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Job Title:  Safety Consultant

Business Company:  Industrial Automation Business (IAB)

Langenfeld, Germany

Employment Type:  Permanent


OMRON was founded in Japan in 1933 by Kazuma Tateisi as an electric manufacturing company. OMRON has presented itself as an innovative industry leader in automation, sensing and control technology. Since then, many everyday products and services were invented and introduced to society.

Today, OMRON is a leading multinational company with more than 28,000 employees in 44 countries globally. OMRON in EMEA covers over 23 countries with more than 2,200 employees. They form the backbone of our organization, helping us become a global leader in automation by leveraging its core sensing & control technologies to expand into businesses, such as control components, electronic components, automotive electronic components, social infrastructure, healthcare, and the environment. 


Do you have previous experience working as a Safety Consultant or a Safety Project Engineer? Would you like to be part of an international EMEA Team focused on advising and making machines safe? Then this position might be interesting for you! As a


Safety Consultant (f/m/d)


you will report to the Business Development Manager and will focus on the DACH region. In this role, you will have the opportunity to combine two core aspects: machinery safety consultancy and local safety service business development and support.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Auditing customer's machinery to assess legal and normative compliance
  • Identifying hazards, quantifying and assessing risk levels related to the machine’s use and key phases of its lifecycle
  • Proposing practical and safe remedial or corrective actions in compliance with applicable EU Directives and International Safety Standards (ISO and IEC)
  • Pro-actively identifying opportunities to visit customers independently or in conjunction with OMRON sales force
  • Develop strategic safety business opportunities with the OMRON Industrial Sales Teams
  • Identifying client needs and prepare Safety Service proposals to support them, ensuring OMRON best possible positioning amongst competitors
  • Generating proposal documents according to provided pricing guidelines, methodology and tools
  • Providing training to OMRON customers on machinery safety to help increase their competence


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree with technical focus / Technician Training
  • Minimum of 4 years industrial experience
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Willingness to travel (30-40%)
  • Professional Safety certification (e.g. TÜV) or in preparation to attain such status is a plus
  • Work experience in consulting projects for machinery safety
  • Work experience and knowledge of applicable EU Directives, and industrial machinery safety standards (EN, ISO, IEC, etc.)
  • Electrical/controls background associated with industrial machinery is a plus
  • Experience and knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic concepts
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to convert identifiable needs into solutions
  • Experience in applying and documenting application machinery safety standards for a variety of manufacturing machinery
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English is required and additional languages would be beneficial


Our Offer

  • Collaboration in a successful, innovative, sales-oriented, international company
  • Constantly the latest innovative technology and continuous training
  • Work and assignment planning from home office
  • Room for personal and professional development, including being rolled in specific machinery safety training programs (e.g. TÜV Rheinland FS Eng.)
  • Performance-based income, Bonus plan, Company car - also for private use
  • Company bicycle leasing
  • Access to the corporate benefits platform (discounts on shopping, travel, concerts, etc.)
  • Development opportunities within the company


Our People:

We believe in the unlimited potential possible when our people express their talents and individuality, work with respect for others, and maximize our strengths together.

Whether you are at the beginning of your career or the top of your profession, Omron could be your perfect fit. Our employees are our best asset. Employees at Omron fuel our long history of leadership, values, and service. We work as a team to excel, developing and extending our expertise in our current work and into new areas. 

Benefits and your career growth at OMRON

We know that it is essential to provide an empowering environment that enables you to grow both personally and professionally to keep growing our business. So, regardless of where in your career you are when you join us, we have development opportunities for you. Goals are clear, challenging and designed to unlock the highest potential in you. We encourage you to constantly develop yourself by taking on more responsibility in your current role or pursuing new organizational opportunities. 

We reward your commitment and high performance. Every year we nominate talented colleagues, from all areas of the business, for our talent pool. Additional training, mentoring and guidance is offered by the management and HR. 

Req ID:  1966

Job Segment: Consulting, Safety, Technology, Service

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