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Salary: Market related

Location: Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 20 May 2024

Reference: 6576 - AW

 Legislation & Certification Engineer

Location: Sherburn in Elmet – North Yorkshire


This vacancy presents a brilliant opportunity for a Legislation & Certification Engineer to join a forward-thinking organisation who are a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of electric vehicles and is offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our client is a multiple award-winning Automotive Manufacturer who is at the forefront of Electric Vehicle technology and dedicated to a sustainable future. It is a very exciting time to join this growing company who are looking for someone to be part of their exciting journey.

Legislation & Certification Engineer role:

  • Execute the UK IVA process to approve products in the UK, supporting Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality to ensure product compliance and approvals are consistently achieved.
  • Represent the L&C team on assigned projects, ensuring L&C requirements are defined, communicated, understood, planned, and implemented supporting a seamless product introduction.
  • Assist in the work with external agencies, including Technical Services, Type Approval Authorities, government bodies and engineering service providers.
  • Investigate new areas of L&C knowledge and practice, communicating effectively within the function and wider business, and support interfaces with external agencies and services.
  • Implement improvements in L&C working practices defined by the function.
  • Maintain detailed, accurate and accessible L&C records and data.
  • Provision support for CoP activity and audits, to assure continued compliance of products and processes for the business.
  • Support EUWVTA project activity for EU market products, including regulation assessments and approvals for all GSR and GSRII, and CoP planning and assurance.

Legislation & Certification Engineer Requirements:

  • Legislation and Certification experience in automotive, commercial vehicle or similar industry.
  • Degree level education or equivalent experience in an engineering field, e.g. Automotive, Mechanical, Electrical, Product Development, Project Management
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with all functions and levels of the business.
  • Ability to lead projects and work independently.
  • Experience of a range of vehicle technologies, e.g. electric vehicles, batteries, welded structures, axles, steering, suspension, cooling, HVAC, body and trim etc.
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment, producing complex machines or assemblies.
  • Ability to generate and present technical and legislative material in a concise manner to suit the audience.

We’re looking to speak with suitable Legislation & Certification Engineer candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team.