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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


Building & Life Safety Technologies (BLST) provides the highest level of technical knowledge, expertise and testing, inspection and certification, EHS training and compliance, advisory and commissioning services. BLST empowers our customers to protect the well-being of workers, reduce risk, improve productivity, enhance compliance and drive measurable business improvement.


As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Certification Engineer with a focus on Fire Safety and the certification of building materials to join our team in Arnhem, The Netherlands.


Your team makes the world a safer place by ensuring, that only certified fire detection- and suppression products are used in the market.

You would support the current Head of UL’s Notified Body in The Netherlands for Construction Products related matters as a Decision Maker for European Certification. This would specifically be in the field of building materials. 


What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Project management of building materials projects
  • Customer development and relationship management for our European building materials business
  • Developing the building materials business by providing presentations, webinars and other such activities
  • Cooperation with other regions regarding UL’s European Certification business for building materials
  • Development of European certification for building materials including working with key industry associations. List of key associations to be developed
  • Development and establishment of market leading certification schemes for building materials which work nationally and internationally with clearly recognizable UL branding
  • May exercise Project Handler Signature Authority as Project Handler of record responsible for opening, maintenance, completion, and closing of assigned new work engineering projects. Also may exercise Review Signature Authority as required as Reviewer of record responsible for initial review, status review, and final technical review of all new work engineering projects.
  • Integrate continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job. 
  • Resolve complex engineering issues associated with Variation Notices by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the variations. 
  • Represent UL on technical committees of national and/or international organizations.
  • May provide direction as a Primary Designated Engineer or Designated Engineer for specific product categories. 

What makes you a great fit:

  • Engineering / Science based University Degree plus five years directly related work experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline.
  • Working knowledge of conformity standards in use in areas of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply project-handling concepts in use in areas of expertise, including application to complex, new, or unusual products.
  • Working knowledge of industry issues, needs, and problems.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards:
    • A competitive salary and bonus arrangement
    • Personal development: a large range of training which enables our staff to develop their technical and soft skills
    • An international, innovative and dynamic work environment
    • Free fruit every day
    • A global and dynamic company with a lot of international colleagues

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Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit www.ul.com and read more about life safety: https://www.ul.com/life-safety