Boston, MA
Date Posted: December 21, 2017
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job Id: 8115

Job Description

Safety and Compliance Officer

  • Create and maintain a company Safety Program
  • Participate in ISO standards meetings 
  • Obtain and maintain product safety approvals
  • Represent company with regulators and compliance test labs
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of applicable standards
  • Conduct and maintain formal risk assessments
  • Lead the certification of all of our products to appropriate industry standards
  • Evaluate SIL/PL ratings for safety-critical software and electronics
  • Engineering go-to for factory safety inspections
  • Compile and maintain safety file/technical construction file consisting of test data, component certifications, engineering reports, biometric analysis, etc.
  • Prepare test plans for electrical, EMC and functional safety compliance verification
  • Evaluate hardware, software and electronic-based safety systems per US, Canadian, Cenelec, IEC and ISO standards and OSHA regulations
  • Manage foreign country safety approvals process
  • Obtain quotes, review invoices for test labs and agencies.
  • Develop ongoing safety-related tools needed to support sales cycles 
  • Engage with customers on a one-on-one basis to help them understand the safety standards, the safety of our products, and how to think about safety when deploying product
  • Present at industry conferences on safety 


Key Skills & Experience Required

  • BS in mechanical, electrical or quality engineering
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • 10+ years in product design, testing and agency approvals


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