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Senior Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22879

Our client, a global medical device manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Senior Safety Engineer to join their team in Galway. This Senior Safety Engineer will work within the Equipment Engineering group. This is a specialist team in equipment group developing, building and validating machinery for the site production facility in Galway. The Senior Safety Engineer will lead a team to ensure the safety of machinery developed and upgraded on site.


  • Perform and co-ordinate risk assessments for manufacturing equipment built internally by the equipment group.
  • Assessment of equipment for electrical and functional safety compliance.
  • Support Mechanical and Electrical Design engineers in the design of appropriate safety systems and safety architecture.
  • Safety control system reviews and calculations to ensure compliance to CE standards (e.g. ISO 13849).
  • Compilation of CE marking technical file documentation and ensuring equipment meets appropriate safety standards and requirements.
  • Provide input into equipment redesign for electrical and functional safety remediation and provide technical leadership on equipment safety related product and process issues.
  • Support ATEX and FMEA assessments of new manufacturing processes.
  • Work closely with internal and external machine build to ensure that equipment is built according to site safety specifications and is properly handed over to manufacturing.
  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the client's Quality Policy.


  • Degree in Engineering or EH&S discipline essential.
  • Ideally electrical background.
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role particularly with experience CE Marking equipment.
  • Machine safety qualifications such as CMSE (Certified Machinery Safety Expert) or CECE (Certified Expert in CE Marking) desirable.
  • Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.

For a confidential discussion on the role and the organisation please contact Emma Barry today.

091 706719