Electrical Approvals Engineer

Recruiter
Probe UK
Location
Northamptonshire
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role:
A vacancy, reporting to the Development Manager has arisen in the R&D department for an experienced Electrical Approvals Engineer, with an engineering bias.
This is a great opportunity within clients centre of excellence, which is privately owned, with operations in 20 countries.
They currently have a number of patents and world first and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis.
Familiarity with either pressure vessels, process pipelines, pumps, valves, heat exchangers would be an advantage.
Alternative industries will be considered.
Key Responsibilities:
Preparation of documentation, testing and project management of all electrical approvals with various international agencies including:
* Hazardous area approvals e.g. ATEX, IECEx, cFMus
* Electrical approvals e.g. LVD
Work in cooperation with Electrical Approvals Engineers within the rest of the group as required for joint development projects.
Secondary Duties:
Support a team with the approval process including:
* Safety approved systems (SIL)
* Metrology
Wide ranging support to the R&D department in the research, testing and development of clients products.
Person Specification:
* Minimum of a Degree in a relevant engineering subject from an accredited University or substantial experience in lieu
* Experience in the hazardous area approvals process for electrical equipment according to ATEX, FM, CSA, IECEx and NEPSI requirements is desirable – though experience in other areas of electrical standards compliance may be applicable
* Good working knowledge of the relevant standards
* Relevant industry knowledge advantageous
* Knowledge of EMC approvals process would be advantageous
* EU passport and willingness to travel occasionally
Personal Characteristics:
* High degree of self-motivation and ability to work in a highly organized and logical manner under minimum supervision within a multi-disciplined team
* Strong attention to detail - especially in documentation, standards and testing
* Willingness to take responsibility for approvals and their content
* Ability to multi-task and manage approval projects
Salary / Package:
* Circa £40,000, dependant on experience
* Bonus £5,000 per year
* Free life assurance
* Private medical insurance
Commutable from Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

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