Product Safety Engineer (Mechanical)

Posted 4 April by Jobs in Science Easy Apply

My client is looking for a Product Safety Engineer is required to join our Hawarden or Derby team working on compliance testing of explosion safety equipment (Ex Products) to ATEX, or IECEx. Successful applicants will be.

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Assessment of equipment for certification against published standards (EN/IEC 13463 series/IEC 80079-36 and IEC 80079-37 for example)
  • 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

In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed, the successful candidate may be required to undertake further duties assigned by the Management Team from time to time. 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 qualification, ideally at Degree level, in mechanical engineering or relevant compliance experience in an industrial manufacturing business.
  • Customer-focused and have an understanding of manufacturing, process, or compliance with European or international standards
  • Self-motivated and personal efficiency management.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English), administration and interpersonal skills, together with a high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel etc) and attention to detail
  • A full UK driving licence
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to travel both in the UK and overseas for short periods
  • Ability to apply technical judgements where necessary

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of Product Safety Engineers and to develop in this interesting and fulfilling role.


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays, which increase with long service
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous pension plan
  • Private health insurance
  • Life insurance

They have a number of positions available at all levels from University Graduate up to Industry Expert.

Required skills

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Compliance Testing
  • Industrial Experience
  • Product Safety
  • Project Work

Reference: 34828290

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