You probably know Honda as a worldwide manufacturer of modern, energy-efficient and high-performance cars and motorcycles. The Honda Civic and Honda Goldwing are legendary. But did you know that we are also a leader in industrial engines and power units? Take a look around you: you probably spot a Honda-engine powered piece of equipment somewhere.

Honda Motor Europe in Aalst is an advisory and coordination division for the European and international ‘Certification & Regulatory Affairs’ activities of Honda. This division is split into two departments:

The Certification Department:

  • Contributes to the product certification on the basis of European and international (UN ECE) technical regulations and standards for all Honda products sold in Europe and beyond.
  • Enables the placing on the market and registration of Honda products in Europe.

The Regulatory Affairs Department:

  • Is responsible for the follow-up of European and international (UN ECE) technical regulations.
  • Delivers related analyses to all Honda divisions in order to ensure technical compliance of Honda products and to support business and technology planning.

For the Regulatory Affairs Department we are currently looking for an Engineer in Regulatory Affairs:

Your job and responsibilities

  • You closely follow the developments in the European technical legislation and advise Honda colleagues in Research and Development (R&D), certification and sales in Japan and in Europe.
  • You study technical files, prepare accurate and on-time positions and consult within the industry and with national and European authorities.
  • You are mainly active in the field of mechanical and electrical safety requirements (CE-marking) but you will also be working on topics such as emissions, noise, battery propulsion, artificial intelligence.
  • In cooperation with colleagues of other departments, your expertise ensures that Honda products can be launched in the European market according to the safety and environmental regulations, and also meeting or even exceeding our customers’ expectations.
  • You will report to the Manager of the Regulatory Affairs Department and will also be in close contact with our offices in Europe and Japan.

Your profile

  • You have a technical bachelor or master degree (e.g. car technology, (electro)mechanics, …) or an equivalent degree combined with a passion for technics.
  • Professional or other experience with electronics and electrical safety is definitely an advantage.
  • With your accurate attitude you can guarantee the follow-up of the technical files, both in terms of process, legislation and timing.
  • You are a team player with a proactive and entrepreneurial approach.
  • Besides Dutch, you can also communicate professionally in English.
  • You are prepared to occasionally travel abroad for your job.

We offer

  • A challenging and diverse job with many international contacts, where you can constantly follow and act on the latest trends and technologies in the sector.
  • You will be part of an experienced team that will share their expertise and passion with you.
  • The flexibility of a small, dynamic team within the support of a global company.
  • An “on-the-job” training programme and the space to work autonomously.
  • You can count on an attractive salary package with extra-legal benefits and flexible working hours on top.

Do you want to be a part of our team?