NEW Job Opportunity - Senior Product Safety Engineer - Tektronix / Fortive - Beaverton, Oregon
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The Product Safety Engineer will join a small and focused team of compliance engineers dedicated to assuring and improving the compliance of new products and product enhancements to national and international compliance standards. The specific product safety compliance activities include: conducting safety reviews of designs; reviewing circuit board layouts and schematics, mechanical drawings and customer documentation, prototype construction; conducting and overseeing required safety testing; documenting the results; and preparing submittal files for third party certifications. Support new product design and sustain engineering activities worldwide, work with multiple functional groups within Tektronix, and act as the technical liaison for compliance issues on assigned new product development teams.
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the activities required to achieve regulatory compliance across multiple product lines and programs. The role involves working with multiple functional groups within Tektronix and is expected to become the technical liaison for compliance issues on assigned new product development teams. As such, this Product Safety Engineer will be responsible to communicate regularly with other members of the Compliance and Reliability groups in Beaverton, Oregon as well as to other design/manufacturing centers worldwide.
- Bachelor’s degree in scientific field, preferred EE or Physics
- At least 8 years’ experience working in product safety compliance.
- Experience with European Union’s “Low Voltage Directive” and the EN61010-1 standard, as well as the U.S. (UL-61010-1) and Canada (CSA C22.2#61010-1) variants
- Experience with safety assessment and evaluation of Test and Measurement products, including oscilloscopes and probes, and RF/signal analyzers
- Experience with safety reviews of prototype products, including reviews of schematics, drawings, and other technical documents
- Experience working with UL, CSA or other Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories for product listing.
- Experience participating in UL’s Data Acceptance Program or Canadian Standards Association’s Category program, and qualified for submitting test data under these programs
- Experience testing products; comfortable performing tests in a hazardous voltage/hazardous energy lab; capable of following testing procedures
- MS Office applications proficiency
- Excellent communications, spoken and written; proficient describing compliance requirements with technical and non-technical professionals
When you join Tektronix and Fortive, you will work in an extraordinary team, learning with and from great people, where diversity and inclusion is celebrated. You will have the opportunity to do work that makes a difference in the world. You will be trusted and empowered to contribute in meaningful ways with visibility and accountability. We are obsessed with our customers and have a commitment to transparency, unending learning and growth to accelerate progress and innovation. Join us for the excitement of a startup with a history of success! For You. For Us. For Growth.
Due to US Department of Commerce export control regulations governing technical data of Tektronix products, Tektronix needs to know the citizenship of all its employees. Note that US Citizenship is not required for most positions. Hired candidates will be asked to bring proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, green card, visa or similar) on their first day of work.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening, background/criminal check, and if applicable a motor vehicle record search and/or financial record check.
Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for other opportunities
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.
Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: www.fortive.com.
Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what’s possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day. Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs that are revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true potential at Tektronix – join us in revolutioneering a better tomorrow.
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