Avery Dennison Product Safety and Regulatory Engineer in Miamisburg, Ohio
Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
The product safety and regulatory engineer will be responsible for enforcing and maintaining product regulatory standards (safety, EMC, radio, environmental, energy efficiency) ensuring our thermal bar code printers and accessories meet existing, evolving, and emerging global regulatory requirements. The candidate will work directly with the product regulatory engineer as well as safety and regulatory agencies to ensure agency approval.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
Provide technical assistance to ensure agency requirements are addressed during the development cycle, production, and throughout the product lifecyle.
Assist in the testing and validation of products to the applicable safety and regulatory requirements.
Work directly with safety and regulatory testing and certifying agencies such as UL, ETL, TUV, CSA, CQC, and other state, national and international entities/agencies to ensure regulatory compliance.
Collaborate with rest of development team to solve all safety and product regulatory issues for new and existing products.
Evaluate and interpret US, EU and other international regulations and standards to ensure compliance.
Maintain detailed and accurate documentation of test procedures and results, current certifications for each products, and related traceability documentation.
Provide guidance to supply chain to ensure compliance of all parts and components.
Support sales and marketing with documentation related to international certifications and importation regulations.
Track current international certifications expiration to ensure continuous certification.
Travel to testing laboratories as necessary, about 10%.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
3 or more years of demonstrated product regulatory safety experience in areas in engineering development programs.
3 or more years of experience in EMC design and compliance problem solving capabilities.
Experience with PWB/PCB tools.
Experience with standard Microsoft Office and Google tools.
Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.
Experience with spectrum analyzer, ESD testers, EMC chambers, and electrical safety analyzers.
Accuracy, attention to detail and responsiveness to customers.
Interfaces with outside suppliers for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly.
Interfaces with third party agencies and testing laboratories.
Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with cross functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.
Ability to manage time and effort to meet project milestones.
Experience working with bar code printers
Experience working with antennas and transmitters.
Experience working with Environmental requirements such as Energy Star, RoHS, WEEE, REACH, etc..
Experience quoting and maintaining a budget for certification costs.
Knowledge of relevant FCC and EU standards and testing procedures.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled