Compliance Engineer

Key Recruitment Limited
Fareham, UK
31 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Compliance Engineer

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Control and maintain compliance of the company's products to applicable national and international regulatory standards including EU Directives (CE), UL and FCC, and industry standards and guidelines including DNV, Norsok, IMCA and Lloyds Register

Create and maintain technical files and declarations that satisfy the requirements of the above standards and directives

Conduct, document and/or authorise product safety and risk assessments

Monitor and report on new and updated regulations and standards and their impacts on the company's products

Liaise directly with internal development and production teams and external test laboratories and notified bodies to plan, co-ordinate and execute test accreditation activities

Analyse internal and external test results and reports, and use the findings to generate updated compliance verification and test plans and provide guidance to design engineering teams to help them to deliver compliant product solutions

Report on and present product compliance status to internal stakeholders and auditors

Create technical compliance assessments in response to end user contractual requirements

Assess and categorise products and components according to export control requirements

Obtain, enter and manage material, performance, compliance and lifecycle data relating to products and components on the company's business data systems

Contribute to design review and the release of new products and product upgrades to ensure that all new products are developed in a manner that is suitable for standards accreditation

Take part in the engineering change process to ensure ongoing product compliance

Contribute to the continual development and improvement of the department's processes and procedures and the sharing of knowledge and best practice as required

?National and (occasional) international travel in support of the company's objectives

DEPARTMENT: Engineering




HND or Bachelor degree educated in an engineering or science discipline


Full understanding of the requirements on manufacturers for CE Marking and the practical application of the latest EU Low Voltage, EMC, Machinery, RoHS, Reach and WEEE Directives

Understanding of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering fundamentals

Best practices for designing products for compliance with harmonised standards for electrical safety and EMC (e.g. IEC, IEC 60533)

High voltage electrical safety requirements

Principles of Functional Safety assessment of Machinery


Compilation and maintenance of Technical Files for complex electronic or electro-mechanical products in accordance with CE Marking requirements

Success with working with notified bodies and laboratories for the compliance assessment and testing of products against harmonised standards for electrical safety and EMC (e.g. IEC, IEC 60533)

Risk assessment of Machinery in accordance with ISO 12100

Assessment of equipment and personnel safety, including factors such as structural, ergonomic, thermal, service, labelling, user manuals, electrical interlocks, lifting, and lasers

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