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Certification / Compliance Engineer(Flexible)

Company: MSA - The Safety Company
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

MSA, The Safety Company

Certification / Compliance Engineer(Flexible)

US-PA-Cranberry Twp

Requisition ID:
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering


For more than 100 years, our passionate mission of safety empowers us to protect lives.

MSA Safety is a global leader in the development of safety equipment and pioneering technology that helps protect people and facility infrastructures around the world. We are committed to providing the latest in innovative, best-in class safety solutions that feature integrated systems capability and allow our customers to return safely to their families and friends. Every day our customers place their lives in our hands. In response, we provide them with protection they can trust. It is gratifying to lead the way as a source of inspiration. Would you like to join our team of more than 5,000 employees world-wide dedicated to this purpose? We hope so.


  • Lead and support standards and regulation compliance activities for assigned MSA products
  • Participate as a team member in new product development activities and be responsible for ensuring product designs meet global standards and/or regulatory requirements
  • Provide standards and regulatory input for product specification and scoping, as well as advise on optimization of test plans to address requirements from a wide range of compliance requirements
  • Troubleshoot and make recommendations on product design, technical explanations, and/or standards interpretation where needed throughout the product development and certification processes
  • Prepare and submit technical data packages with third parties, such as NRTL's. Manage relationships with external parties such as notified bodies, testing laboratories and government agencies
  • Collaborate with global peers to ensure smooth certification plan execution for international approvals
  • Assist in maintaining certifications by ensuring product modifications are compliant and approved.
  • Train associates on compliance requirements and raise the overall compliance knowledge of the organization
  • Participate in standards development activities with a mission to ensure the safety of our customers
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement in processes and tools related to product compliance and certification management, including development of best practices, templates, and reports
  • Provide support to all certification and department related activities, which may include but is not limited to agency audits, production line requirements, and customer service.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Proven ability to problem solve
    • Demonstrated technical leadership
    • Ability to be proactive, able to take initiate
    • Excellent communicator
    • Demonstrated documentation skills and attention to detail Education and Experience Required:
      • BSEE or relevant discipline, preferably from an ABET accredited program.
      • This position is available at multiple career levels, depending on education and experience:
          • Level 1: 3 years of relevant experience minimum
          • Level 2: 5 years of relevant experience minimum
          • Level 3: 7 years of relevant experience minimum
          • MS degree may be substituted for up to 2 years of experience. PhD may be substituted for up to 4 years of equivalent experience.
          • Experience in obtaining certifications in more than one of the following areas: electrical safety, hazardous location, combustible & toxic gas detection performance, flame & smoke detection performance, electro-magnetic compatibility Experience Preferred:
            • Education in multiple engineering or technical disciplines .
            • Experience in certifying refrigerant leak detectors. Familiarity with ASHRAE 15, EN 14624, EN 378, ISO 5149, EN 50270, EN 50271, EN 61000, and/or EN 61010-1
            • Experience in certifying product compliant with functional safety requirements
            • New product development design experience in relevant products MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.

              If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Keywords: MSA - The Safety Company, Erie , Certification / Compliance Engineer(Flexible), Engineering , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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