Compliance with global certification requirements is a critical part of the electric vehicle development process. As a Senior Homologation Engineer you will manage compliance to existing and new regulatory requirements from the initial vehicle design phase through production. The position’s main responsibility will be to plan and conduct the vehicle safety and emissions testing and certifications in the US & Canadian markets, as well as in-market compliance reporting. This position will also support the global homologation activities in Europe, China, and other future markets as required.
If this is something that interests you, and you have passion for electric vehicles, new technology and want to make a difference, we would like to talk!
Manage the homologation application process and obtaining approvals from government authorities or agencies;
Analyse new and revised regulations, coordinate the adoption in to each vehicle program and provide feedback changes to affected engineering teams;
Work with external partners and test labs to support certification testing. Analyse tests performed by these laboratory partners and prepare certification documents;
Participate in design reviews and design release approvals to assure program design is on track to meet certification requirements;
Create and maintain timing plans for specific Certification activities;
Develop test programs required to achieve type approval for new vehicles and components;
Work with internal personnel, third party labs, consultants and regulatory bodies to drive Global Certification approval activities on planned schedule;
Work with internal controls and user interface groups to ensure they meet all requirements and guidelines for all markets.
BSEE/BSME or related engineering degree;
5+ years’ work experience in electric vehicle certification;
Experience in vehicle safety, emissions, lighting and labeling;
Experience taking new products thru required testing / certification while maintaining a well-documented process;
Excellent presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a proven willingness to learn and be resourceful in communicating complex technical issues in clear business and engineering terms;
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required to support homologation activities (<10%);
Experience with FMVSS, CMVSS, ECE (EEC) and/or GB safety standards;
Experience with EPA, CARB, EEEC, and/or ZEV emissions certifications and compliance reporting;
Competent in use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, spreadsheet, and project management tools. Database or systems architecture skills highly preferred.