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Certification Engineer - Energy Management Products

Montréal (Quebec), Canada
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Job Description

Schneider Electric is looking for a Certification Engineer to join our team. You will work closely with other R&D engineers and be accountable for product compliance with regulatory and industry requirements.  The ideal candidate for this position has demonstrated interests in instrumentation and controls and be capable of performing in a highly technical work environment.



  • Interpreting current standards to establish development criteria
  • Helping develop new products to comply with standards
  • Working with the product development teams to obtain certificates for parts and systems within required time frames
  • Participating in engineering and certification tests, validating results
  • Preparing and obtaining compliance certificates within the required time frames
  • Build and maintain certification plans and supervise quotation/estimation process
  • Participate to safety reviews and committees, organize and lead certification reviews
  • Keep up to date with standards and regulatory matters
  • Contribute to environmental compliance (RoHS/REACH) and corporate sustainability practices
  • Collaborate with technical leaders and product management to define mission profiles and product specifications
  • Consider the cross-functional requirements to complete components / sub-assemblies product / system specifications


Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering (or equivalent) and minimum of three years of relevant experience
  • Professional Engineering qualification, ideally member OIQ
  • Demonstrated Leadership experience
  • Mandatory bilingualism, written and spoken (English/French)
  • Ability to summarize and explain in plain language various technical specifications
  • Understanding of EMC Compliance, FCC regulation, RF Engineering
  • Experience working within the testing/certification industry, knowledge of the National Electric Code and test methods under CSA, UL, EN/IEC, and other standards
  • Experience working with diverse teams (engineering, product management, marketing)
  • Possess the ability to read and understand policies, regulations, and standards

 Preferred Skills


  • Leadership and ownership
  • Proactive and independent with no supervision required
  • Results oriented, achiever with good planning and organizational skills
  • Able to deliver in timely manner
  • Dependable, responsible, and committed to success
  • Collaborative working style, open minded and flexible team-player
  • Good communication skills

 Assets and Nice to Have


  • Knowledge of DFMEA process



Let us learn about you! Apply today.


Why us?

Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.


€25.7bn global revenue

137 000+ employees in 100+ countries

45% of revenue from IoT

5% of revenue devoted for R&D



You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled


It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.

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