Product Safety Engineer in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director -- Product Safety and Regulatory Compliance; primary duty is to assist in the coordination and execution of product safety related activities, including customer returns, product safety reviews and Hazard Analysis Reviews (HARs).
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

* Be able to evaluate information and render opinion as to the safety of a concept, design, or product.
* Advise Project Leaders, Engineers and Designers regarding safety requirements including tests and design constraints to minimize risk of injury and/or property damage.
* Communicate with external customer regarding product safety matters.
* Perform inspections and conduct failure analysis on returned products and summarize and report findings.
* Supervise product safety testing, including: preparation of test sample(s), execution of the test(s), test reporting and data analysis.
* Review and provide feedback for operator's manuals and on-product markings.
* Assist the Department Director in the execution of recalls.
* Be conversant with the latest OSHA requirements and industry safety standards, rules or regulations. Where requirements are unclear, assist in obtaining an interpretation from the appropriate authority.
 
Education and Experience Requirements:
 
* Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or technical equivalent
* 3 years experience handling product safety activities, preferably power tools, hand tools and/or consumer products.
* Possess strong verbal, written and organizational skills essential to professional communication.
* Show an emphasis on and adherence to schedule and attention to detail.
* Ability to travel both domestically and internationally, as necessary.
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