Certification Engineer
SGS
United Kingdom
14d ago

The SGS group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. In Europe, SGS Baseefa is one of the most recognised Notified Bodies for issuing the certification required by the European ATEX Directive.

We are at the forefront of international product certification within the IECEx Equipment Certification Scheme, having issued more certificates in this field than any other certification body in the world.

SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things.

And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

YOUR ROLE

We have an excellent new opportunity for a Certification Engineer to join our global organisation. The successful candidate will provide a technical service on behalf of SGS Baseefa to customers who have applied for certificates, confirming compliance of equipment with various published standards.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess the design of, and examine and test prototype equipment in accordance with requirements in published Standards and relevant procedure documents.
  • Prepare assessment, certification, examination or test reports in accordance with the relevant procedure documents.
  • Assess any drawing, photographic and / or descriptive documentation required to completely specify the equipment for compliance with the relevant Standards.
  • Prepare Certificates to describe in sufficient detail the equipment being certified, together with any acceptable variations in the design, including reference to any assessed documentation.
  • Communicate with and, when necessary, have face to face discussions with manufacturers or their agents.
  • Estimate the cost of carrying out an assessment, testing and / or certification exercise.
  • Specify the sample equipment, together with any special requirements necessary to enable the complete assessment, testing and / or certification exercise to be carried out.
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance to government departments and to manufacturers and users of equipment of a type which may be subject to certification by SGS Baseefa.
  • Checking and countersigning the work of others in specific areas of work.
  • YOUR BENEFITS

    We offer an open corporate and international culture, and a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-

    oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company.

    We offer a competitive base salary, plus a performance based bonus scheme. SGS also offer an excellent benefits package including a minimum of 23 days' holiday (increasing with service), childcare vouchers, discount schemes, private health cover, and a contributory stakeholder pension scheme.

    YOUR PROFILE

  • Experience within an engineering environment of drawing office practice, factory production and quality control methods or systems.
  • A personal record of experience and competence is maintained and updated regularly to show progression.
  • Experience in the application of Ex standards and the relevant testing protocols, and in applying professional judgement on compliance and the significance of non-compliance.
  • Clear written English applied in the drafting of reports and certificates.
  • Personal time management to enable the handling of multiple projects for multiple customers simultaneously to achieve delivery within time and cost constraints.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the relevant Ex standards to be able to work independently in the testing and certification of Ex equipment, but knowing when to consult colleagues on matters of doubt and policy.
  • Technical qualification gained through higher education in an engineering subject.
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