Compliance Engineer

OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.

OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Compliance Engineer provides technical expertise on compliance engineering projects involving various national and international product safety, product certification, and environmental regulations. Projects will be gained on a proactive approach through research and market driven requirements through the latest specifications.

Prevents compliance issues by working with various depts; reviewing design data; identifying and resolving product and engineering design issues; identifying short-term and long-range issues; researching and identifying applicable regulatory and industry compliance standards and codes; developing compliance policies.

Specifically, the Compliance Engineer will:

  • Review and evaluate new product designs including changes to existing designs with respect to safety and regulatory certifications
  • Stay abreast of all upcoming changes to compliance regulations and standards to ensure OTTO is meeting all current requirements for new and legacy products. Assess product regulations and standards impact of new market entries (e.g., as associated with expansion into new countries, applications, etc.)
  • Provide technical testing/certification support to OTTO’s current customer and supplier base through customer forms, databases, IMDS, SCIP, and etc.
  • Work with Engineering and Sales to provide input and direction concerning regulatory requirements to insure timely feedback and cost approvals
  • Be a mentor to engineers, technicians and design teams on techniques to achieve regulatory certifications testing and compliance
  • Interface with outside agencies so that the products can be formally tested and certified to meet designated requirements
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with UL, CSA, FM, and other agencies as required
  • Responsible for creating, supporting, and maintaining all technical files required by various safety and certification agencies, including monitoring and updating of applicable standards
  • Be a lead internal auditor and assist with external audits
  • Create or update processes and procedures to meet evolving regulations
  • Educate coworkers, suppliers, and customers on various regulations and how to comply with their changes
  • Provide support and advise staff
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned

What you’ll need to bring to the table:

  • B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of US Intrinsic Safety, TSCA, Conflict Minerals, Prop 65, FCC, EAR and ITAR Specifications
  • Working knowledge of product environmental regulations and standards such as E.U. RoHS, REACH, ATEX, PPE, EMC, RED directives
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in compliance engineering discipline
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001
  • Working knowledge of EMC requirements and testing
  • Working knowledge of EN/UL/CAN 61010-1 with ‘hands on’ testing experience is a plus
  • Independent high-level organizational skills are required, requires ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Background in project management experience essential
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; must have a pleasant and helpful manner
  • Ability to use various measurement devices
  • Must have excellent figure aptitude and be detail oriented
  • Requires the ability to understand basic mechanical/electrical techniques and theories
  • Availability for nonstandard or extended work hours
  • Lift equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Current Government Security clearance is a plus
  • Test Lab experience is preferred
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

OTTO’s Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company Picnic
  • Holiday Party
  • AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!

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