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Product Approvals Engineer

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    £34k - 38k per year

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    Gayle Britton

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    about 1 month ago

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Product Approvals Engineer

Up to £38K depending on experience plus benefits package

Chard, Somerset (relocation supported)

We are looking for a Product Approvals Engineer to join an iconic British Manufacturer who operate on a global presence. This is a fantastic opportunity to join their R&D facility working with design teams on early stages of product development to the start of production and beyond!

About our client:

  • Great culture – all working together as a team. There are over 1200 employees in Chard.
  • Heavily investing in their business & future – £30million invested to expand their product offering!
  • All items are manufactured on their 30 acre site, they export to over 100 countries globally!
  • Employee benefits include relocation allowance (if required), generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, lunchtime finish on a Friday, Christmas site closure, free parking on site, employee wellbeing program and discounts on local services.

What will you do?

  • Work closely with external suppliers & testing organisations to coordinate and manage test programs.
  • Work with the R&D team during new product development to specify necessary standards
  • Ensure compliance testing activities run smoothly using effective planning and reporting tools.
  • Collate data suitable for inclusion into the technical files, ensuring that all relevant data is accurate and satisfies FCC, UL, CE, LVD, Machinery Directive, EMC, RoHS, REACH etc.
  • Assist in the management of the certification library of approved products.
  • Ensure all compliance risks/issues are communicated effectively and acted upon accordingly.
  • Assist in the development of training modules and delivering guidance to internal teams.

What skills and experience will the Approvals Engineer need?

  • HNC/HND level in a relevant engineering discipline or have significant experience in a similar role.
  • A good understanding of domestic/commercial product compliance to international standards including EN, IEC, UL/CSA, FCC.
  • Awareness of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and relevant compliance testing.
  • Experience of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in internal auditing and management (i.e. ISO 9001, 17025).
  • The ability to interpret technical documentation and clearly communicate requirements
  • An understanding of Electrical/Electronic engineering fundamentals.


For further information on this excellent opportunity, please call us on 01275 867400

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.