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Agency Compliance Safety Engineer

Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask

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Marlborough, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Join our Engineering team at Helen of Troy and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Osprey, Honeywell, PUR, Braun, Vicks, Hot Tools, Drybar, Curlsmith, and Revlon. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day.

Look around your home, and you'll find us everywhere, in your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!

Position: Agency Compliance Safety Engineer

Department: Engineering

Work Location: Marlborough, MA, 100% Onsite

What you will be doing:

Responsible for creating test plans and reviewing Test Data Packages. Authorizes and assigns test packages as required per product and specifications. Coordinates, supervises, handles, and develops product projects. Creates new and improved test procedures. Support activities essential for the delivery and commercialization of products, maintaining key functional competencies within the engineering group for the shared services provided for all Business Units. Such activities include lab-based developmental advice and recommendations as per our experience.

  • Work with NPI and CE design teams to ensure the electrical and mechanical design is aligned with applicable agency standards

  • Ensure critical components are approved to or meet regulatory requirements

  • Requests samples and documentation (ex. Schematics, mechanical drawings, owner guides, product and carton labels, model number) for Agency approval from our Shenzhen office or straight from the manufacturer.

  • Create a project test program for Technicians

  • Prepares Agency Submission Test Program for Lab Personnel and assists Lab Personnel with tests and questions about the Safety Standard and Helen of Troy Test Procedures / Specifications for the product

  • Obtains quotes and submission dates for Agency Certification

  • Ensure the testing and certification schedule aligns with the program schedule and supervise and report on project progress weekly

  • Prepares Draft Agency description for APO and manufacturers' Review and Approval

  • Review all Test Data reports with the assistance of lab personnel. Advises BU’s PMs on how to improve a product that is failing per their corresponding Agency standards

  • Creates and prepares Agency Release Notice (ARN) which enables the factory to prepare for production. Maintains follow-up e-mails concerning projects to ensure they stay on schedule.

  • Receive Certification according to the program schedule from the Safety Compliance Agency for: All BU’s Beauty / Health & Homes and Housewares per all Agency Compliance Standards within our Annex List in our Satellite Program: UL 355, UL 499, UL 507, UL 746C, UL 859, UL 867, UL 982, UL 998 / CSA C22.2 #104, UL 1004-1, UL 1004-2, UL 1004-3, UL 1030, UL 1054, UL 1082, UL 1097, UL 1278, UL 1431, UL, 1647, CSA C22.2 #0.17, CSA C22.2 #250.4, CSA C22.2 #36, CSA C22.2 #46, CSA C22.2 #55, CSA C22.2 #64, CSA C22.2 #67, CSA C22.2 #77, CSA C22.2 #92, CSA C22.2 #113, CSA C22.2 #187, CSA C22.2 #189, IEC 60335-1, EN 60335-1, IEC 60335-2-8, EN 60335-2-8, IEC 60335-2-23, EN 60335-2-23, IEC 60335-2-30, EN 60335-2-30, IEC 60335-2-32, EN 60335-2-32, IEC 60335-2-40, EN 60335-2-40, IEC 60335-2-65, EN 60335-2-65, IEC 60335-2-80, EN 60335-2-80, IEC 60335-2-98, EN 60335-2-98, IEC 60335-2-101, EN 60335-2-101, UL 60335-1, UL 60335-2-8, CSA C22.2 60335-1, CSA C22.2 60335-2-9, UL 61058-1, CSA C22.2 60335-2-15, CSA C22.2 60335-2-23, CEC Testing, UL 4200A

  • Maintain and ensure all CEC (Unlisted Components) are tested and submitted for annual evaluation.

  • Understand and follow the Helen of Troy Management System as it pertains to the Safety Agency Compliance requirements.

  • Keep current on standards, regulations, and certification requirements and communicate the changes to the compliance team.

  • Ensure the Instruction Manual, carton artwork, and Graphics for all Business Units meet the test standard requirements.

  • Works with NPD on DFMEA and DQTPS for all BU’s if required. Prepares schedules and supervises laboratory work activities. Performs actual work similar to technicians when required.

  • Work in creating or assisting with internal Engineering Test Methods (ETMs).

Skills needed to be successful in this role:

  • Multi-tasking, time management, efficiency, relationship building, and collaboration skills.

  • Able to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related profession/field.

  • 2 years’ experience working in a Laboratory environment performing tests according to safety standard requirements and experience directly interfacing with Safety Compliance Agencies.

  • Solid proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Windows-based software.

  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an accredited laboratory.

Benefits: Salary + Bonus, Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, 401(k) with company match, Basic Life Insurance, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Charitable (volunteer) Leave, and Educational Assistance.

Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands! Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skills, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

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For more information about Helen of Troy, visit www.helenoftroy.com. You can also find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.

We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.

Founded in 1968, Helen of Troy is a prominent player in the global consumer products industry, offering diverse career opportunities across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. We boast a collection of renowned brands such as OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Osprey®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Braun®, Vicks®, Hot Tools®, and Drybar® – many of which rank #1, #2, or #3 in their respective categories, making the Helen of Troy name synonymous with excellence and ingenuity.

At Helen of Troy, our strategy involves acquiring brands that we can integrate and enhance, amplifying their unique attributes to drive growth and profitability. Embracing a culture of collaboration internally and externally, we are committed to providing innovative solutions tailored to consumers, operational excellence, global scalability, and exceptional shared services to support our brand portfolio. This dedication to fostering development and success sets Helen of Troy apart as a pioneer in the industry, propelling our brands to unparalleled heights of success and recognition worldwide.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.