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Senior Compliance Engineer

Peachtree City, Georgia; Atlanta, Georgia


Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting Division is looking for a Senior Compliance Engineer to join our Engineering team! This position can either be based at our Midtown ATL or Peachtree City, GA offices.

The Senior Compliance Engineer has a key support function for local and remote product development teams to identify and meet the compliance requirements for products designed by the project teams. This will include investigating compliance issues, analyzing and interpreting standards, defining and applying technical specifications to develop test requirements and define design requirements. This role coordinates activities a wide variety of internal groups including product teams, manufacturing sites, safety council, and labs providing exposure to multiple facets of the lighting division.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:
  • Work with a high level of accuracy and efficiency to support high volume of new product launches

  • Create requirements for compliance test plans and coordinate testing through internal compliance lab.

  • When testing requires external labs: quote, schedule, and coordinate deliverables.

  • Manage groups of projects and product categories simultaneously reporting to management on critical path, top project priorities, and develop project timelines when requested.

  • Develop rationale for testing requirements to satisfy safety requirements through UL, CSA, ETL, ESTAR, DLC or other compliance or energy efficiency program requirement.

  • Analyzes and interprets engineering requirements and components to support PDR (MTO) orders.

  • Analyzes and evaluates test data to include the recommendation and evaluation of design values, feasibility of product manufacture and sales potential.

  • Coordinates and implements product testing at internal and NRTL test labs to include follow-up submittals and product development to comply with safety standards and to satisfy product introduction dates.

  • Prepares and writes product procedures reflecting proper components and assembly so that field inspectors can identify approved parts and components.

  • Resolve variation notices from manufacturing sites to bring the product that has deviated back into compliance.

  • Develop and track metrics to measure project deliverables. Document cost reductions and/or cost avoidances.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.



Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of Engineering work experience

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered

Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience in Lighting, Lighting Control or Lighting-Related Industry

  • Experience with or exposure to product standards organization

  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience in compliance 

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to break down complex problems into manageable pieces

  • Strong drive for results
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • Well-developed and demonstrated interpersonal skills

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 071491