Homologation and Regulation Engineer

April 12, 2023
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Job Description

Position name: Homologation and Regulation Engineer

Position Location: Pune

Role will report to Head – Vehicle Safety, Homologation, Regulation & Engineering Design Quality

Key Responsibility & Ownership:

The Homologation and Regulation Engineer is responsible for independently handling the homologation and activities (CMVR documentation, component and vehicle level certification) from concept to product end of life cycle. Actively contribute to provide information for decision to deliver the right design and compliance products at each stage of vehicle development process

Role encompasses 2W as well as 3W
Be a single point of contact responsible to ensure that Vehicle design and engineering at the development stage itself, meets all required Safety and Statutory Compliance standards such as Vehicle and Sub-system level CMVR Regulations and Certifications (such as FAME-2)
Serve as subject matter expert (SME) for the application of design controls per regulatory expectations
Ensure processes are put in place at design stage itself and supplier SOR’s as well as drawings with a view to ensure no problem in Govt. COP/FAME-2 audits for vehicle/system level
To study and document existing and future upcoming regulations related to 2W and 3W
Scheduling and executing the Vehicle, Subsystem and Component level certification tests
Report current regulatory compliance status
Assess design changes for impact to certification
Drive regulation pre-studies for requirements unique to the market
To assure that information about current and future requirements and certification prerequisites are known in the program
To assure that time plans, estimates of cost and required vehicles for certification activities are made
To secure certification database running and keep maintenance.
To drive corrective actions (in the project and the line organization) due to deviations occurred within the project task.
To assure that certificates and self-certification documentation are produced according to project plan.
To create the legal document template and share with relevant plants.
Ensure at various upfront stages of Product development that vehicles are online to pass compliance at a 100% level, with sufficient degree of Engineering design Margin in order to take care of Production/Manufacturing Variations
Have good knowledge on advanced automotive technology aspects
May contribute in Govt. committees as and when required to propose amendments to existing Govt. regulations

What will you do?

You will be responsible to secure that all vehicles adhere to right legislations dependent on market and that our development teams have the right legal requirements.
You will also be responsible to secure that our products are designing and testing towards up-to-date standards. Since this is a fast-growing technology the legislations development is growing in number and complexity, you need to keep yourself informed with the latest legislation. You need to lead internal reviews of new legislations proposal as well as take an active role in the certification process
Document possible deviations
Assure that information about current and future requirements are forwarded to the project & product stream.
Create that time plans, cost estimates and amount of vehicles & material for certification is established according to time plan.
Anchor and follow up the task with regard to decisions, development, status and prognosis with the line organization and thereafter report to the projects.
Cross functionally manage so the task results are achieved according to time plan.
Collect and follow up the technical information which put into the Certification database.
Clearly report certification consequences to the project- and line management when deviations occur.
Create legal document templates (Q certificate/ Vehicle sign-off document before shipping/COC/EIP) and cascade to plant quality

Holds oneself responsible and takes ownership for decisions and results of work, shows perseverance and initiatives in pursuing goals and willingness to step out of requested work scope
Shows open and positive attitude for changes and actively alters one’s way of doing according to the new situation, recognizes the value of learning and proactively makes continuous improvement
Demonstrates open and positive attitude to work with others, and takes active actions to communicate, build relationship and share information/ideas with others to create organization synergy
Be able to control timing, cost and track status to achieve desired outcomes
Be able to work under stress with multi-tasks, solve conflicts with win-win strategy
Open to listen to and understand the other person’s point of view and appropriately receive and give feedback, convince others to change their attitudes or behaviours regarding an issue through a positive way

Must Haves:

B.E./ B.Tech / M.Tech from a reputed institute with Mechanical/Automobile or Electrical as specialization
4 to 7 years of relevant experience and responsible for handling Homologation/Pre homologation, COP audits and regulation activities for India and global markets for 2W and 3W Automotive Electric and ICE vehicles independently
Had least 1-2 whole vehicle program certification management experiences. EV program management is an advantage
Effective team leader. Able to mentor and empower a team, set strategy and evaluate proficiencies present and needed for department growth
Proven track record of driving safety and regulatory compliance
Excellent organizational skills to lead and track deliverables
Continuously raise the bar
Ensure results with speed & Meet customer expectations

Key competencies:

Excellent communication, Customer Success, Action-oriented, Managing Ambiguity, sense of urgency, Networking, Project and conflict management, Leadership experience, good change management, presentation, interpersonal, influencing and documentation skills required.
Courageous – Driving critical issues from a regulatory standpoint.
Independent – Ability to organize and prioritise own work tasks.
You should think it is exciting to work in an environment that has a high pace of change

Technical skills & Knowledge:

2W/3W or Automotive product knowledge, and in Product & Systems Diagnostics.
Proficient in system/application knowledge in Electric Vehicles or Electrification
Proficient in Automotive Product development processes, Project management and Agile Way of working
Very good understanding of battery technologies/systems within the application of electric vehicles
Confident in interpretation of legislation document and lobbing towards authorities