Product Safety & Compliance Engineer

  • Vakgebied Quality & Safety
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10019040
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment with contracting
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

The Product Safety & Compliance Engineer will be responsible for defining and coordinating product compliance activities for high-end mechatronics systems on their site in Eindhoven (The Netherlands). He/she will work together with the R&D department to design new high-tech systems which meet the global product safety compliance requirements in the markets where they are placed. He/she will develop, maintain and execute tactical plans to support Company Regulatory Compliance policies.


The Regulatory/product safety compliance team is a global team of Product Safety & Compliance Engineers. The engineers have the exciting role to define and coordinate Product Compliance requirements for design and development projects of state-of-the-art technical instruments for the industry and science markets. In this role, the engineer works closely with the R&D design engineers to design new instruments which meet the global product safety compliance requirements in the markets where they are placed. And as such fulfilling our client’s mission to make the world healthier, safer and cleaner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all new product design and launch reviews to ensure product safety and compliance
  • Responsible for generating and managing product safety and compliance requirements for new product designs
  • Assures compliance with applicable internal and external regulations, policies and procedures related to product safety
  • Represent Business in relevant internal/external audits and interact with international/national, state, local and international agencies governing product regulations and laws


Our client is the world leader is a large technical multinational with approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Their mission is to enable their customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. The company serves their customers to accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through their brands, they offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Their employees share a common set of values; Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. If you share these values and if you're looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, then make sure to read the rest of this vacancy!


YER Technology offers you the possibility to join as Engineering Professional and to combine challenging assignments with extensive application and career guidance. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive salary of € 60,000 - € 80,000 gross per year (depending on expertise)
  • 25 holidays per year and 13 ADV days (or have these ADV-days compensated)
  • A temporary or permanent contract with YER
  • The possibility to join (y)our client on a direct contract after one year
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme according to STIPP
  • Every hour of overtime will be compensated
  • Open and transparent communication with your personal consultant
  • Free Dutch classes
  • Personal career coaching from our occupational psychologists
  • Broad technical and softs skills training opportunities
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions


We are looking for a candidate with preferably an electronics/ electrical engineering background and a strong interest to work in the safety compliance field. There is room for more junior candidates who want to invest in themselves to become a safety compliance expert, but we are also open to hire a seasoned professional in this field.

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following combination of education and experience:

  • A bachelor or master degree in electronics engineering/ electrical engineering (or similar)
  • Preferably relevant working experience in product safety / product regulatory, but at least a strong interest in this field
  • Experience to judge engineering solutions and their impact in product safety
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of the Machinery directive or other CE directives is preferred
  • Good knowledge of electrical safety standards, preferable the IEC 61010-1 standard is preferred
  • Able to work independently, be a self-starter
  • Experience working in high-tech environment, and specifically capital equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to interact effectively with others, which includes senior and middle management levels. And to translate the safety and regulatory requirements into design requirements for R&D engineers which don’t have the product safety and regulatory knowledge.


  • Global Communication across various cultures
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to multitask, handling multiple projects