Approvals Engineer, Lewes, £30k-£40k

Real Time Recruitment
Lewes, UK
09 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Real Time Recruitment Solutions Approvals Engineer, Lewes, £30k-£40k

Are you an electronics enthusiast with a passion for cutting-edge technologies? Do you want the chance to work on products that assist in keeping our society safe?

We are currently supporting the recruitment of a fast growing and dynamic company engaged in the design and manufacture of leading systems in the voice alarm market.

Role and Responsibilities

The role of Approvals Engineer is to drive the EN54 Product approval process, EMC and Product Safety assessments, CE assessments and other approval processes (e.g, UL, CSA, etc).

Key Responsibilities

Working as Approvals Engineer within a small team to develop voice alarm and related security products.
This will include:
  • Liaise with certification bodies and customer product approval organisations to ensure product compliance with legal, regulatory and customer requirements
  • Organise and supervise external product validation (test houses, field trials etc)
  • Support external testing activities by certification bodies, customer product approval organisations etc.
  • Writing and conducting EMC/Safety test plans
  • Review of product design and preliminary in-house testing
  • Act as point of contact for product approvals, e.g. EN 54-16, UL, etc
  • Conduct Product Audits
  • Conduct functional testing on new or updated hardware and software
  • Conduct internal training courses on new products
  • Hardware Design

Knowledge and Capability
  • A proven track record of practical EMC/Safety testing is preferred.
  • Good technical documentation skills.
However, consideration will be given to candidate with sound technical background/ hardware design knowledge wanting to move into this area.

Key Skills and Attributes
  • Have strong technical skills and a desire to develop these quickly.
  • Be an excellent team player, comfortable working in a close -knit team and building strong professional relationships.
  • Have good communication skills and be able to work with all levels of the organisation and with customers.
  • Be able to work independently making decisions and driving issues to a conclusion.
  • Be flexible and keen to assist in a variety of ways on a variety of projects.

  • £30k-£40k dependent on capability.
  • Company's Group Life Plan
  • Group Income Replacement scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme, employee contribution 3% (minimum), employer contribution 5%.
  • 23 days holiday, plus bank holidays (after 2 years ' service this rises to 24 days and after 5 years ' service to 25 days) per annum
  • Working Hours 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5.30pm (possibility of some flexibility)
My client is a electronic design consultancy and a leader in the voice alarm market, with the design of technology-leading systems for leading rail company in the UK in 1999.

Now established as a key supplier for the UK transport industry, my client has evolved to design and supply products for customers worldwide and now caters for many industries including stadiums, airports, hospitality, retail, healthcare, commercial buildings, nuclear, oil and gas, roads and tunnels.

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