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IDEX Regulatory and Compliance Engineer in Benton Harbor, Michigan

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POSITION TITLE : Regulatory and Compliance Engineer

REPORTING TO: VP of Engineering

LOCATION: Benton Harbor, MI

Who is GAST Manufacturing?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, GAST Manufacturing has a long history of being the leader in design and manufacturing of quality air-moving products. We specialize in offering cost effective solutions for a wide variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, healthcare, and environmental cleanup applications. We are looking to add more talent to our team.

Scope of Role: The Regulatory and Compliance Engineer is responsible for managing, coordinating, and maintaining all regulatory, compliance and product safety issues applicable to Gast Manufacturing processes and products. The person in this role will accomplish this through agency submittals, continuing education programs, interpretation and training on compliance requirements. The individual in this position will be responsible for recommending strategies and ensuring all corporate procedures, processes, and products are in conformance with standards and regulatory requirements applicable to Gast Manufacturing products and markets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Works with Sales and Marketing to determine regulatory/compliance requirements for new product studies

  • Supports the New Product Development team by participating as a design team member

  • Participates in product design reviews as required

  • Responsible for procedure to comply product at completion of regulatory agency testing

  • Develops strong rapport with agency personnel through Gast product education and onsite training

  • Submits, expedites, and follows up with all regulatory projects and submittals. Owns regulatory approval process for all projects.

  • Responsible for updating all standards, unit obsolescence, model updates, addendum’s, and providing correct information for agency reports and Gast literature

  • Coordinates, tracks and maintains certification of Gast internal regulatory lab(s) and all test results

  • Ensures all internal and external customers’ regulatory and compliance requests are answered in a timely, accurate, and professional manner

  • Coordinates interpretation of international standards and compliance issues with Gast UK and other global locations

  • Notifies customers of regulatory and compliance changes to Gast products

  • Conducts regulatory and compliance orientation for new employees

  • Responsible for continuing educational training on regulatory and compliance issues for all Gast employees as applicable

  • Manages, collects, and maintains regulatory agency submittals, files, records, inspection reports, audit variances, directive checklists, and correspondences

  • Provides regulatory and compliance product liability support

  • Ensures information is organized and can be readily produced for customer requests or product liability purposes

  • Ensures all safety, compliance and regulatory issues are compiled in product operating and maintenance instructions for new and existing products

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS OR EQUIVALENCIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated work experience in a related field

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience with UL, CSA, CE evaluation, testing, and approval process working directly with agency engineers to approve products

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates experience and knowledge in the manufacturing and/or industrial industry.

  • Self-starter maintains high ethical standards.

  • Demonstrates ability to lead and work well in a team environment.

  • Possess strong project management, organizational, and prioritization skills

  • Exhibits commitment to continuous quality improvement

  • Experience with regulatory agencies, EU directives and compliance standards

  • Must be self-motivated, show initiative, anticipate and prevent issues by executing advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work well with customers and internal team members

  • Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints to meet strict deadlines

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask as needed.

  • Knowledge of AC, DC, BLDC motor design, manufacturing, and testing preferred

  • Domestic and International travel required 2-4 times per quarter to visit regulatory agencies, customers, and suppliers.

  • Ability to interpret, convey, and train on all regulatory and compliance requirements as they relate to Gast products and processes.

  • Knowledge of project cost estimating

  • Ability to operate computers and proficient in MSOffice applications.

  • Ability to read and write in English.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communications.

GAST Manufacturing, a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Gast

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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