Compliance Engineering Placement at Knorr-Bremse

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
1st March 2020
South West
Melksham, Wiltshire
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
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Compliance Engineering Placement

The role involves all aspects of compliance from planning and specifying the RAMS / Validation requirements, witnessing key tests, system safety analysis, reliability assessments, preparing evidence for the safety case and the generation of Compliance Matrices. The aim is to verify that compliance and fitness or purpose is assured and remains safe for use in service.

The role spans the full product and vehicle level lifecycle with exciting opportunities to take a leading role in tasks, working closely with customers, independent assessment and certification /regulatory bodies as well as third parties where applicable.

12-month Placement split into 6 Months in RAMS, 6 Months in Validation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in generating and managing Safety Case submissions throughout the system life cycle.
  • Assist in performing Safety analysis including Hazard Identification / analysis, Fault Trees Analysis (FTA) and Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Assisting planning activities, conducting and participating in project audits / reviews.
  • Reliability, availability and maintainability analysis.
  • Assist in definition of verification plans that encompass system procedures, including application type testing.
  • Assist in producing comprehensive Verification and Validation reports that encompass Safety Case approval.
  • Support Testing activities.


  • EP2002 Classic
    • Support to Safety Case Submission in co-ordinating safety and cross functional deliverables.
    • Authoring Project Technical Safety Reports
  • EP2002 3.0
    • Support RAMS analysis tasks for EP2002 3.0 Product Development
  • General
    • Support to NIR / Failure Investigations
    • Management of Standards
    • As required safety and reliability analysis / assessments.
    • Process improvements.


  • EP2002 Classic
    • Support to validation activities and co-ordinating cross functional validation activities.
    • Authoring of Development and Validation Reports
  • EP2002 3.0
    • Authoring Development and Validation Plan for EP2002 3.0 Product Development
    • Development on Compliance Matrices and planning test activities
  • General
    • As required Validation analysis / assessments.
    • Process improvements
    • Support to Test Facilities Management


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working
  • Fantastic site facilities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Payable attendance allowance
  • Great employee Benefits package
  • Discounted gym memberships

About Knorr-Bremse

In the early 1800s, British engineer Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) constructed the first railway steam locomotive that travelled at 8 kilometres per hour. Today in Asia trains travel at maximum speeds of up to 260 kilometers per hour. By 1850 Britain had more than 6,000 miles of railroad track, today in the UK there are 20,277 miles (32,186 kilometres) of track.

Rail is growing….grow with it!

Do you want to be a part of the next revolution?

More than a billion people worldwide rely daily on Knorr-Bremse systems. Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As a technology pioneer, for over 100 years Knorr-Bremse has been a driving force in the development, production and sale of modern braking systems for a variety of applications in the area of rail and commercial vehicles.

Knorr-Bremse is growing….grow with us!

How to apply

If you are looking for a 12 month placement from July 2020 to July 2021 and wish to apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability to Please ensure the department you are applying for is included in the subject of the email.

Get on board and start your journey with us….We would love to hear from you!