Michigan City, Indiana, JOB SUMMARY Positions Weil-McLain, Williamson-Thermoflo, and Marley Engineered Products (The Company) for future technologies and opportunities through involvement in associations and agencies that affect the Company’s long-term interests. The Regulatory Compliance Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of performance and construction compliance documentation, and provides guidance to Engineering, Management, R&D, and Operations teams regarding Product Safety and Product Compliance requirements.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Represent the Company as the official member or alternate for industry trade associations, standards, codes, and agency committees including but not limited to: AHRI, ASHRAE, ASME, ASME CSD-1, CSA, DOE, EPA, NFGC, and UL.
Monitor changes to regulatory requirements, building codes, performance, and construction standards potentially affecting The Company’s products and establish/recommend strategy to remain compliant.
Track, analyze, and report to management on industry trends and government rulemaking actions.
Collaborates within Product Engineering and external agencies to obtain interpretations on codes and standards when required.
Responsible for agency correspondence including applications, audits, and renewals for certification and listing programs.
Assures accuracy of data in agency listings, certifications, standards, correspondence, contacts, and events.
Support company functions such as R&D, NPI, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Quality, and Manufacturing on insuring product compliance and listing to relevant standards.
Participate in product design reviews and project team meetings to insure product compliance in all stages of programs.
Serve as Leader on New Product Teams and Sustaining Product Teams to maintain applicant safety agencies listing files and follow-up-service files.
Collaborates with NPI and Sustaining Engineering teams by developing compliance program requirements, project schedules, and cost estimates for both internal and external resources.
Develops compliance plans by researching, analyzing, selecting, and applying product compliance engineering concepts, approaches, techniques, and criteria; adapting and modifying product compliance engineering options; developing and evaluating new compliance methodologies; qualifying vendors, components, and parts.
Train employees on proper procedures to comply with company and relevant external standards.
Support Product Liability and Technical Services through current and historical compliance requirements and root cause analysis.
Supervision of other team members and outside consulting agencies as required.
Wear appropriate safety equipment
Normal office working environment.
Travel approximately 25%
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Excellent reasoning and analytical skills. Ability to anticipate and define problems, collect data, establish facts, distinguish trends, and draw valid conclusions.
A solid track record for performance in operations, business, supply chain & procurement.
Demonstrate relentless drive and determination to achieve success.
Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals.
Experience in collaborating with multiple functions/sites to drive common solutions.
Sound business acumen.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Strong problem solving skills; the ability to ask the right questions, help frame logical conclusions and arrive at effective solutions.
Strong verbal and written communication competencies.
Knowledge of heating equipment testing and test procedures.
Proficient PC skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel templates and data manipulation using functions and VBA.
Experience with database management (Access, SQL, etc..) is a plus.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or a technical discipline.
Master's degree in Engineering is a plus.
5+ years in Product Compliance, Product Engineering, or Quality Engineering
2 years relevant experience as a liaison with trade associations/agencies.
Professional certification from ASME, IEEE, SME, NSPE is a plus.
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience is a plus.
Demonstrated leadership skills with emphasis on team development.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Excellent analytical skills are required including use of statistical tools.
Bonus, 401k matching, medical/dental/vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, and more