The Senior Compliance Engineer will ensure iRobot products comply with product
standards and regulatory requirements (Safety, EMC, Radio, Energy, and
Environmental) in worldwide markets. Compliance Engineers at iRobot work
cross-functionally with design engineering, operations, program management,
marketing, external certification services, and others to ensure applicable
standards and regulations are satisfied including delivery of the necessary
certifications, registrations, and other compliance requirements. Compliance
engineering also coordinates iRobot's international compliance efforts for
efficient and timely execution. The successful candidate must have
demonstrated capability to work on multiple programs on cross functional
program teams and be the expert relative to product standards and regulatory
What You Will Do:
Evaluate product construction, safety, EMC and radio designs to ensure
that products comply with applicable local, regional, and global
Evaluate product compliance with environmental (materials, energy, end of
life, and recycling) regulations worldwide.
Effectively coordinate product testing with regulatory agencies (e.g.
TUV, UL, Intertek, CSA, etc.) including working with engineering and
operations teams to ensure required samples, technical documentation, and
instructions are provided for successful testing and certification.
Evaluate product marking, packaging, and user documentation (in box and
web) to ensure compliance with applicable local and global requirements.
Work with iRobot Program Management Team to establish and manage both
budgets and due dates for each program deliverable.
Be the expert and effectively communicate regulatory and standards
Work with regulatory agencies and other external sources to understand
upcoming changes in regulations and to determine, in advance, the impact
on new and legacy iRobot products.
Review and manage certification documentation updates internally and with
certification agencies based on product component changes, regulatory
updates, standards changes & updates, country requirements (e.g. annual
renewals), document expiration, and similar. Ensure documents are
complete, accurate, and timely.
Coordinate compliance efforts with iRobot Suppliers as appropriate
To Be Successful You Will Have:
5+ years in regulatory compliance field.
Functional knowledge of IEC 60335 safety standard and similar standards.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Safety Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or other applicable
Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple competing projects
and prioritize tasks.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience working with certification bodies
(e.g. TUV, Intertek, UL, SGS etc.).
Experience certifying electronic or electromechanical products for
Demonstrated experience and knowledge in at least 1 of the following
Functional and electrical safety standards to electronic products
EMC and telecommunication/radio product requirements and testing
EPS & Battery charger regulations as they apply to electronic products
Product environmental regulations and standards effecting electronic equipment (materials restrictions, materials disclosures, end of life, recycling, eco-design)
Excellent oral and written communication; including English language.
Proficient in MS office
Experience working in a certification testing laboratory
Experience in international approval of consumer or home appliance
Experience with working with external design and manufacturing suppliers
(OEM and ODM partners)
Knowledge of safety testing of lithium batteries