Machinery Safety Engineer


Job Description:

Technical Recruitment Solutions

– Rare Machinery Safety Engineer role (CMSE TÜV)

– Established & respected company in a lifestyle location

– Strong workflow in a variety of industries

The Company

Based in the sunny Hawkes Bay, our client is a well-established medium-sized company who do project engineering and service work in the disciplines of Industrial Automation, Mechatronics/Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, and Machine Safety across New Zealand in a variety of industry sectors.

The Role

The Mechatronics, Automation, and Electrical Engineering projects generate a lot of work for a Machinery Safety Engineer, this is a company with strong current and projected workflow for you to join, working alongside other technical specialists.

If you are a Machine Safety Engineer you will already have a good idea of what this role will involve. You will work across the business, influencing engineers, specialists, and management in your specialist area. You will provide machinery and process safety input on site, with clients, and internally to inform safety in design and implementation on projects. As a Senior Engineer you will be someone who has built up a wealth of experience in this area and in your career and you will be given the freedom to manage your own workload and work independently but will also be given the support of colleagues in machinery and process safety, you won’t be on your own.

Company projects are primarily based in the North Island so some travel to sites across New Zealand will be part of the job.

Ideally you will have gone through the Certified Machinery Safety Engineer (CMSE) course through PILZ certified by TÜV NORD and have industry experience in this area already. Alternatively, you may have done a similar course through SICK or through TÜV. I note also that if you have significant machinery safety experience you may be considered too, and this is an opportunity to gain this certification on the job.

Ideal Candidate Attributes

Relevant Engineering qualification i.e. Electrical, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Industrial Automation

CMSE or TUV certification and ideally have 5 years’ experience in this area

Ideally 10 years’ + overall engineering experience

EWRB registration of some sort would be beneficial (e.g. EST) but not essential

Knowledge of AS/NZS4024, the NZ Health & Safety at Work regulations 2016

Electrical & control systems safety knowledge

Strong communication ability

Technical report writing experience

Technical report writing experience

Have an eye for detail

Is this right for you?

This is a great role for an experienced Machinery Safety Engineer who wants to develop their career further, get involved with highly technical projects, and for someone looking at a lifestyle change and moving to the Hawkes Bay. The Hawkes Bay does boast a temperate coastal climate, a vibrant wine and food, easy access to outdoors pursuits, affordable housing and great schools.

The company culture is friendly, flexible, and relaxed. Staff go mountain biking or fishing together and there are monthly company lunches together.

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Posted on: 

August 10, 2021