Technical Manager / Safety and Compliance Manager

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and highly Technical Safety and Compliance Manager to join a well-established Bedfordshire company developing innovative special purpose machinery for the food and beverage manufacturing market.

• Identify, assess and ensure compliance with all relevant technical legislation such as PD5500, ASME, Puwer, Machinery Directive, CE/CA marking etc.
• Identify and manage quality plans and certification including conducting physical inspections of pressure vessel materials and manufacturing processes.
• Identify and manage welder qualification activities such as monitoring, testing and creation of records, WPQR’s, WPS, PWP’s etc,
• Liaison with suppliers, customers and inspection authorities including 3rd party witnesses,
• Assume day to day control of the business Quality system and consider new systems/policies as appropriate.
• Provide technical support to sales including drawings and marketing/commercial documentation.
• Control and administration of technical libraries and records including Bills of Materials, spares lists, manufacturing and assembly manuals.
• Checking customer URS/Specifications for technical requirements/specifications prior to quotation or contract signature.


• Degree, HNC/HND and/or equivalent practical experience in Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering or closely related field.
• Minimum of 5 years’ recent experience in a similar role in a manufacturing / process engineering environment -preferably relating to the Food Processing Industry.
• Process engineering experience including pressure vessel manufacture, pneumatics, hydraulics, fluid flow controls, heating and cooling techniques.
• Experience in the documentation and inspection of pressure vessels and machinery, with NDT visual welding inspection.
• Experienced in quality systems – ASME would be advantageous.
• An understanding of systems that are PLC controlled is desirable

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 12190
  • Salary: £ - £
  • Consultant Name: Aksana Walford
  •   Bedfordshire
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