Schwäble & Schmidt GbR ▪ Human Resources Solutions ▪ ist eine deutsche, inhabergeführte Personalbe-ratung mit Niederlassungen in Wendlingen und Dortmund. Als Berater sind wir auf Direct Search Lösungen zur Besetzung von Fach- und Führungspositionen mit Schwerpunkt in den Bereichen F&E, Qualität sowie Prüf- und Zertifizierungswesen spezialisiert und bundesweit im Auftrag unserer Kunden tätig.

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The Position

A Certification Engineer is required to join our customers team working on compliance certification of hazardous location equipment. You should have experience in this area and be familiar with Hazloc standards (IEC 60079/80079 series) and global certification. You should be able to work to ATEX, IECEx and ideally North American requirements. Successful applicants will be customer-focused and have a background in manufacturing, process, or compliance assessment. In addition, good communication (German/English), problem solving and project management skills are essential.

Certification Engineer (m/f/d) – Hazardous Location

icon Arbeitszeit  Fulltime  |  icon Anstellung   permanent  |  icon Standort  Region Frankfurt or Home Office

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Assessment of equipment for certification against published standards
  • Provide advice to clients as appropriate
  • Specify and in some cases conduct appropriate test programmes in accordance with the relevant standards
  • Estimate costs and specify the requirements for test samples
  • Conduct on-site assessments and/or test work at the clients’ premises
  • Prepare reports and certification documents
  • Ensure that project work is conducted within budget and in accordance with in-house procedures
  • Possible representation of CSA on relevant technical committees
  • In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed, the successful candidate may be required to undertake further duties assigned by the Management Team from time to time. There will be a requirement to travel to other Group or client’s premises, both in the Netherlands and overseas

Qualifications/skills and experience

  • A Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or relevant compliance experience in an industrial manufacturing business
  • Experience in hazardous location equipment
  • Prior experience in product certification is essential (IEC/EN 60079 series standards) with experience in certification to CSA/UL standards highly desirable
  • Good written and verbal communication (English), administration and interpersonal skills, together with a high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel etc) and attention to detail
  • Application of technical judgements where necessary
  • Able to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to travel for short periods, mainly overnight but up to 1 week occasionally
  • A full Dutch or international driving licence
  • Preference will be given to candidates that can demonstrate client management, problem solving & project management skills


Your contact

If you have questions or any further information needs related to your job application please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email.


Schwäble & Schmidt GbR 
Schwenkgasse 6   
73240 Wendlingen a.N.

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