Certification Engineer

Research & Development Sundbyberg, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden


Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

Certification Engineer

If you appreciate an international setting and be part of a global leading water technology company with great outlook for the future, this might be something for you.

We are now looking to expand our Product Development department with a Certification Engineer – Explosionproof products. You will play a key role in driving and maintaining explosionproof regulatory compliance and certification for Xylem’s pump and mixer products for a global market. There is also opportunity to expand your knowledge of safety and standardization within other relevant areas applicable to Xylem’s assortment.

As a Certification Engineer, you participate throughout the products’ full life cycles working close to Technical Product Owners, Project Managers and other R&D functions to identify certification & regulatory compliance needs as well as planning and managing the certification.


  • Lead the approval/certification process towards external Notified Body in cooperation with Project manager, Technical Product Owner, and Lab testing engineer. The focus in this role will be on products intended for use in Hazardous locations (Explosionproof)
  • Preparing documentation for new certificate applications and revisions of existing certificates;
  • Ensuring that applications are following requirements from Notified Body’s, legislations and standards;
  • Managing certificates and other documents related to each approval and making them available at appropriate locations;
  • Knowing, understanding and interpreting standards and other governing documents;
  • Collect, evaluate and communicate new regulatory requirements, limitations and insights to relevant stakeholders (R&D, marketing, manufacturing units).
  • Facilitate audits from Notified Body.


This opportunity requires a person with strong attention to details, high level of integrity, a systematic approach to work, strong analytical, problem-solving skills.

It is to your advantage if you possess good technical understanding, are familiar with the product life cycle, and are a team player with good communication skills with the ability to adapt your message depending on the recipient’s background.

You enjoy solving problems of a regulatory kind. Furthermore, we are looking for a curious person that is good at keeping deadlines.

You most likely have a higher education as an engineer or similar, ideally focused on mechanical engineering. Having experience with EN/IEC 60079-0 & EN IEC 60079-1or equivalent standards would be considered favorable.

Do you have other experience working with standards, certification, or in mechanical engineering in general? You are welcome to apply as well.   

Lastly, due to working with both national as well as international stakeholders, you need to be fluent in English and Swedish, both orally and in writing.

Why Work at Xylem!

We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark: www.xylemwatermark.com.

Everyone's equal value

We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, to feel at home, not just on Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity means more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity is a fundamental part of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.

Feel free to visit us at https://www.xylem.com/sv-se/


We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process if we find the right candidate.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Corporate Recruiter Leila Sayyad, [email protected].

We only accept applicants through https://www.xylem.com/sv-se/karriar/xylem-career-opportunities/?currentpageid=49039&page=1&pagesize=24 .

Union representatives are Mikael Lövås, Unionen, and Martin Larsson, Sveriges Ingenjörer, phone: + 46 8 475 60 00.