Senior Safety Engineer

Senior Safety Engineer – Galway
Fantastic opportunity to join a thriving med device company in the Galway area.

Our client seek a candidate ideally from a manufacturing equipment related background who has expertise or training in equipment safety, health and safety or CE marking.
As part of the equipment safety team, your role will involve equipment risk assessments, safety reviews, CE marking, ATEX assessments, and advising equipment designers on directives and standards relating to equipment safety.

  • 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.
  • Ensuring equipment meets appropriate safety standards and requirements.
  • Support ATEX and FMEA assessments of new manufacturing processes.
  • Generation of detailed reports documenting any safety issues found (e.g., touch proofing in electrical cabinets, machine guarding issues, etc.)
  • Provide input into equipment redesign for electrical and functional safety remediation.
  • Provide technical leadership on equipment safety related product and process issues.
  • Work closely with internal engineers to understand safety equipment requirements.
  • 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.
  • Review of safety of external vendor-built equipment.
  • As the Safety Team Lead, this person is expected to work closely with both internal and external specialists to complete equipment related projects.
  • Provide reports to senior management on equipment safety incidents.


  • Degree in Engineering or EH&S discipline essential.
  • Idealy 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.
If you feel you have the required experience, feel free to reach out to me on vincentkenny@cregg.ie or 061363318
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Job Details

15 May 2024
Job ID: 9369

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