Entry-Level Compliance Safety Engineer

Location:  Middleton, Wisconsin
Salary:  USD53562 - USD54562 per year

Division Information

Spectrum Home & Personal Care (HPC) Division participates on a Global basis in small electric appliances, shave/groom appliances and beauty appliances. Our well- known brands include George Foreman®, Black+Decker®, Farberware®, Breadman®, Juiceman®, Russell Hobbs® and Remington®. Our products appeal to consumer trends for healthy eating, stay-at-home cooking, creating today's new hair style and much more. We distinguish our product offerings from the competition by employing forward thinking, innovative technologies matched with a strong understanding of consumer needs to bring to market high quality, superior products that delight the end user.

Job Summary


This position will play a key role as a member of the quality systems department. Responsibilities include playing a key role on the Home Appliances business team. This position is located in Middleton, WI and interfaces with our PEC office in China. As a member of the Quality team, this individual will work with our Chinese suppliers to develop and manufacture quality electromechanical appliances.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities


  • Execute, lead, & manage all product safety reviews
  • Review all schematics, BOM’s and assembly drawings submitted by suppliers
  • Recommend test protocols for off-shore inspections as they relate to safety and compliance
  • Provide technical support for Project Engineering Teams in Middleton and the PEC
  • Provide input and recommendations to Quality Team to help resolve field quality issues
  • Review and approve artwork for product cartons and use and care manuals from the safety point of view
  • Support corrective action recommendations, process and product/design related
  • Support New Product Development team throughout entire product development process
  • Work with internal company personnel and suppliers to improve methods and streamline process and procedures
  • Develop recommendations for capital, operating and staffing budgets. Collaborate with other leaders in the development of a coordinated budget recommendation for Director approval. Provide fiscal oversight of allocated resources, assets and expenses. Make necessary decisions to adjust for variations in projected budget income caused by fluctuating volumes and other external factors.
  • Model the Spectrum Brands eight Core Capabilities to achieve service excellence, meet and exceed organizational objectives and support fiscal responsibility.



Education and Experience Profile


An equivalent combination of:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • NRTL safety testing understanding preferred


Required Skills


  • Understanding of ISO 9001 quality systems.
  • Proficiency with various communication tools.
  • Demonstrated excellent problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability managing projects and use of related project management software.
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing of electromechanical small appliances in China.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are fundamental.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%.


Work Environment


Working conditions are normal for an office environment.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



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