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Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world’s manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 28,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.

We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that’s you we would love to have you join us!

Job Description

The Product Compliance Manager creates programs and leads global projects to address product standards, certifications, and regulations including those required for electrical safety, EMC performance, functional safety and wireless technologies

The Manager is also responsible for working with Rockwell Automation businesses to proactively develop strategies for new and existing products which ensure that Rockwell Automation products meet relevant product regulations and certification requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Functional

• Develops compliance programs and processes to ensure that Rockwell Automation products meet global requirements for safety certifications and cybersecurity regulations. Ensures that compliance activities are managed consistently by global team members in a repeatable and auditable way.
• Coordinates enterprise-wide projects which cross multiple business units to ensure compliance of RA products to new or changing requirements. May be involved in compliance activities for projects of high importance to the organization. Specific programs include Functional Safety, Marine, Drives certification and future programs like Cyber Security and Wireless.
• Systems thinking to operationalize complex portfolio of standards and regulatory requirements.
• Supports external customers by addressing requirements for product compliance information.

Leadership

• Provides supervision for team members, including onboarding and people development. Identifies and develops high potential employees, technical talent and future leaders for ISC and RA.
• Leads strategy development, business process development, and critical issue closure across technical disciplines for local organizational functions
• Leads enterprise-wide projects to ensure compliance of RA products to new or changing requirements. May be involved in compliance activities for projects of high importance to the organization.
• Provides over the horizon strategy for product level safety standards and regulations.

Interpersonal

• Proactively manages relationships with BU leadership to support projects and understand upcoming needs, issues, gaps, etc. Provides updates to critical issues, upcoming requirements, etc. to BU engineering leads.
• Responsible for influencing business groups to incorporate regulatory and certification requirements into product designs for both legacy and new products.
• Builds strong relationships and partnerships across the company to leverage ideas, capabilities, and processes. Unifying internal constituents around a common vision and goals, and teaming with others for enhanced outcomes.

Business

• Responsible for overall budget for cost center, including agency fees, to within 5% of forecasts.
• Leads strategic planning activities with RA BU’s and other functional groups to provide guidance on global standards, regulations, and conformity assessment as necessary (i.e. Business Unit Strategy Reviews, Technology Roadmap development, and regional Logistics conferences).
• Develops, manages and distributes Key Process Indicators (KPI’s) for projects, programs and the cost center and provide scorecards for upper management.
• Manages aggressive objectives in context of higher-level business goals / constraints.
• Comprehends the needs and requirements of customers or business partners in order to bring strategic value to them. Promoting regulatory compliance and customer needs as the key drivers for business goals and initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS :

Experience and Education:

• B. S. Degree in Electrical, Industrial or Computer Engineering or related technical field with knowledge in the application of basic engineering and manufacturing principles, theories, and techniques.
• 15+ years’ experience in Manufacturing/Development/Compliance Engineering Organization, preferably in an automotive/ electronics manufacturing organization.
• Demonstrated experience in delivering Product Certifications for complex industrial automation products sold globally.
• Proven experience in national and international EMC standards development
• Proven experience and results in driving change, preferably across multiple departments / organizations.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through all levels in the organization.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required.
• Demonstrated ability to frame and manage effectively a large quantity of ambiguous or complex work.
• Strong analytical, relational mapping and problem solving skills are required.
• Rockwell Automation will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. No sponsorship will be eligible for this role.

Travel:

• Willing to travel up to 10% (including international) for promotion and implementation of various initiatives and programs.

Desired Characteristics:

• 15+ years’ experience leading teams and developing employees strongly preferred.
• Master Black Belt, LSS certifications
• Cost center, major program or business management experience desired
• Experience in new product development, including utilizing the Rockwell Automation Common Product Development (CPD) Process as well as knowledge of SAP, is strongly preferred.
• Documented Technology development experience, including patents.
• Industry recognized standards expert, both Nationally and Internationally
• Masters Degree in engineering, business administration, operations or project management is a plus.
• Familiarity with Rockwell Automation products is a plus.

Benefits:

• Private Medical care,
• Sport Card,
• Group Insurance,
• Lunch Card,
• MyBenefit account,
• Christmas bonuses and Holiday bonuses,
• Other allowances.

We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted inEnglishare appreciated).

EEO Statement Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability:

“We believe that employee diversity is a key element of our common future. We provide opportunities for talent development and growth with the entire organization. We support equality by celebrating the individuality of every person, regardless of their origin and identity. We appreciate the unique cultural pattern and variety of experiences in each of us. We invite all who want to join and change the world of Our organization.

Expanding Human Possibility!”

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