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Machinery Safety Engineers

To satisfy sustained and increasing demands in the Pilz Ireland Machinery Safety team, we are now looking to recruit an experienced Machinery Safety Engineer to join our talented team.

The Role

Your primary role will be to provide consulting and engineering services; advising and assisting Pilz customers, enabling them to ensure effectiveness of safety systems and legislative compliance.

You will deliver customer focused safety services to all our customers, mainly in the health care, medical devices and food and beverage sectors assuring total customer satisfaction.

Based on current legal requirements you will participate and conduct machinery risk assessments to the appropriate methodology for plant and machinery including the generation of technical files.

You will serve as leader/technical contributor in the development of solutions to meet our customers’ needs. As part of the Pilz services team you will work on projects where we propose, develop and implement improvements and modifications to machinery in order to improve the operations of our customers.

You will provide technical Machinery Safety related training to our customers both nationally and internationally from our suite of Machinery Safety related training courses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake Machinery Risk Assessments.
  • Develop solutions to ensure safety and compliance of machinery.
  • Undertake CE Marking projects.
  • Ensure that all critical technical files, maintenance routines, procedures and drawings are completed in accordance with the Pilz Quality Management System and that correct handover of these occur for projects.
  • Research and solve technical problems as required.
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget.

The Person

You will be:

  • Self-organised, strongly motivated, energetic and upbeat.
  • Logical and systematic in your approach to problem solving.
  • Able to prioritise multiple requests and then take charge of these to meet deadlines.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent influencing skills.
  • Superior in your time management and follow-though with ability to accomplish day-to-day tasks while continuing to deliver longer term projects to completion on time.
  • Team player with the flexibility to work in small teams.

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Health and Safety or related fields with a minimum of 3 years’ experience preferably in a manufacturing, automation, machine building or similar environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and in presenting technical project information to engineers, operators, and senior managers.
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving, pro-active and able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent computer skills.

An Advantage

It is desirable to have knowledge and experience relating to some of the following areas:

  • CMSE Qualification - Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)
  • Knowledge of machinery safety related control systems.
  • Knowledge of the Machinery Directive and associated Directives.


The position will be based at the PILZ Ireland Headquarters in Cork with travel required on a periodic basis to customer sites in Ireland.

Please submit your application to the email link to Careers below.


Pilz Ireland
Cork Business and Technology Park, Model Farm Road

Telephone: +353 21 4346535


Telephone: +353 21 4346535