The Product Compliance Engineering Manager creates programs and leads global projects to address product standards, certifications, and regulations including those required for electrical safety, management of hazardous substances in products, EMC performance, energy efficiency of products, and end-of-life responsibilities.
The Manager is also responsible for working with Rockwell Automation businesses to proactively develop strategies for new and existing products which ensure that Rockwell Automation products meet relevant product regulations and certification requirements.
Develops compliance programs and processes to ensure that Rockwell Automation products meet global requirements for safety certifications and environmental regulations.
Ensures that compliance activities are managed consistently by global team members in a repeatable and auditable way, including implementing and enforcing sales restrictions if regulatory requirements are not met.
Works with Global Product Standards & Regulations organization to monitor and analyze regulatory trends and positions and shares information with impacted business groups.
Works with Strategic Sourcing and Rockwell Automation suppliers to ensure that the supply chain is positioned and responsive to support RA compliance programs.
Provides supervision for team members in multiple locations, including recruiting, onboarding and people development. Identifies and develops high potential employees, technical talent and future leaders.
Leads and participates in project teams consisting of cross-functional personnel to address product design issues related to environmental regulations and product certifications. May be involved in compliance activities for projects of significant and strategic importance to the organization.
Leads strategic planning activities with RA BU's and other functional groups to provide guidance on global standards, regulations, and conformity assessment as necessary (i.e. Business Unit Strategy Reviews, Technology Roadmap development, and regional Logistics conferences).
Proactively manages relationships with BU leadership to support projects and understand upcoming needs, issues, gaps, etc. Provides updates to critical issues, upcoming requirements, etc. to BU engineering leads.
Responsible for influencing business groups to incorporate regulatory and certification requirements into product designs for both legacy and new products.
Builds strong relationships and partnerships across the company to leverage ideas, capabilities, and processes. Presents strategies to stakeholders and decision-makers to secure support for programs as necessary.
Responsible for overall budget for cost center, including certification agency fees. Responsible to make resource recommendations to accommodate future program needs to support new products and new requirements.
Develops, manage and distribute Key Process Indicators (KPI's) for projects, programs and the cost center and provide scorecards for upper management.
Supports RA customers (internal and external) with needs for product-level compliance information
Manages aggressive objectives in context of higher-level business goals / constraints.
Comprehends the needs and requirements of customers or business partners in order to bring strategic value to them. Promotes regulatory compliance and customer needs as the key drivers for business goals and initiatives.
EOE, M/F/Disabled Vet #LI-SW2
Internal Number: 2563391
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