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Position Summary

A great career opportunity exists for a Machine / Functional Safety Engineer to work with our Engineering team, based at Mt Gravatt on Brisbane’s Southside with:

  • Competitive Salary and Conditions
  • Industry Leader in Food Processing & Packaging
  • Large international company with global clients
  • Free onsite parking
  • Immediate start available

Job Responsibilities Include

The emphasis of this role is on Machine and Functional Safety Engineering within the FMCG Sector encompassing:

  • Applying system safety analytical techniques for Hazard ID and Hazard Analysis.
  • Participation in risk assessments and HAZOP’s.
  • Development of machine and functional safety control system design and implementation deliverables, including functional and integrity requirement specifications, technical specifications, safety lifecycle documentation, and test documentation.
  • Promotion of safety in design.
  • Working as part of an interdisciplinary team and in close corporation with the client.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree.
  • Minimum of 5yrs experience a Machine or Functional Safety.
  • TUV Certified Functional Safety Engineer or CMSE.
  • In depth knowledge of functional safety systems codes and standards.
  • Strong technical knowledge of automation and control, or process and functional safety.

Physical Requirements

  • Experience in project-based control system safety instrumented systems in both the design and execution phases.
  • Proven experience in functional safety within the process, FMCG or similar industry. Specifically, the application of ISO 13849, IEC 62061, IEC 61511 or IEC 61508 during front-end design and design execution.
  • Experience with development of safety lifecycle documentation, such as hardware and software requirements and design specifications, and test documentation.
  • Experience with probabilistic calculations, gathering and application of failure rate data.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the team.
  • A focus on quality and performance and a keen eye for detail.
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High level of enthusiasm and willing to be “hands-on”.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

Work Environment

Heat and Control provides a smoke free work environment, with excellent working conditions in a modern office, is an equal opportunity employer.


Appointment to this Brisbane based position will ensure a competitive remuneration package, excellent career prospects and the opportunity to work with a skilled and professional team. At Heat and Control you will be working with an award-winning team with an impressive track record.

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