The Longwall Product Compliance & Safety Engineer is responsible for interpreting and adapting the process for product compliance and certification into local law and language. This position provides a communication conduit between the local regulators, marketing, the central product support organization and the product groups to ensure market access (ability to sell) for Caterpillar products.
Deep understanding of Local & International standards and regulations as they apply to Underground Coal Mining industry.
Must be experienced in Ex Component certification.
Job Responsibilities and Duties Include but not Limited to:
Being the Ex-authorized person of the Australian entity as defined in ISO/IEC 80079-34
Overall responsible for product compliance, including but not limited to:
Assuring that systems/equipment/components meet the requirements for use in explosive atmosphere (electrically and mechanically)
Ensuring Longwall product meets REACH/ROHS requirements
Assuring risk and functional safety assessments as well as non-electrical ignition risk assessments have been conducted
Coordination of activities with respect to Ex Products
Ensuring the conformity of products with standards and certificates
Provide guidance to Ex-authorized persons in Asia Pacific regions including China and India
Responsible for signing off certified products designed or changed and checking of design requirement lists for new or changed designs against applicable international compliance and safety requirements
Coordinating all IECEx, ATEX and ANZEx related activities (from application to obtaining certificates, renewal of certificates, changes to certificate etc)
Coordinating product certification/approvals for the EAEU and India.
Coordinating compliance activities of CQL and CCMC including but not limited to:
MA & CCC Certification
Coordinating product certification/approvals for MSHA
Perform “Intrinsically Safe” system audits/assessments and supply necessary reports
Check of product operating manuals for compliance and safety regulations
Manage database of compliance related documents from Caterpillar and third-party suppliers
Ensuring the accuracy of relevant information regarding Ex product given to the customer for any sales literature and installation instructions
Managing effective coordination of manufacturing processes related to Ex Products including externally provided products
Assuring that the Declaration of Conformity/Certificate of Conformity, test protocols, (technical) documents and other documents as required by the authorities are available 10 years after placing the product on the market
Signing Authority for all Ex-certificates
Keeping track of changes in standards/regulations or new standards/regulations and inform those concerned
Maintain to PC&S contact concerning among others different standard committees and compliance related topics.
Degree in general engineering with electrical and mechanical components or relevant on the job experience
Prior experience in a field-based position
Experience in Underground Coal Mining
High level of communication skills; written, verbal and listening skills
Willing to travel internationally up to 25% when boarders open
Capable of building relationships
- Australia-Queensland-Mackay, Australia-New South Wales-Beresfield, Australia-Queensland-Brisbane