Project Engineer Homologation Emission Certification & Compliance

Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany · Automotive · 1000 expand job description ↓


Source and provide country regulations regarding homologation and certification; emissions regulations; government affairs regarding regulation changes; competitor activity; any legal restrictions versus predecessor’s vehicles; working with partners and contractors internationally – specifically but not limited to Europe, America and Middle East.

Handle data and documentation management; regulatory and emissions management; quality, safety management; a close working relationship with the Engineering, Production, and Commercial teams.

Develop and deliver an effective and efficient Homologation and regulatory process focused on Emissions and Exhaust

Management of coordinating and advising on changes or notices regarding government regulatory changes

Provide guidance and information on emission regulations and amendments to the business including Engineering, Quality and Commercial
Define vehicle emissions test groups in support of U.S. & California Certification and EU WLTP Homologation

Manage testing of vehicle programs to address government emissions compliance requirements

Prepare and submit data addressing emissions and fuel economy requirements to U.S. EPA and the California Air Resources Board.

Prepare, submit, and maintain the government applications for certification.
Ensure compliance with applicable EPA & CARB emissions regulations, FE regulations and other application reporting requirements.

Act as liaison between company and government agencies on emissions certification and FE matters

Support the development and maintenance of internal policies and processes related to

the application, implementation, enforcement and audit of all policies, standards and regulations

Work with external agencies and government regulatory authorities to ensure compliance f products in the respective markets where the products will be sold

Prepare, review and submit type regulatory approval documents and drawings to applicable regulatory bodies

Advise the Engineering team on current and future legislative matters relating to automotive design, manufacture and

functionality for respective markets relating to emission and exhaust


Level of education & Experience in general:

The incumbent will have significant experience in automotive Emissions Certification & Compliance / legislation environment with a manufacturing, OEM or first tier 1 supplier; will be able to demonstrate direct knowledge of automotive design and engineering process, from concept to industrialisation;

Minimum 6 years automotive experience in similar role

Engineering Degree or similar Compliance Engineering Certification or equivalent
Knowledge of the European WLTP legislation and USA EPA regulations

Technical skills:

Extensive experience with emissions/fuel economy regulations and testing/procedures

Demonstrated experience working with various government bodies is required

Knowledge of vehicle emissions control systems, engine calibrations, and powertrains

Able to develop and maintain the respect and trust of government agency employees

Research regulatory requirements and effectively negotiate as needed

Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills

Strong time management, planning, integrity, and teambuilding skills

Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 10% of the time)

Behavioural skills:

Must be able to build effective working relationships with internal clients and external partners and suppliers; strong problem-solving skills; Influencing and challenging skills (both for internal & external use); Solid ability to move from analytical to strategy (bigger picture); apply knowledge to critically assess situation; must be a good communicator and able to build sustainable relationships internally and externally with multi-disciplinary teams i.e. Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Regulatory bodies.

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