Product Safety Engineer

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United States of America
Alachua, Florida
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Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions in Alachua, FL is looking for a

Product Safety Engineer

Rotary Drilling is a division within Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and is a leading supplier of technologically advanced blasthole drills for the surface mining market. Based in Alachua, Florida the division leverages the latest digital technology to develop solutions which improve our customers productivity while reducing total cost of ownership. We prioritize our people, safety and reliability. We don’t just supply the technology that creates the most durable equipment.

Find out more about us and our products at The World of Sandvik - YouTube and Bird in The Mine - Electrifying the Future - YouTube.

About the role

The Product Safety Engineer conducts safety activities to develop and carry out assessments, tests, and experiments to gauge the safety levels of surface pedestal drills and drive safety goals. The Engineer will ensure compliance with directives, established industry safety and design standards and guidelines. Participates in purchasing, manufacturing, designing and reconstruction of production equipment and products and service solutions.

Scope of responsibilities

Review new and changed legislation, directives, standards as well as major stakeholder requirements, make interpretations as needed, create policies, and transform the results into clear requirements.
Advise and assist Projects, Engineering, and other stakeholders in certification issues, such as CE declarations and certificates. Responsible for making sure guidelines, standards and instructions are followed regarding purchasing, manufacturing, design and reconstruction of production equipment and products. Define requirements for suppliers to assure guidelines and standards are met. Audit of manufacturer and suppliers’ knowledge, experience and track record regarding applicable directives and standards, internally and externally. Verification of quality of marking and certification.

About you

You possess a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree of Science in safety engineering or a relevant field of expertise with safety engineering as a minor. 5+ years of related experience in heavy equipment or related industry. Alternatively, you hold a B.Sc in an engineering discipline and 10+ years of related safety experience. You have a collaborative and consultative mindset and comfortable working with multiple stakeholders. Relevant product safety and compliance work with emphasis on functional safety within the heavy equipment industry is preferred. Participation in preparation of product usage and precautionary label instructions. Maintaining safety records in accordance with regulations and standards. Standardization and environmental design preferred. Reading and interpreting engineering documentation. Basic familiarity with engineering change processes. Working with or the development of safety regulations and or standards.

Additional requirements and competencies

  • Proven behaviors and skills for product safety and compliance.
  • Functional safety lifecycle, including: Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Consequence Analysis, Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Safety Requirements Specification (SRS) generation, failure rates, device and system reliability, and safety verification
  • Functional knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and control sub-systems
  • Ability to understand and enforce safety and environmental regulations & standards
  • Strong oral/written/social skills and ability to lead group projects and management reviews
  • Ability to mentor, lead, and train others at all levels in basic safety principles
  • Able to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, employee wellness and recreational discounts, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401(k)-retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at Careers — Sandvik Group ( to the Product Safety Engineer position, Job Req. #R0036283.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law. Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions is a veteran-friendly company.

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Job-ID: R0036283

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