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Equipment Safety Engineer

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Emma Griffin
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Equipment Safety Engineer
  • Contractor Role
  • Galway
  • Medical Device

Job Purpose

As part of the equipment safety team, your role will involve equipment risk assessments, safety reviews, CE marking equipment, and advising equipment designers on the relevant directives and standards relating to equipment safety. It preferred if the suitable candidate had experience for most of the responsibilities listed below, however, training will be provided where required.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Performing and Co-ordinating 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.
  • Reviewing of electrical schematics and bill of materials to determine performance level is being achieved.
  • Safety control system reviews to ensure compliance to CE standards.
  • Compilation of CE marking technical file documentation.
  • Ensuring equipment meets appropriate safety 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 related product and process issues.
  • Work closely with internal engineers to understand the equipment requirements.
  • Work closely with internal and external machine build in order to ensure that the equipment is built according to site specifications and is properly handed over to manufacturing.
  • Review of safety of external vendor-built equipment.
  • As part of the safety team, this person is expected to work closely with both internal and external specialists to complete equipment related projects.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements. Ensure documentation standards for equipment meet site requirements.


  • Degree in Engineering or EH&S discipline essential
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Machine safety qualifications such as CMSE or CECE desirable
  • Good knowledge of the machinery directive and associated harmonised standards preferable.

For more information on this role please contact Emma Griffin on 086 0334325/

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