Compliance Engineer Position, Available For Immediate Hire

For a Rhode Island Manufacturer.


Position Overview:


Based in our RI facility, and reporting to the Product Compliance Manager.  The Compliance Engineer will be responsible for performing all activities required to secure and maintain safety, EMC, performance and regulatory certifications for EMPLOYER      . This position will interact with Cross Functional Engineering Teams, third party partners and outside testing. The Compliance Engineer will ensure that the highest level of design quality, integrity and performance are maintained with strict adherence to EMPLOYER and all applicable regulatory agency programs, policies and procedures.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

Manages Agency certification activities for Electronic and Electro-mechanical projects

Manages EMC, product safety, and radio approvals from pre-scans / construction reviews through final regulatory approval

Participates in weekly team meetings

Creates and maintains a compliance database for pre-scans, construction reviews, and final certifications

Initiates projects with regulatory (NRTL's, Notified Bodies, etc.), EMC testing labs, and governmental agencies to secure appropriate global approvals

Participates in technical design reviews to (a) determine regulatory requirements, (b) communicate those requirements to the project team, (c) participate in design decisions that affect compliance and (d) estimate work load for regulatory tasks

Works with Product Development Teams to acquire appropriate samples for testing as well as all required design documentation. Guides Product Development Teams through all phases of the Agency certification process. Communicates agency project status and test results to the project team in a timely manner

Reviews, updates, and ensures accuracy and correctness of all required Agency documentation

Develops and maintains knowledge and understanding of relevant regulatory standards

Will work with engineering to resolve all compliance issues turned up during testing

Will assist design engineers with internal compliance testing. Experience conducting both safety and EMC tests

Follows all safety protocols and maintains excellent project organization

Interprets standards, and rulings and challenges agency decisions when appropriate

Authors Process and Procedure documents to support certification programs as required

Coordinates with the Manufacturing and Quality production Agency Associates, assisting when needed in external audits of manufacturing facilities by safety agencies to ensure alignment and continuity of Agency direction with Compliance office

Assists in the design, development and procurement of test and measurement equipment and procedures. Assists with developing laboratory practices & procedures to secure and maintain agency certification and accreditation programs for the R&D Lab

Facilitates training and education of Product Design Engineers in Agency requirements

Participates on Codes and Standards Development Committee's as appropriate

Some travel is required


5-7 years of regulatory agency experience in a design / manufacturing environment

Literate in the use of Microsoft Office

Team player with strong interpersonal skills and unquestionable ethics

Able to work independently and with a minimum of supervision

Past design experience is a plus. Past electrical design experience is a big plus

Experience testing /certifying products with electronic controls to UL, CSA and CE IEC standards including UL/IEC 60730, UL 991, UL 508C, UL 873

Strong background in EMC testing and mitigation

Competent with intermediate mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic principles

Experience with Underwriters Lab Data Acceptance Program and ISO 17025 a plus

Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to represent Hayward to customers, suppliers and third-party approval agencies on a professional level

Ability to research, interpret and apply worldwide standards

Working knowledge of regulatory compliance schemes

Experience conducting hands-on testing of: mechanical and electrical safety, radiated and line conducted emissions, and immunity

Ability to interpret results and troubleshoot test setups

Proven problem solving, analytical, and logical reasoning skills

Experience with PCB layout and shielding design for EMC mitigation


BS in Electrical Engineering preferred

All interested and qualified parties should reach out to Robert Geandreau at the information listed below.


Robert Geandreau

Sales Consultants of Buffalo, Inc.

338 Harris Hill Rd , Suite 210,

Buffalo, NY 14221

Phone: 716-631-3100 ext. 324

Fax: 716-631-3140