Engineer for Technical Regulations Department

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10 Dec 2023

Engineer for Technical Regulations Department (ref. TR-EA-1123) 

CLEPA represents 3.000 companies supplying state-of-the-art components, systems and innovative technology needed to build safer, cleaner and sustainable vehicles. Our industry invests €30 billion annually in research and development. Broad and varied are CLEPA’s policy and regulatory priorities spanning from climate to digital, from sustainability to road safety and smart mobility. 

Job description 

Based in our offices in Brussels, CLEPA is looking to hire junior engineers in the field of vehicle emissions or in the field of electronics. The new colleagues will help to drive key regulatory developments in the automotive sector, facilitate member working groups in reaching shared positions, support delivering on specific projects and help prepare international meetings with technical experts and external stakeholders. The activities will focus on a range of advanced mobility solutions and vehicle technologies including low-emission propulsion systems (e.g. advanced emissions control, electric & fuel-cell vehicles, hydrogen and synthetic fuels), decarbonization and life-cycle assessment or electronics, radio equipment, lighting, electronics, cybersecurity, connectivity, artificial intelligence and ITS. 

The main tasks include: 

  • Support and facilitate the daily organization of the CLEPA team and various working/expert groups, including efficient meeting preparation (agenda, minutes, research, follow-up) 
  • Monitor the development of European and international automotive policies, regulations and roadmaps  
  • Help develop, research and communicate the Association’s positions to inform institutions and other stakeholders 
  • Monitor and contribute to the activities of various key stakeholder groups, and assess the coherency with respect to the strategic aims of CLEPA Members 
  • Help maintain good relations with government representatives and institutions such as European Commission, United Nations, standardization bodies 
  • Manage the various dossiers and the corresponding documentation 

Who are we looking for? 

For this highly interesting and varied role, we seek individuals with a willingness to develop quickly in a fast-paced environment, affinity with automotive technology and an interest in regulatory affairs in an international setting. 

Typically, candidates would be expected to have a genuine interest in road transport and mobility, particularly in terms of environmental impacts or electronics. 

Prior working experience leading to an understanding of the principles for system type-approval or technical product certification or standardization, and of European legislative processes, is considered an asset. 

Desired profile: 

  • University degree in Engineering ideally Electronic, Automotive, Mechanical, Aerospace or related Science degrees.   
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English (additional knowledge of other languages is a plus) 
  • Team player with ability to support groups in a consensus-oriented way 
  • Positive, pro-active, enthusiastic self-motivating attitude 
  • Availability to travel on short trips mostly within the EU 

What does CLEPA offer? 

  • A highly interesting job with the possibility to build relevant experience in a dynamic international environment, in one of the largest and most progressive industries in Europe 
  • Excellent prospects for medium- to long-term engagement and career growth 
  • The possibility to work part time remotely  

CLEPA offers a multi-cultural work environment and applies a policy of equal opportunities. 

How and when to apply? 

Please send your motivation letter and CV to before 10 December 2023, mentioning the job title and the reference TR-EA-1123. 

IMPORTANT: Please note only applications received by email will be considered. 


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