Job Title
Compliance Engineer
Ref #
Date posted
Friday, February 9, 2024
United Kingdom
Business area
Total Quality Management
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
8:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday

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Purpose of Role

  • Working within the Compliance team in the Quality Compliance and Change Management department where you will be responsible for:
  • Planning and execution of activities associated with the Conformity of Production (COP) requirements, and the execution of the COP Control plan.
  • Planning and execution of activities associated with compliance to Quality Management System requirements and IATF 16949 standard.
  • Planning and execution of activities associated ELV/RRR compliance.
  • Facilitation of the Continuous Improvement (CI) process and related activities supporting all functions within the Quality department.
  • This is a critical role in the department ensuring the business and its products are consistently compliant to regulatory requirements and the IATF 16949 standard. Reporting to the Compliance Manager the role encompasses the independence, self-management and objectivity necessary to drive all stakeholders in the key business processes as per their responsibility and accountability.
Principal Accountabilities

  • Create new and validate existing COP Control plans for all vehicle variants to define yearly COP Test plan.
  • Plan and execute activities ensuring timely completion of the COP test plan.
  • Ensure COP related audits are effectively planned and executed (in line with the Certification Authorities requirements).
  • Creation and timely execution of the internal audit plan (conduct internal audits in line with the yearly plan).
  • Facilitate completion of all activities leading to the company certification to the IATF 16949 automotive standard.
  • Conduct component assessments in line with End of Life Vehicle (ELV) and Reuse Recycle Recover (RRR) regulatory requirement and drive resolution to all follow-up activities.
  • Define and generate adequate COP/ELV/RRR/QMS compliance related reports to demonstrate progress status as necessary and communicate effectively to the business.
  • Proactively assess existing department processes for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain all Compliance related internal documentation in line with the requirements of the QMS.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the Compliance systems, processes and reporting.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in automotive industry is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements applicable to passenger cars including conformity of production procedures is beneficial.
  • Previous experience in Quality Management Systems and processes is beneficial.
  • Project management skills are beneficial.
  • University degree is required - Systems or Engineering degree is preferred but not essential Or at least 5 years of relevant previous experience in any of the relevant functions (COP, QMS, ELV/RRR)
Personal Attributes

  • §   Independent and self-motivated to deliver excellence.
  • §   Proactive approach to working.
  • §   Good team player and communicator.
  • §   Delivery focussed - with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery.
  • §   Able to successfully influence across the organization at all levels.
  • §   Keen eye for heightened attention to detail.
  • §   Effective time management.
  • §   Able to prioritise effectively.
  • §   Process driven for continuous improvement.