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Verification & Certification Engineer

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15 Sep 2021

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About the Role

The Verification and Certification Engineer role is critical to ensuring successful, accurate and timely Type Approval of NanoSUN's products. This role works within the Development Engineering team, and closely integrates with Project Engineers and Senior Project Engineers in charge of managing active projects.

The Verification and Certification Engineer is responsible for ensuring the product Validation and Verification (V&V) plans are sufficient to meet and/or exceed all regulatory criteria and industry guidance to enable the UK and European Type Approval of products under existing and future legislation.

In addition, this role interacts directly with Third Party "Notified Bodies" in ensuring design and operational data of sufficient quality and quantity is communicated to support Type Approval on time and to budget.

The Verification and Certification Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer.

Key Responsibilities
  • Deep involvement with the NanoSUN design process, understanding the applicable regulatory frameworks and generating structured V&V plans and activity in line with these
  • Experimental and analytical analysis design in order to explore product attributes as required - experience in engineering analysis tools such as CFD and FEA preferred
  • Responsibility for managing the Type Approval process with third-party "notified bodies", including managing of the working relationship at a technical level
  • Holding external technical reviews with customers and notified bodies to understand their requirements and ensuring this feedback is incorporated into design work on active projects
  • Leading internal reviews of technical requirement sets to ensure accuracy and consistency against customer and regulatory needs, as well as reviewing the ultimate designs and operational/test data to confirm compliance
  • Producing Type Approval document packages in order to state compliance as required against all relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks
  • Reporting on progress and presenting of key decisions to the Chief Engineer and Leadership Team

About You
  • Minimum of BEng in an Engineering Discipline or equivalent in scientific field
  • Relevant and successful experience of working within small teams
  • Independent approach to assigned work, good at working in highly ambiguous conditions
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
  • A strong grasp of structured verification and systems engineering principles
  • Familiar with different methods of robustly designing experiments (DoE)
  • Experience working with third-party approval bodies in the certification of a product or service
  • A familiarity with the use of 3D design tools is preferrable, as is ability to use analysis packages such as FEA and CFD modelling
  • Experience in robust version control and management of documents, drawings, and models
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan and organise through several project stages
  • An appreciation of wider business demands
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