R&D HOMOLOGATION/APPROBATION ENGINEER (M/F)

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Management of complete certification process for Braun household products including work with external service providers and Certification Boards to understand requirements, what´s needed and timelines. Coordinate corrective action, if certification fails.
• The certification requirements for new initiatives/product changes in the target market countries need to be proactively followed and communicated to relevant internal functions in Neu-Isenburg and to the supervisor.
• Request test samples from R&D, communicate sample preparation with R&D. Organize shipment and interaction with testing vendor.
• Evaluate incoming certificates and distribute appropriately. Transfer international test protocols into national certifications. Issue Certificate of Conformity - EC DoC.
• Provide approbation assessment proactive to project teams and evaluate artwork, use instruction and type-plate for certification relevant entries.
• Maintain certification: renew in-time.
• Provide RA assessment and input to management of issues with in-market products.

JOB PROFILE

• Degree in electrical engineering or Mechatronic or Physics from University/University of Applied Science (FH). Preferable with 1 year experience in approbation work.
• Knowledge of IEC, European, UL standards, electro-magnetic compatibility, Ecodesign requirements of energy related products (ErP), RoHS and Reach of electrical devices.
• Ability to work with internal partners and external vendors to ensure timely availability of certificate relative to project Critical Path schedule and resolution of issues.
• Strong communication skills in German and English.
• Experience in interacting with outside vendors, certification boards and authorities.
• Experience or knowledge of high-volume manufacture including manufacturing procedures and processes preferable.
• Experience of working with an Asian & Eastern European supply base is preferable.
• Ability to work under high-pressure across multiple projects despite potential changing circumstances.

JOB LOCATION

De'Longhi Braun Household GmbH is part of the Italian De'Longhi Group and is managing the Braun household business since September 2012.

De'Longhi is one of the world leaders in the household appliance industry. The listed company with 8,500 employees worldwide Unites under its roof the brands De'Longhi, Kenwood and Braun and exports through numerous subsidiaries its products in more than 100 countries. In Germany, Rhine-Main area, the company employs more than 200 people.

Work place of this position is in the De'Longhi Braun Household GmbH Headquarter in Neu-Isenburg (near Frankfurt/Main)

© De'Longhi Group 2018