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.