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Regulatory Technician / Engineer and Project Coordinator

  • Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J613

Our client is looking to employ an RF Regulatory Technician to fulfil an exciting and varied role in a light engineering environment, to provide engineering support and manage international Type Approval projects as part of the technical team.

This position is dual-natured and balances both a key administrative element, coupled with a strong and practical technical role. This position is therefore ideally suited to someone with a technical / engineering background who enjoys applying their knowledge to deliver excellent results in a business environment.

If you re committed to providing excellent customer service, have excellent technical and problem-solving skills, and are interested in developing a career in a dynamic faced past-industry this is the right opportunity for you.

The company is a small, dynamic and highly successful technology services company, with an international client base. They are an industry leader in Type Approval of radio products and work with governments and test laboratories in over 150 countries.

Duties

  • Preparation and submission of Type Approval application files to government regulatory Authorities
  • Tracking status and driving the Type Approval process to ensure deadlines are met
  • Assisting with customer enquiries and research and providing day to day support for customers and our internal account managers on a range of radio type approval and technical matters
  • Review technical product documents (such as test reports, circuit and PCB layout diagrams) to ensure they are suitable for Type Approval and product certification applications
  • Prepare and pre-test engineering samples before they are shipped to overseas test laboratories
  • Verify and supplement the test instructions sent by our customers, so that they are targeted for their intended audience and can easily be understood by non-native English speaking engineers and technicians
  • Support formal testing at overseas type approval test laboratories, as needed
  • Manage and support international research projects on new technologies
  • Provide support, training and leadership to type approval project managers and coordinators on technical matters

Skills/Experience

  • Educated to bachelor's degree (or equivalent level) in an Engineering or Physical Sciences Discipline (Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science etc), or a minimum 2 of years' experience in a similar role
  • Have excellent command of English languages (both written and spoken), other languages will be a bonus
  • Be driven, flexible, proactive and enthusiastic, with the ability to prioritise work and work under pressure
  • Be practically minded and enjoy 'hands-on' practical work
  • Have excellent relationship building skills
  • Be able to work under own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of computers and MS Office Professional suite
  • Excellent communication skills and problem solving abilities
  • Be familiar with, or willing to learn conformance testing for modern radio data-communication technologies (e.g. Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi), Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, GSM, UMTS, LTE etc)
  • Experience with EU / FCC Directives (e.g. Radio Equipment Directive) is advantageous
  • Interest in troubleshooting computers and networking hardware and software is advantageous
  • Willing to travel internationally (<10% of the time)

Benefits

  • Long term career with stable market leader
  • Good benefits package, including contributory company pension
  • A small, friendly working environment
  • A great opportunity to learn and further develop your career
  • Full support and training

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).