Sr. Inverter Product Safety Engineer

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Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: Littleton, Massachusetts, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Littleton

State: Massachusetts

 

Objective

Sr. Product Safety Engineer with focus on Inverters

Provide proactive assistance to clients by identifying and resolving Inverter Product Safety issues, along with providing timely and accurate test reports and information to both internal and external clients that meet or exceed their expectations.

Ø Major Roles & Responsibilities

Product Safety Technical Support

  • Responsible for providing technical support to operations team on a day-to-day basis, both hands-on and theoretically. 
  • Responsible to ensure technical training and team knowledge is consistent with division and service line policies, procedures and methods.
  • In conjunction stakeholders, identifies needs to increase scope.
  • Responsible for developing lab skills: 
    • Becoming expert in targeted standards
    • Identifying equipment needed to perform and ability to operate
    • Test plan creation
    • Completion of initial projects
    • Team training
  • Responsible for becoming the expert and developing other unused/new standards, ensuring lab has appropriate resources for each standard (see above): 
    • Team training
    • Develop test plans
    • Define operational equipment needs
  • Product evaluations as needed to support lab during busy times.
  • Provide technical support required to profitably grow the global business with region retailers and manufacturers. 
  • Instruct staff in new or revised test methods and standards, new technologies and use of new equipment and materials. Interpret technical information, problems and issues for staff as required, ensuring a clear understanding of their objectives and direction.
  • May act as technical reviewer for test reports.
  • Interact with other supervisors and managers, as needed,  holding on-going discussions regarding test methods and adherence to standards and quality in accordance with industry, association and internal Bureau Veritas requirements.

Monitors changes in region regulations or industry standards and works with others in the operations, service and business lines to update or develop new methodology to ensure compliance with regional regulations or industry standards.  Assist with the development of technical bulletins relating to product line topics in the region.

Technical Governance

  • Actively participate in regional and globally relevant industry, regulatory, and market associations that would benefit the region, global service line and division.
  • Maintain a high level of technical competence and understanding through continual reading and review of various publications and other sources of technical information, including associations, ultimately transferring information to staff on a daily basis.
  • Provide site contribution for the development and compliance of methods, directives, correlation, etc.
  • Monitor changes in regulations/compliance requirements and provide assessments and recommendations on future courses of action for the division and our clients.

Operations and Sales Support

  • Interact with site executive management, informing them of technical challenges, project status, problems, and other issues of importance.
  • In collaboration with stakeholders, make recommendations for investment related to the organization.
  • Monitor the work environment for safety hazards and promptly recommend or take actions to address any and all concerns in accordance with procedures.

Leadership

  • Play a leadership role along with Business Development for the identification and development of growth opportunities outside of current offerings with existing and new clients.
  • Participate in site-wide planning and development activities related to scope expansion and talent development and retention.
  • Provide strategic support with the positioning of the region’s lab capabilities relative to changing market needs.

Ø Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of Regulatory Compliance Testing for Electrical products per IEC, UL, CSA, IEEE, SEMI standards, such as: UL 9540(A), UL 1741, IEEE 1547 and IEEE 1547.1
  • Familiarity with UL 1998, UL 991, UL62109-1, UL 50 / UL 50E
  • Additionally knowledge of standards for energy storage system, EV charger, transformers and UPS is preferred.
  • Quality Management (knowledge of ISO 17025, ISO 17065) with involvement in Audits.
    • Leadership and motivational ability, as well the ability to be proactive in anticipating and dealing with opportunities and problems.
    • Financial prowess including operations budgeting, P&L management, capital project preparation, etc.  
    • Client interaction skills:  Demonstrated ability to work with customers, determine their requirements, secure additional business, define and assist in solving problems, and generally ensure their total satisfaction with BV.
    • Problem-solving skills including the ability to lead groups of diverse people through a problem-solving process.
    • The ability to organize and prioritize daily activities and workload in a resource constrained environment.
    • Effective oral and written communications skills including the ability to deliver presentations to in-house and client/vendor audiences
    • Strong skills as a lead engineer and ability to work well with peers.
    • Expert knowledge of Regulatory Compliance Testing for Product Safety concepts, processes, and equipment and the demonstrated ability to implement them.  Technical aptitude, the ability to quickly assimilate and assess new information and develop plans to capitalize or react to it.

Ø Experience and Educational Background Required for the Job

  • Bachelor's degree in Electric Engineering or related discipline
  • 5-10 years of industry-related experience
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing directly with customers

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