Technical Advisor

From £40,000 - Fareham

Posted: 21st, May 2019

Reference N°: 41174

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £40,000 pa however the client may pay up to £45,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Company

A leading engineering company

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Technical Advisor to join our Industrial Products team, advising UK wide clients on the most effective methods of conforming to Machinery and other safety-related legislation. The successful candidate should provide accurate guidance on the requirements detailed within the relevant European Directives, Regulations and Standards to assist the client in their understanding of legislation, and how conformity may be achieved. The succesful candidates main role will be to deliver CE marking, PUWER and Functional safety services to a variety of blue chip clients, directly on customer sites.

Responsibilities and authority:

Evaluation of hazards associated with client machinery and carry out risk assessment as required.

CE marking of machinery to relevant Directives using up to date european harmonised standards.

Compilation of technical file data

PUWER inspections, producing detailed reports as required.

Safety related control system evaluation & validation to relevant standards (EN13849 & EN62061).

Auditing of clients policies & procedures, risk assessments & other site applicable documentation.

Deliver talks and seminars to pre-organised groups of local safety professionals, managers and engineers.

Offer advice and assistance to potential new clients as well as existing customers, developing contacts and maintaining good relationships with key personnel throughout the business.

Work on own initiative and promote the company in a positive manner at all times.

Conduct safety related control system verification and validation to the relevant EN standards (EN 13849 & EN 62062) although training will be provided for the right candidate.

The Candidate

Qualified in a recognised engineering discipline

Experience of working on a variety of Electrical / Mechanical equipment within the manufacturing/engineering sector, particularly process and packaging machinery.

A working knowledge of Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Electromechanically linked machinery.

An understanding of current PUWER and CE marking processes, European machinery safety directives and relevant EN standards.

Strong interpersonal, organisational and customer service skills.

A flexible approach to work and willingness to travel across the UK (and overseas as required).

Excellent IT skills and experience of Microsoft Office.

A full Driving Licence.

Desirable Criteria:

Health & Safety qualifications such as NVQ or IOSH

Knowledge / Experience of EMC Testing.

Functional Safety accreditation or qualification.

This is a field based role that will involve working away from home to deliver services directly on customer sites. The opportunity offers a competitive salary package and benefits package, including the use of a dry company vehicle.

The Package

The minimum salary offered for this position is £40,000 pa however the client may pay up to £45,000 pa to a candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities.

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