Product Conformance Engineer

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    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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    £30 - £40 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Our client is looking to recruit a Product Conformance Engineer. This role will present opportunity and challenge in equal measures. The role will suit candidates with a background in compliance, product development, validation, project management or quality and will provide the opportunity to develop an understanding of product regulations and exposure to a broad range of engineering disciplines.

As a Product Conformance Engineer the successful candidate will support the development of a medium sized diesel engines (0.5 - 7.1L) and associated products, ensuring that product regulations are met. The role will focus on non-emissions product regulations and the ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm/interest in Safety along with an ability to coordinate and track projects.


The Product Compliance Engineer will:

  • Develop an understanding of product standards relating to non-emissions regulations and requirements for Diesel Engines across all markets.

  • Identify and agree the appropriate interpretation of product requirements relating to EU Machinery Directive, Functional Safety, EMC, Noise, REACH, RoHS.

  • Ensure timely completion of product compliance documentation, risk assessments, and audits. Work with engineers and project leads to identify safety hazards and compliance risks, before agreeing appropriate mitigation actions.

  • Plan and drive activities to complete within program time lines, to ensure delivery of validation/testing, documentation of test outcomes, and technical review & sign off.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Self-directed and capable of handling and prioritising multiple projects, with an ability to successfully lead parallel work streams to firm timing and quality targets.

  • Strong commitment to product safety and quality, with excellent communication / influencing skills at all levels.

  • Proven ability to build strategic working relationships, understand business constraints, and resolve conflict through compromise and consensus building.

  • An education in engineering, with a background in product development or validation. Knowledge of internal combustion engines, earth moving machinery, construction equipment, or generating sets would be an advantage.

  • An ability and interest to review regulatory documents and engineering standards, before providing coaching to engineers and other business areas.

  • Experience in creation of product compliance documentation or validation reports, to demonstrate product compliance, would be an advantage.

To apply for this position please send your CV to Rachel Meacham.

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