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Electrical Engineer, Product Compliance

Company: MSA, The Safety Company
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

MSA, The Safety Company

Electrical Engineer, Product ComplianceUS-PA-Cranberry TwpRequisition ID: 2Type: Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: EngineeringOverview 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. Responsibilities RELOCATION PACKAGAE AVAILABLE! This position is an individual contributor role and will be a team member within the international Product Compliance department. This role has the following responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise on regulatory, standards and compliance requirements, and help to raise the overall knowledge in these areas throughout the organization
  • Draft clear, accurate and comprehensive certification plans for new product development to ensure engineering and business teams understand all product compliance requirements for product launches
  • Collaborate closely with relevant internal and external stakeholders to develop product test plans that incorporate relevant compliance requirements
  • Interact directly with external parties, such as government agencies, testing laboratories, and certification bodies to obtain necessary registrations, certifications, and meet other market-entry requirements
  • Prepare technical documentation packages for submission to third parties, ensuring accuracy and meeting project timelines
  • Participate in witness testing as needed internally and with third parties, including troubleshooting and corrective action as needed
  • Monitor and communicate trends that relate to potential standards, regulatory, and compliance changes
  • Develop best practice templates, reports, and processes for continuous improvement as relevant
  • Represent our organization in standards development activities where appropriate as well as professional organizations, such as trade associations
  • Lead discussions on standards interpretation where needed
  • Assist in maintaining certifications by ensuring product modifications are compliant and approved
  • Provide support to all certification and department related activities regardless of product group, such as support during third party audits
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically up to 10% Qualifications Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation). Able to effectively communicate technical information to audiences of all levels, including external stakeholders
    • Ability to demonstrate specialized technical knowledge and apply that knowledge in an innovative manner
    • Proven ability to simultaneously and independently manage multiple tasks, solve problems, lead projects and work effectively in cross-functional teams.
    • Ability to perform complex tasks/assignments using independent judgment and with limited supervision
    • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to function and contribute in a team environment Education and Experience Required
      • BSEE, or relevant discipline, preferably from an ABET accredited program
      • This position is available at four different career levels based upon experience, education, etc.:
        • Level one: Minimum 3 years relevant experience
        • Level two: Minimum 5 years relevant experience
        • Level three: Minimum 7 years relevant experience
        • MS degree may be substituted for up to 2 years of experience. PhD may be substituted for up to 4 years of experience Education and Experience Preferred:
          • Compliance experience with standards/regulations related to any of the following areas: product safety, electrical safety, hazardous locations, gas performance, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), wireless , telecommunications, and/or other relevant areas
          • Experience with Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs), Notified Bodies, test houses and/or other relevant third parties
          • Hands-on experience with relevant compliance testing protocols and equipment
          • Design experience in Hazardous Location protection techniques (Intrinsic Safety, Explosion Proof) and/or design experience with products containing wireless technologies
          • Experience in managing product certifications for a broad number of countries with various international certifications/registrations #indhp1 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 , Electrical Engineer, Product Compliance, Professions , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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