Salary:
£33,000 - £38,000
 Location:
Newcastle
 Type:
Permanent
 Sector:
Engineering
 Benefits:
Excellent Company Benefits Scheme
 Ref:
LLR071

Key Responsibilities:

  • To have and maintain a good knowledge of relevant International, European, North American and Canadian standards, Regulations, Codes & Directives – European, Russian, American NEC / Canadian CEC. Ensuring that all new and existing products comply with all necessary Standards.
  • To provide guidance to all departments on the application of Standards, Regulations and Directives.
  • To obtain new certificates for all new products under the guidance of the Product Development Manager. Examples of new certifications: IECEx / ATEX / ABS / Lloyds / BV etc.
  • To maintain all current certificates, dealing with renewals and product design updates and/or modifications.
  • To generate and maintain all certification documentation. Maintaining proper records, certification files and documentation control procedures, developing and improving these systems when necessary.
  • Check and approve from a certification perspective the creation of new and modification of all current bills of material within the IFS business system.
  • To liaise with all third party certification and testing authorities.
  • To carry out and monitor practical certification testing.
  • To organise and participate in certification related internal and external audits.
  • To control and maintain the R&D laboratory and the equipment within it.
  • To maintain product marking systems, registers, Declarations of Conformity etc. in line with certification updates and changes.
  • To prepare company declarations and official statements relating to certification, approvals and product applications in line with installation standards / codes.
  • To assist in ensuring the company is playing an active role and are represented on all industry technical and standards related committees and working groups (BSI, Cenelec etc).
  • Maintain good communications between departments.
  • To be familiar with and work in accordance with all QA systems operated within the company.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and hygiene within your work areas – this includes the R&D laboratory areas.
  • Ensure that you, customer representatives and any other third parties work in a ‘safe’ manner and comply with the company’s Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Promote a safe working environment by directly challenging or reporting unsafe practices and hazardous working conditions and by making suggestions where improvements can or should be made.

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