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Compliance Engineer


Job Description:

Hybrid work model – 3 days on site

Up to £65,000 with 25 days holiday + bank holidays

This is a rare opportunity to join an engineering consultancy like no other. With sustainability being the biggest priority, their completely unique ideas are creating a new wave of innovation that you do not want to miss out on.

To continue with their mission, they are looking for a Certification and Compliance Engineer to be responsible for ensuring that all product is developed and is compliant with all relevant regulatory and homologation requirements at point of use and in the markets in which it is to be sold.

This position will be a crucial member of the certification team and will require working with various regulatory bodies and government bodies, to identify and execute technical certification requirements, in order to be able to place the product globally.

Duties of the Certification and Compliance Engineer

  • To author feasibility reports with supporting simulations
  • To author validation & verification plans and reports with supporting simulation and test plans & reports that can be used to certify ETA’s product.
  • Responsible for working in collaboration with the design and development engineers to ensure that products under development meet the requirements and specifications.
  • Responsible for mathematical modelling and testing of products to validate and verify modelling and simulation results.
  • Plan and demonstrate the correlation between models and real-life test results.
  • Lead and manage the process of ensuring that all the equipment, products, and process systems are marked in accordance with the relevant directives for example CE/UKCA
  • Leading design and machinery risk assessments in line with EN standards and machinery directives for equipment, products, and systems.
  • Ensure compliance documentation from suppliers for the products being supplied as part of projects meets regulation standards.
  • Write risk assessment and mitigation processes in relation to compliance.
  • Developing and managing all compliance documentation in line with company ISO9001:2015 requirements, ensuring all systems reflect both current standards and legal requirements.
  • Managing the generation of project documents, including operation manuals, and test and review documents for capital equipment projects in line with the company schedule.
  • Compile all job packs, including key certifications and documentation, and record internally, maintaining document repositories and archives (electronic and paper).
  • Ensure compliance with Directive and CE Certifications.
  • Generating and maintaining standard templates for effective and efficient generation of documents, in conjunction with driving and leading Risk Assessment and improvement activities within Compliance.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance of defined products globally, drive regulatory processes and activities (such as change control), and continuing to develop strong working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring that timescales and regulatory pathways are fully understood and baked into the project plan.
  • Preparing documentation for all regions as designated, eg, for CE marking according to the agreed timeline.

Experience and skill set of the Certification and Compliance Engineer

  • A degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline (preferably Masters)
  • Experience of compliance engineering, safety engineering or a related role
  • Experience creating documentation compliant with various UKCA and CE directives.
  • Understanding of EMC, LVD (essential) & RoHS, electrical safety, WEEE, RED (desirable)
  • Knowledge of compliance with key international standards
  • 3 years+ experience of compliance engineering, safety engineering or a related role
  • Technically strong with a commercial mindset
  • Problem solving and resourceful – focus on cause, not symptom, proactive approach and can identify best use of resources to deliver value.
  • Accountable – takes responsibility for outputs and actions.
  • Constructively challenge – able to positively challenge the status quo to realise benefits.




  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree