Compliance Engineer - US


Competitive + benefits
Automotive, Compliance and approvals
Hullavington - United Kingdom
Location details
Hullavington, Wiltshire


The Senior Homologation Engineer has a unique role within the project as they have the ability to work across all engineering and design teams. They will be responsible for ensuring that the vehicle maintains legal compliance from early concept through to vehicle manufacture. They will contribute to the definition of the safety targets for the project based on legal deliverables and work with the vehicle engineering teams to ensure these targets are being met.


You will;
  • Lead the planning and delivery of vehicle compliance for the US market;
  • Liaise with the Government departments to fully understand and implement the process required for compliance in the US, along with lobbying for potential legislative updates or interpretations, if required;
  • Define any processes required to achieve compliance or for post-production reporting, including the US requirements defined in the TREAD act;
  • Support Director-level discussions and reviews with the Chief Engineer of the company.
  • Provide information and guidance to all levels of engineering staff regarding compliance against the US requirements;

  • Develop compliance report templates for use by the engineering teams to assist with compliance testing, beginning with early concept designs.


  • A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines or experience will be considered);

  • Experience working for an automotive OEM, technical service, type approval authority or engineering consultancy specialising in this area;

  • Previous experience in automotive approvals with a detailed knowledge of vehicle type approval in your market. Experience of other global markets would be a bonus;

  • Knowledge of NHTSA procedures for certification, including requirements defined in the TREAD act;

  • Proven experience of being instrumental in delivering compliance programs for the US market;

  • A knowledge of product liability in the US market and how it can influence vehicle design.

  • As a minimum, an awareness of ISO 26262 and the process to achieve Functional Safety compliance;


27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

Pension scheme

Performance related bonus

Life assurance

Free on-site parking

Lift share scheme

Subsidised café and restaurants

Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 20 February 2019