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£40,000 - 50,000 base + comprehensive

One of the UK's most innovative and exciting companies is growing at an astonishing rate and as an Engineering recruitment partner, we are working closely to support the consequent growth in their Automation and Project Engineering teams

The Functional Safety and Compliance Engineer is responsible for the support and maintenance of the functional safety of the Material Handling Equipment (MHE). The Functional Safety Engineer will work alongside the Product Development Functional Safety Lead in supporting the lifecycle of the installed products on various sites.

As a Functional Safety Engineer, you will need to receive any safety and compliance critical documentation released by the product development and support the install, testing and implementation of safety critical changes in their global automated warehouses.

You will act as a specialist consultant for field engineers and other product engineers. You will be closely working with product specialists, implementation teams, engineering operations and product development to ensure the functional safety standards are maintained across all the warehouses.

Sounds fun doesn't it?

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience for PUWER and CE Marking compliance on site for both existing machinery and new project delivery and acting as the site expert resource in machinery and functional safety.

You will have experience in the design of safety control systems and be technically proficient in all areas of Mechanical and Electrical machinery safety.

You will also have proven experience in functional safety within automotive or industrial automation industry. Specifically, the application of IEC 62061, IEC 61508 or IEC 61511 during front-end design and design execution.

As Functional Safety Engineer you will be flexible, willing to travel and comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment. You will have a "can do" and "in this together" attitude and approach to work within a cutting edge technology driven company and you will be able to perform unsupervised and under pressure on your own initiative.

In return for your expertise, the company offers excellent benefits such as contributory pensions, share schemes, private medical insurance, life assurance, employee discount on their speciality stores sites.

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Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Proactive Technical Recruitment

Proactive Technical Recruitment

Working from a UK-wide network of offices, Proactive connects top engineering and tech talent with leading organisations. We’ve been delivering experts for over 15 years – both in the UK and abroad.

Built on the foundations of providing exceptional technical recruitment services, Proactive has been placing specialists for over 15 years, evolving into a market-leader within our niche business units. Operating from a network of offices that spans the UK and abroad, Proactive has the in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise to make it a powerful force within the STEM market.

United Kingdom, Europe

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    Proactive Technical Recruitment
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    Niomi Cowling
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