UAV Regulatory Affairs and Certification Manager

Flyability SA

  • Publication date:

    27 October 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment

UAV Regulatory Affairs and Certification Manager

Do you want to dive in the fast-growing industry of drones and get a rewarding experience in a dynamic start-up environment?

At Flyability, we believe that robots should be sent into hazardous places and dangerous situations instead of humans. To support our belief, we created Elios, the world’s first collision-tolerant flying robot that for the first time allows remote entry to complex and indoor spaces. With more than 100 employees, Flyability is the pioneer in the UAV indoor inspection industry. Joining Flyability is not just taking on a new job, it is seizing the opportunity to improve the life of millions of people and build the future of robotics.

To complete our creative and dynamic team in Lausanne, we are seeking a:

Regulatory Affairs and Certification Manager (100%)

Starting date: 01.01.2023

Your role:

Your mission will be to ensure that Flyability and its products are always compliant with local regulations in target markets, and that we maintain our competitive advantage by monitoring and lobbying standards committees.

What you will own:

Product and Supply Chain Compliance

  • Defining which regulations and certifications to comply with to sell our products in the targeted markets (e.g. CE, FCC, US-Chinese ban, Reach, RoHS, export control, DGR), working in close relation with the sales,logistics and procurement departments.

  • Advising the product management team and CTO on industry- or use-case-specific regulatory requirements, risks and opportunities, and helping define new products matching at best customer needs (outdoor flying, NDT standards, explosive environments, etc)

  • Actively monitoring and participating in standards committees/organizations when relevant to product design and its utilization (e.g. IATA, FAA, EASA, ASME, ISO) to ensure future product compliance and competitive advantage.

Certification Management

  • Defining design requirements for the R&D Department coming from regulations/certifications needs covering the whole Product Life Cycle.

  • During product development, being the expert for design engineers for any compliance or certification question; connecting to appropriate external expert when needed.

  • Working in close relation with suppliers (e.g. battery supplier) to ensure compliance of developed components.

  • Obtaining the expected certifications by driving or performing the relevant tasks (planning, documentation, recording, tests, coordinating 3rd parties, etc) related to product certification for new products and products in serial life.

Your profile:

  • 3+ years of experience in similar roles

  • Engineering Degree

  • Fluent in english, French is a plus

  • Ability to work across multiple teams and stakeholders

Flyability is a young Swiss company that values independent thinking combined with a collaborative spirit.. Every day, you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and contribute to solving problems. We all work together, and each voice is important to move forward.

Ready to join?

We know the confidence gap and impostor syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don't hesitate to apply —regardless of your past experience or resume, we'd love to hear from you.