Joe Gelzhiser

Joe Gelzhiser

Joe Gelzhiser

Supervisor, Safety Application Specialists | Sick

Joe Gelzhiser is a Certified FS Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the area of machine safety. He began his career with Northrop Grumman, where he worked on biohazard detection systems used to protect the public from biohazards being delivered through the United States Postal Service. Since joining SICK, Gelzhiser has contributed to the safety division as an application engineer and product specialist. In his current role as supervisor of the safety application specialist team, his team performs risk assessments, validations, inspections, and develops machine safeguarding concepts. He also conducts seminars focused on standards, the risk assessment process, Sistema, and safeguard selection. He has worked to solve difficult safety applications in a range of industries, including automotive, electronics, solar, packaging, consumer goods, and food and beverage.