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Technical Advisor

£30000 - £35000 per annum Car, Bonus , pension

Technical Advisor - Machinery Safety

Based from Home with flexible working

£30k - £35k car, bonus

Would you be interested in joining a world leader in Machinery Safety? Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a detail-oriented, result-driven Machinery Safety Consultant.

Working within the team, the Safety Consultant provides safety guidance to customers on the best way to achieve machine safety compliance to the applicable safety standards and regulations.

The Safety Consultant also visits customer sites, conducts risk assessments, provides safety reports, and performs safety design reviews, as well as other similar consulting-type activities.

This person will be responsible for identifying opportunities for growth and development of the service, as well as driving and developing the safety consulting business.

The successful consultant will be working with a company who offers professional development with the opportunity to gain further accreditation and career advancement?

Why this role?

The key purpose of this role is to provide clients with a compliance service related to machine safety in respect to guarding and safety related control systems. This will primarily involve carrying out PUWER assessments and CE marking for machines and complex assemblies. Main responsibilities include: -

  • Consultancy services at design and installation stage
  • Site audits and testing of existing plant and equipment, covering PUWER and CE requirements
  • Pre-delivery inspections
  • Training staff, both customer and in-house, in safety principles, according to the relevant legislation

This role will require extensive travel (all expenses paid) across the UK and overseas, with many overnight stays away from home, therefore a current valid driver's license and reliable car is essential, and a current valid passport is desirable.

There is a well-established administration team to assist on procedural matters and a team to offer technical expertise and peer review.

What will I need to be successful?

The successful Machinery Safety Consultant will be

  • A straight talker, pragmatic with great communication skills. You will have achieved qualifications in an engineering discipline and aspire to gain chartered status (CMIOSH, IEng / Eur Eng) in an engineering environment.
  • You will be electrically biased engineer with some understanding of the Machinery Directive and ideally PUWER within the process / manufacturing sector with a desire to gain knowledge of applicable Standards, Regulations, legislation and Industry codes of practice.

  • You will be motivated to join a consultancy team and be ambitious to work in a variety of manufacturing environments to utilise your skills.

  • Your technical reporting and writing skills should be highly proficient and you will have a strong ability to understand and empathise with clients. You will be mentored by a Principal Consultant to develop your commercial and engineering skills.

Benefits Package

The following package is available to the successful candidate;

Competitive salary (dependent upon experience)
Flexible working from home
23 days plus statutory holiday
Company vehicle (after a qualifying period) and Fuel Card

Company pension

Company credit card (after a qualifying period)

Key points

  • 'On the tools' engineers get a superb opportunity to take their career in a different direction.
  • The successful candidate gets a chance to travel and gain experience in a wide variety of sectors that would not be possible in any other position

Interested? To apply for the Technical Advisor - Machinery Safety position, here are your two options:

  1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Harriett Potter on 0116 254 5411 between 8 am - 5 pm
  2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know.

Precision People is committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system.

Ref: Machinery Safety HP2

About Precision People

This role is posted by Precision People, specialists in Technical, Engineering, Consultancy, Sales and Executive Search Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of technical candidates in fantastic new roles. Precision covers the whole spectrum of technical roles from Design Engineers, Service Managers, Mechanical Service Engineers, up to Maintenance and Production Managers. We have many technical roles both in the Midlands and throughout the UK, so get in touch today.

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