Safety Test Engineer

Recruiter
ADV Technical Services Ltd
Location
Powys
Posted
21 Jan 2018
Closes
25 Jan 2018
Sector
Engineering
An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Product Safety Engineer (R&D) to join an established team of Engineers operating within a rapidly growing Compliance Services Group, whose core focus is Electrical Product Safety. This involves helping R&D team to place compliant and competitive products on the market using cost-effective methods. This specialist position involves Interpretation of Directives (EMC and LVD) to establish design and test policies. As well as Interpretation of standards which include, amongst others, EN61000, EN61800 series’, & UL standards 840 and 508c. This position would ideally suit a technically competent, outgoing individual with experience of testing against EN, IEC and UL standards. Main Duties & Responsibilities • Compliance with Safety and EMC (Electro-Magnetic Compatibility) standards in their worldwide markets (applying CE, UL, CSA marks etc.) • The interpretation of standards for the design teams, Marketing/Sales, and Manufacturing to ensure products are specified, developed and made compliant. • Interpretation of Directives (EMC, LVD, ROHS etc.) to establish design and test policies Interpretation of standards which include, amongst others,EN61010,EN60950, EN60335, EN61000, EN61800 series’, & UL standards 840 and 508c. Essential Skills University degree in a technical or scientific discipline. (Other educational qualifications such as an HND or equivalent qualification may be considered, depending on suitable professional experience) Extensive Electrical Safety Testing experience in accordance with the BS EN 60947-1 or UL standards 840 and 508c. IT skills using the Microsoft Office suite of programmes Technically capable, confident and dynamic, with a commitment to 'get the job done' Willing to work off-site Team worker, able to manage themselves and others Numerate and literate in English Desirable Skills Engineering degree or HND in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Computer Science Experience in quality management related activities Knowledge of global certification procedures Awareness of risk analysis techniques Experience working in a design engineering environment Knowledge of standards and test laboratory quality & operating procedures Keywords, Electrical Safety, Product Safety, Product Assurance, Product Conformity, Compliance, Approvals, Low Voltage Directive (LVD), IEC/EN/UL 61010-1, IEC/EN/UL60950, IEC/EN 60204-1, UL508, UL508A and UL508C etc

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