Product Safety Compliance Engineer

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Vornado Air
Andover, KS
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Posted 58 Days ago
Vornado Air
Andover, KS
job - , paid
Posted 58 Days ago
Closed

Description

Job Information Vornado Air Product Safety Compliance Engineer in Andover, Kansas This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10981350 Product Safety Compliance EngineerSummary of Position:Our organization is looking for an experienced consumer product safety engineer responsible for ensuring all new and existing Vornado products are in compliance with domestic and global safety & regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will apply their diverse technical background and strong hazard-based engineering principles to prevent and resolve product compliance or safety-related issues as they arise. As the technical expert on our product compliance team, this person will be responsible for full comprehension, interpretation, and application of UL and IEC based product safety standards, global chemical regulations, and electromagnetic compatibility requirements for all Vornado product categories. Collaborate with product design, marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and sourcing in product development and continuous improvement management to assure highest quality product designs while maintaining safety and regulatory compliance.The ideal candidate will be able to execute on commitments in fast paced environment, present technical information in simple terms to a variety of understanding levels, and collaborate with product teams with strong communication, problem solving, and project management skills. Job Duties:Responsible in assuring that all products are evaluated and tested for compliance with all applicable US and international codes and standards, that all safety and regulatory issues have been reviewed and approved, and that products remain in compliance over time.Act as primary technical expert for Vornado Product Compliance Team, collaborate with internal and external partners, factories, as well as third party labs, to evaluate products and critical components, facilitate testing protocols, and review third party reports.Work with product team to help identify, document, and remediate risks during development and product life cycles. Participate in new product development risk assessments to examine and address physical, chemical, and electrical hazards. Participate in design reviews and failure mode analysis to assess hazards over life of product.Determine applicable requirements, test, and verify compliance of household appliances to latest US and international electromechanical product safety standards including UL, CSA, IEC, LVD, EMC, ERP, and others. Determine applicable requirements, test, and verify compliance of household appliances to latest US and international chemical and material regulations including TSCA, CA Prop 65, RoHS, REACH, and others.Complete review of product bill of materials to product construction; confirm critical components meet Vornado requirements and have valid certification listings. Approve bill of materials and drawings for certification submittals and audit with engineering and factory, at least annually.Coordinate with the product team on the development of product labels, markings, consumer warnings and user instructions, in accordance with regulatory and Vornado requirements. Ensure accuracy of labeling, product markings, and consumer warnings and instructions for certification submittals and production.Conduct periodic evaluation of products manufactured for Vornado ensuring continued safety and reliability.Interface with third party agencies and factory personnel during audits, product inspections, and follow-up services.Actively monitor industry and regulatory agencies for emerging or changing standards and regulatory requirements with potential for product impact or business risk. Lead discussions with third party agencies about interpretation of standards. Promptly report any findings to product teams and management.Attend and participate in industry councils, symposiums, and training to extend Vornado's expertise, network of r esources, and reputation as a company dedicated to product integrity.Responsible for effective communication, coordination, and working relationships with company personnel, external clients, customers, contractors, and officialsResponsible for related duties as required or assigned. Assist Compliance Department as needed for product safety and regulatory compliance related activities.Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Engineering (EE, ME, IE) or equivalent combination of education and experience in related discipline.Certification or specialized training in regulatory or product safety evaluation preferred.At least five years of compliance related experience. Preference is given to practical experience in evaluating consumer products to conformity standards, UL or IEC based.At least two years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. Knowledge of various domestic and foreign manufacturing disciplines.Knowledge of electro-mechanical design of consumer appliances is desirable.Experience in the application of standards, relevant testing protocols, and in applying professional judgement on compliance and the significance of non-compliance.Working knowledge of domestic and international regulatory and compliance schemes: UL, CSA, FCC, CB Scheme, CE Directives (LVD, EMC, Energy Efficiency), and others Knowledge of chemical regulatory compliance

Skills

engineering, manufacturing, hazard analysis, continuous improvement, validation, failure analysis, remediation, product safety, project management, energy management, product development, construction, training, auditing, problem solving

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