Intertek Sr. Consulting Engineer -HAE/ICT GMA and Regulatory, Remote, United States in United States

June 10, 2024

Job Description

Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions to many of the top recognized brands and companies is actively seeking a Senior Consulting Engineer – HAE/ICT GMA and Regulatory to join our Electrical team. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in facilitating international trade and regulatory product testing.

We go beyond Testing, Inspection and Certification of products: we are a Total Quality Assurance Provider to industries worldwide. Intertek is continually innovating and evolving to reduce risk for consumers, brands, and organizations in every sector around the world. Our purpose: Bringing quality, safety, and sustainability to life.

Intertek’s Electrical team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification for a variety of electric products, including appliances, consumer electronics, lighting, medical devices, information communications technology, HVACR, industrial, and energy transmission and distribution. Our dedicated professionals help ensure the quality, safety, and sustainability of electrical products used by people throughout the world.

What are we looking for?

The Senior Consulting Engineer – HAE/ICT GMA and Regulatory position has developed a specialization within a specific domain of expertise. Will be responsible for the completion of a part of a project or activities for which he/she leads a small team. A senior consultant is more client-facing and will be responsible for driving sales activities to generate additional business.

Salary & Benefits Information

The base wage or salary range for this position is $140K – $150K . Individual compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate including skill set, experience, qualifications, and other job-related reasons.

In addition to competitive compensation packages, Intertek employees are eligible for a variety of benefits including paid holidays. When working with Intertek, you can expect a benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, generous vacation / sick time (PTO), tuition reimbursement and more.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage and direct consulting staff.

  • Mentor and develop staff by setting appropriate goals and objectives.

  • Attend technical trade or association meetings.

  • Independently conduct on and off-site evaluation to customer specific requirements. Including but not limited to:

  • Research, read and determine applicability of national codes and standards.

  • Read and understand schematics and manufacturing instructions.

  • Validate the project scope and sample applicability.

  • Under scope of the project, identify required testing and develop test plans.

  • Identify and document simple repairs/corrections on EUT as needed.

  • Conduct thorough design review and document results.

  • Supply information for quotes such as length of project, resources and samples required, and standards that will be used.

  • Provide more specialized “expertise” in one product category, i.e., become subject matter expert, or obtain and maintain advanced product knowledge.

  • Coordinate and lead client meetings/discussions.

  • Provide sales support for any and all product requirements including direct customer presentations.

  • Management of subcontracted work.

  • Communicate project status and test results to client, sales personnel, and management throughout project. Provide on-going support to clients as needed.

  • Identify project needs and sample deliveries for effective resource planning and meeting of client’s expectations.

  • Play a variety of roles depending on projects, such as a technical and scientific reference or organizing and managing tasks

  • Delegate tasks to other team members to make sure the project is completed on a timely basis

  • Provide the support during the duration of projects to ensure the needs of the organization are met

  • Perform technical assessments and analysis of specifications of projects and implement necessary solutions  Work closely with customers to gain an understanding of needs

  • Perform other work as required

This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

  • 7+ years directly related ICT, RF and Wireless Communications Industry and/or Hardware Engineering.

  • Hands on testing experience for EMC/EMI/RF regulatory compliance including FCC/ISED, supporting applications like BT, WLAN/Wi-Fi, NFC, 802.11, LTE.

  • Demonstrated Experience in leading cross functional technical and business discussions with both internal and external clients.

  • Ability to travel domestically & internationally, approximately 25% of the time.

  • Experience with Regulatory Requirements and International Approval Processes (GMA)

  • Experience in working in a regulatory and product development engineering capacity.

  • Experience working in the RF/Wireless, ICT, Appliance, Electronics in product regulatory and/or product development capacities.

  • Experience with UL and IEC standards to demonstrate NRTL, CE, CB marking and other regulatory compliance schemes.

  • Knowledge and experience in industries such as ICT/Consumer Electronics Commercialization (go to market)

  • Experience dealing with Standards writing committees, AHJ’s with respect to new and unusual products, regulations.

  • Experience leading regulatory wireless enterprise expansions internationally: North America, LATAM, EU, EMEA, APAC, Greater China

  • Experience with managing the optimization of hardware certifications for large volume country launches, in-country alternatives, various supply chain models, and complex regulatory compliance barriers.

  • Experience with training and development of staff in wireless and information communication technology products related to regulatory compliance approvals, technical standard requirements, and strategic access operations.

  • Direct working experience with regulatory requirements and certification processes for wireless devices including FCC, ISED, CE Directives including RED, and target country certification schemes with conformity procedures.

  • Direct working experience with wireless and information communication systems such as Bluetooth, 802.11xx, NFC, and similar.

  • Clear Understanding of the overall Product Development / Product Delivery/NPI cross-functional integration process @ an OEM level.

  • This is a remote position; however, applicants must reside in and be able to legally work in the United States.

Preferred Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree preferred, advanced degree desired.

Intertek Total Quality Assured

Intertek is a world leader in the Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. With passion, pace, and precision we work to exceed our customers’ expectations, while engaging with our employees to be 10X in their performance and professional growth.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, certain positions may be required to pass a pre-employment drug test based on the type of work that will be performed.

We Value Diversity

Intertek’s network of phenomenal people are our greatest assets, and the diversity they bring fuels our success. Intertek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email [email protected] or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.



*Intertek does not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies and will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


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