Machine Safety Engineer

Duluth, GA

Posted: 07/01/2024 Job Number: 31158

Job Description

Immediate Need! We have a Machine Safety Engineer opportunity in Duluth, GA.

Pay: $90k - $100k

Travel: Roughly 30% with some hybrid work

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop functional design specifications and logic narratives describing systems and features.
  • Develop system architecture including PACs / PLCs, networks, HMIs, servers, etc.
  • Develop PAC / PLC and HMI programs based on functional design specifications or logic narratives and in alignment with programming standards required for each project.
  • Deploy systems at client sites and interact with clients at various levels to ensure project success.
  • Direct the design efforts for control panel fabrication packages and system installation packages.
  • Lead and direct the activities of internal and external project resources to achieve project goals and objectives.
  • Ensure work products are technically sound and meet clients’ requirements.
  • Manage project scope, budget, and schedule to meet commitments made to clients and for profitability.
  • Develop relationships with clients while executing project work.
  • Hold progress meetings with project teams, clients, and vendors at the office, client facilities, or vendor facilities.
  • Lead and manage field activities during installation and start-up phases at client sites.
  • Capable and willing to perform tasks that are required for projects to be successful. These tasks include programming, design, installation, start-up support, as-builts, client follow-up, vendor follow-up, and procurement.
  • Develop skill sets and coach internal project resources while executing projects.
  • Drive internal processes and system improvements in the operations area. Specifically, attend training and receive mentoring on all aspects of machine safety risk assessment, design and validation and including but not limited to:
  • Specification knowledge and application; OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, RIA and EN/ISO standards and best practices.
  • SISTEMA machine safety design software
  • Safety controller design, programming, and application
  • Safety relay design and application
  • Safety I/O application
  • Safety functional specification development
  • Safety system performance validation
  • ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, or computer engineering is required. Professional registration is desired.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in power, automation, and information systems design for packaging and/or manufacturing systems with specific machine safety and guarding design responsibilities
  • Must be familiar with the design application of machine safety regulations including, OSHA, ANSI, NFPA, RIA and EN/ISO standards and best practices
  • Must have hands-on design experience with machine risk assessments, functional safety analysis, SISTEMA design tools, machine safeguarding design, machine safety system validation and training. 
  • Must be able to program from scratch, edit, document, test, and troubleshoot PLC and HMI programs. Specific knowledge of the most current Rockwell Automation programming software for Rockwell Automation Control Logix and Compact Logix automation platforms and the Siemens S7 automation platform.
  • Must understand various industry standards such as ISA 95 model for transferring information between the automation, MES, and business layers. Areas of knowledge include enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, data collection, database warehousing, configuration changes and reporting, product count, reject and waste management, relay logic (single point control and monitoring of motors, temperature, and product flow), SCADA, Wonderware, SQL, Visual Basic, .net, SharePoint, etc.
  •  Experience with AC/DC drives and motors, low to medium voltage utilization, variable-frequency drives (VFD)/adjustable-frequency drives (AFD), variable speed drives, instrumentation and controls, NEC codes/guidelines, motor circuits, transformers, switchboards, motor control centers, main switches, lighting circuits, load control, 3/single phase power, power panel schedules, etc.
  • Must have solid knowledge of industrial networks.
  • Must be familiar with the design process and in particular with designing electrical and automation systems.
  • Must be familiar with the procurement process and developing requests for proposal packages including scope of work, schedules, specifications, requirements, terms and conditions, and other related documents.
  • Must be familiar with and experienced in project delivery methodology: Feasibility, Conceptual, Definition, Design, Installation, and CQV.
If you’re interested in this Machine Safety Engineer opportunity - apply now, email, or call 470-203-9801 to speak with Ashley Jernigan right away!


Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Jernigan
Technical Recruiter

Ashley is a Georgia State University graduate who was raised in Georgia.  After graduation, she obtained a job in sales, where she uncovered a love for helping others.  In 2021 Ashley made a job change and started her career as a recruiter, where she helped candidates and clients in the Information Technologies and Telecom industries. Ashley joined Selectek in 2023 where she now uses her recruiting and relationship building talents to help candidates secure jobs in the Engineering and Technical industries. Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys hiking with her dogs, working out, hosting dinner parties, and spending time at the lake.

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