industrial setting, encompassing diverse machinery and associated safety equipment.

· Knowledge and understanding of other prominent EU Directives/UK Regulations such as PED, ATEX, LVD, EMC.

· Familiarity with wiring regulation BS 7271.

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