Type Approval & Regulatory Compliance Engineer
VCA North America | Northville, MI, United States
VCA is an Executive Agency of the United Kingdom Department for Transport and the United Kingdom's national approval authority for new road vehicles, agricultural tractors and off-road vehicles. Headquartered in Bristol, UK with an office and test facilities on the MIRA site at Nuneaton, UK and an office at the Millbrook Proving Ground near Milton Keynes, UK. Worldwide VCA has offices in the US (offices in Northville Michigan, Ashland Ohio and Atlanta Georgia), Asia-Pacific (Japan), Malaysia, China, India, Italy, Korea, Turkey and Australia. We also have agents in many other locations around the world, enabling us to satisfy the needs of vehicle manufacturers wherever they are based.
VCA North America is seeking an Engineer with heavy diesel experience to join a small, cohesive group providing vehicular certification services. This position will report through the VCA Office in Northville, Michigan and will require a significant amount of travel both in North America and, on occasions, overseas.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of European (EC & ECE) and EPA/CARB heavy diesel legislative requirements. In addition, practical experience in engine testing is highly desirable. The candidate must demonstrate initiative and be willing to learn other certification subject areas including safety, vehicle emissions, fuel consumption, engine power, agricultural tractors, non-road mobile machinery, trailers and motorcycles for various global markets.
The successful candidate will have a blend of technical and interpersonal skills, the ability to deal with difficult situations with finesse and be able to work effectively as part of a team as well as demonstrate individual initiative. The right personality and temperament are as important as the necessary technical skills.
- Minimum bachelor’s degree in a related field, with a minimum of 3 years relevant recent experience.
- Ability to freely travel inside the US and beyond.
- Political and social navigational skills to deal with political and governing bodies.
- Good time management skills with the emphasis on meeting client deadlines.
VCA will provide a flexible work environment. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience. VCA is willing to consider applicants wishing to work on a part-time, full-time or contract basis. For full-time positions, a generous benefits package may include vacation time, National holidays, subsidized health insurance, and contributions to life insurance and pension scheme etc.
If you are interested in this position please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: email@example.com
16 February 2012