Certification Engineer (m/f/d) in the hazardous location team (HAZLOC) – CSA Group – Arnhem

  • Arnhem

CSA Group

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Full time


At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It’s been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.

Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products – from every day househould items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.

Our employees take pride in making a difference in people’s lives through the work that we do. We’re looking for people like you to help make it happen.

Job Summary:

As a Product Safety Engineer (m/f/d) in the hazardous location (HAZLOC)/explosion protection team , you will work on a variety of projects and provide high quality certification service to meet the clients’ needs. You’ll have the ability to interpret standards, follow processes and procedures, as well as provide technical guidance to our clients and peers.

You should have experience in this area and be familiar with applicable standards like IEC 60079 series, the IECEx Scheme, the ATEX Directive and ideally, the North American certification process. CSA Group will train you in new protection concepts and support you in shaping your professional career. You will have the opportunity to work with clients from across the globe, to assist in certifying their products where you will review prototypes and samples, drawings, schematics and reports to ensure complete safety compliance to IEC/EN and North American Standards.

Successful applicants will be customer-focused and have a background in manufacturing, process, or compliance assessment. In addition, good communication, change management, problem solving and project management skills are essential.


  • Manage certification projects concurrently ensuring compliance with all applicable safety requirements. Achieve completion of projects within time frames and quality standards.
  • The ability to consistently manage multiple projects concurrently while maintaining on-time and on-budget performance.
  • Review test data, reports and authorises the issuance of Certification Marks. Prepares and/or signs Certification Reports and Certificates of Compliance.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the process and accreditation requirements of reports and certification documents.
  • Liaise with customers in the design stage to ensure requirements of national/ international standards are met.
  • Determine applicable requirements, test and standards.
  • Determine sample requirements for testing.
  • Prepare Test Lab Work Orders and Special Testing Documentation that includes details regarding applicable sections of relevant standards, test sample plan, data collection methods and tables.
  • Provides necessary guidance to Lab Technicians to ensure proper application of requirements.
  • Conduct on-site assessments and/or test work at the clients’ premises. There will be a requirement to travel to other Group or client’s premises, both domestically and overseas.
  • Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Electronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 years of related experience
  • Experience in circuit analysis and IEC/EN 60079-11 – is a plus
  • Experience in Product Certification, Product Compliance, Product Approval, manufacturing
  • Skills:

  • Goal orientation, systematic and independent working style
  • Analytical way of thinking
  • Time management skills to complete job tasks in a time-efficient manner
  • Communicate effectively with Clients and peers
  • Project Management skills are beneficial
  • German and English skills (business fluent)
  • Willingness and ability to travel
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