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Location:
Peterborough, East of England
Job type:
Contract
Date Posted:
05 December 2018
reference number:
SPCE

A Senior Product Conformance Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you an experienced senior engineer? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced manufacturing team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

The Role

The UK Product Conformance Manager is recruiting for the position of Product Conformance Engineer. For the right candidate, 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 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.

Responsibilities

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 timelines, 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, earthmoving 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.

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.