Regulatory Compliance Manager

The Job

We are looking for a compliance engineer with direct experience in either the RF certification or Life Safety and Security certification industry. This person will be responsible for getting products certified as well as developing and improving certification strategies and processes. They will be working with local engineering and product teams, as well as international test labs and manufacturing partners. We are looking for an experienced candidate who can bring their knowledge and skills to Simplisafe.

For the right candidate, this role will be incredibly rewarding. You will have an opportunity to make a tangible impact on the business and will play a key role in SimpliSafe’s continued evolution and success.

What You'll Do 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating hardware certifications products under development through the hardware certification process. (CE, UKCA, NRTL, UL, ETL, FCC, RoHS, REACH, WEEE, Radio Equipment Directive, Low Voltage Directive, Construction Products Directive)
  • Responsible for maintaining certifications of existing products
  • Partner with Engineering, Product Management, and Manufacturing teams throughout the product life cycle to ensure continued product compliance due to external regulatory changes, or internal product changes
  • Work cross-functionally to develop, implement, and refine compliance and certification processes 
  • Establish certification and compliance metrics across suppliers, and contract manufacturers to drive improvement  
  • Develop and manage hardware compliance pre-certification test plans to validate design throughout the development cycle and build confidence before formal certification. Prepare for all new product prototype builds and ensure product designs meet their compliance goals.
  • Help build a culture of compliance cross-functionally
  • Develop ongoing compliance test plans for products and continuously review data to ensure continuous compliance
  • Review customer returns and complaints for compliance related issues. Drive product changes as necessary 

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelors degree or similar in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, or similar field
  • Several years of experience in RF Certification or Life Safety/Security Certification
  • Knowledge of Basic Safety, EMC, and RF compliance 
  • Familiarity with environmental compliance

 

  • 6+ years of hardware compliance experience
    • Working with cross-functional teams from product development to post-launch improvements
      • Setting design/performance criteria to meet standards
      • Discussing non-compliances during an evaluation
      • Drafting and reviewing customer facing documentation
    • Working with test labs through product launch and product improvement
      • Test lab selection and quote negotiation
      • Disagreements with test labs over test results or interpretations
      • Limiting lab control to facilitate product changes
  • Soft skills
    • Organizational skills, balancing, prioritizing, and communicating on multiple projects
    • No ego, willingness to educate team members on standard requirements to get buy-in 
    • Comfortable working in a collaborative environment with multiple different teams



What we’d love to see (but isn’t required)

  • Knowledge of product development process for consumer electronics
  • Experience creating and implementing compliance related processes
    • Formalize and standardize test plans for NPI launch, product updates
    • Assist in creation of SOPs for product and packaging markings
  • Experience with technical committees and working groups for standard development
  • Experience working at both a test lab and a manufacturer
  • Experience with Corporate Social Responsibility standards
  • Working with overseas factories / JDMs 
  • Working with legal, marketing, and safety teams to set compliance goals

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