Compliance Engineer

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Research and Development

Zwijnaarde, East Flanders, BE Oostende, West Flanders, BE

Job Requisition ID:  144

Daikin Europe NV (DENV) is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a Japanese outstanding company and worldwide the biggest developer, producer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) solutions, including heating pumps and cooling technology.

DENV is Daikin’s sales, R&D, and production headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The headquarter has Belgian offices in Brussels, Ghent and Ostend, as well as 8 production plants, 24 sales subsidiaries and offices and a whole network of independent distributors and dealers across the EMEA region.



Our compliance team supports the business to ensure zero liability pertaining to regulatory compliance, in a timely, reliable and cost-effective manner. They drive our various compliance projects throughout the EMEA region, coordinating and advising our development centres in Belgium, Germany, Turkey and Czech Republic.

They uphold the internal process to ensure all compliance considerations are incorporated in our product categories and are responsible for researching requirements in different fields and more specific disciplines (PED, EMC, safety, environment, ecodesign..).


Job content

As Compliance Engineer, you divide your time and attention between technical, informative, administrative work (research, analysis, reporting) and communicating and consulting internally with the local development teams and externally with the development centres in the EMEA region, our HQ in Japan and the governmental consultants.

Your responsibilities:

  • Work productively with the rest of the compliance team and other departments (development engineers, sales, legal) to ensure that parts and products are compliant with legal regulations and requirements through the product development process
  • Monitor regulations and advisory bulletins to understand the impacts to compliance of the product and determine appropriate compliance approach
  • Capture and maintain the company’s compliance and requirements documentation, standard references, testing, declaration and certifications within the records management systems to ensure accuracy, completeness and security of the administration of compliance related documents
  • Write technical assessments and summary reports of findings
  • Assist external audits to prove the products are compliant with the legislation.
  • Arrange product testing with external testing laboratories
  • Support the Compliance team in the development of common (best) practices
  • Develop procedures and training for compliance with new or existing regulations



  • You obtained a Master degree in engineering (preferably with good knowledge of thermodynamics).
  • You are able to analyse date and information and extract relevant factors.
  • You have strong organisation and project management skills, also documentation abilities.
  • You are an excellent problem solver and able to track and resolve issues.
  • You have the ability to work with ambiguities.
  • You are a multitasker and shift among multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English. Knowledge of another European language is an asset.




Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification, and refrigeration technology. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). To date, Daikin EMEA has over 12 000 employees across more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, and the UK. Our aim is to drive sustainable and effective solutions, sparking a good climate for the generations to come. And all this can only be achieved because of our People. 


Good climate starts with people 
Our employees are the beating heart of our company. At Daikin, you get to work in a positive environment backed by trust, creativity and continuous improvement. Together, we create our top-quality solutions by empowering talented teams. You will get plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. We are deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the communities we serve. Good climate starts with people.