Technical Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Technical Engineer to join a leading global supplier of industrial equipment to the food and beverage market, based in Salford.   

Mettler Toledo Safeline are market leaders, who provide premium product inspection technology to international customers that use our products to protect the public. The role will involve working within a team of research & development engineers to ensure that the equipment portfolio adheres to applicable directives regulations and norms.  The role is ideally suited to candidates seeking a technically challenging, interesting, varied and rewarding role with international opportunities.

The Technical Engineer will have the opportunity to influence the direction of compliance with the local and wider organisation as well as definition and justification of future investment into EMC infrastructure.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for ensuring the metal detection portfolio (specifically sensors) are designed and tested in full compliance with all applicable directives, regulations, norms and legal requirements.
  • Maintain and develop in-house EMC test equipment and capability
  • Liaise with 3rd party test houses and support assessment testing and approvals
  • Maintenance of Technical Construction files
  • Monitor relevant DRNS
  • Execution of in-house compliance testing
  • Management of compliance processes (e.g., external test houses) and appropriate project management & reporting
  • UL approval projects (specific knowledge of UL61010-1 is desirable)
  • Incorporation of compliance within NDPI processes
  • Participate in specification and design peer reviews to help reduce design iterations through early intervention

What You Need to Succeed

  • Background in electronic engineering with good understanding of electronic design principles 
  • Minimum of HNC, in electronic / electrical engineering related discipline
  • Good understanding of EMC design principles
  • Experienced in EMC pre-compliance testing
  • Good understanding of EMC and electrical safety directives and standards
  • Capable of supporting electronic component supply chain issues from a component validation perspective
  • Capable of specifying and evaluating 2nd source and alternative components
  • Experienced in testing electronics hardware and using electronics test equipment

Our Offer to You

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Holiday accrual scheme - earn up to 8 extra days holiday per year
  • Additional long service holidays after 5 years
  • Employer contributory pension scheme via salary sacrifice (up to 6%)
  • Annual, performance linked Employee Bonus Scheme
  • 4 x salary Life Assurance
  • Flexible working - Core hours are 9:30 to 15:00
  • Hybrid working home/office arrangements as project/workload necessitates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Various other benefits

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many countries in which we operate internationally. Our commitment to Equal Opportunity and Diversity begins with our recruitment and selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch by email to so that we can make alternative arrangements for you. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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North West


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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Limited

Olympic Court 19 Montford Street Salford M50 2XD United Kingdom

+44 161 848 8636