Product Safety Engineer (Industrial)

Posted 4 April by Jobs in Science Easy Apply

My client is looking for a Product Safety Engineer to join their team working on compliance testing and certification of industrial/instrumentation/process control equipment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of Product Safety Engineers and to develop in this interesting and fulfilling role.

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Assessment of equipment for certification against published standards
  • Provide advice to clients as appropriate
  • Specify and in some cases conduct appropriate test programmes in accordance with the relevant standards
  • Estimate costs and specify the requirements for test samples
  • Conduct on-site assessments and/or test work at the clients’ premises. This may involve foreign travel
  • Prepare reports and certification documents
  • Ensure that project work is conducted within budget and in accordance with in-house procedures
  • Possible representation of the company on relevant technical committees

There will be a requirement to travel to other Group or client’s premises, both in the UK and overseas.

Qualifications/skills and experience

  • A degree in electrical engineering and relevant experience
  • Extensive experience of compiling performance test plans and evaluations to the requirements of IEC/UL 60950-1/60065 and 61010-1 standards
  • Problem solving, and project management skills are essential
  • Prior experience in certification in the below areas is highly desirable:
    o Industrial Products
    o Control Panels
    o Motors/Drives
    o Valves/Actuators
  • Specific experience of Power Supply Safety Testing would be a benefit
  • Good written and verbal communication (English), administration and interpersonal skills, together with a high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel etc) and attention to detail
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Ability to apply technical judgements where necessary


  • Good benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, which increase with long service Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous pension plan
  • Private health insurance
  • Life insurance.

Required skills

  • Compliance
  • Engineering
  • 60950-1
  • 60065
  • 61010-1

Reference: 34826532

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