Global Product Specifications Engineer
About usDorel Juvenile, a segment of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX:DII.B, DII.A) is a world class juvenile products company. Dorel Juvenile’s powerfully branded products include global juvenile brands Safety 1st, Quinny, Maxi-Cosi and Tiny Love, complemented by regional brands such as Cosco, Bébé Confort and Infanti. Dorel Industries Inc. has annual sales of US$2.6 billion and employs approximately 10,000 people in facilities located in twenty-five countries worldwide. We are continuously extending our leading market position and believe team spirit, personal drive, and accountability can make a real difference in achieving the sustainable growth essential to our future. We research, design, develop, and test our products in-house, giving employees opportunities to gain inter-departmental experience. Our aim is to introduce and grow talent at all levels of our organization. Our global organization and our international supplier and customer base, allow employees to collaborate with juvenile colleagues and partners from all over the world. Working at Dorel Juvenile means having a real impact on people’s lives. Come join our team…together we care about the precious lives of children.
Your missionDorel Juvenile is looking for a Global Product Specifications Engineer to join the team at our Design and Development Center in Foxboro, MA. In this global role, you will be responsible for all global product specifications across all categories and supporting new platform development.
Key responsibilitiesParticipant to all activities linked to Global Product Specifications for all product categories. Participate and monitor test methods & requirements throughout Product Requirement Committees in collaboration with product development team (product engineers, product integrity), regulatory group and labs. Define and explain rationales behind requirements and ensure all specifications are relevant throughout smart rationales. Coordinate with laboratories to validate the relevant test methods in front of the requirements. Gather regional specific requirements and make sure specific local ones are relevant. Collaborate with regulatory team to anticipate regulations and standards evolutions. Collaborate with team to define the “Pre-Filtering” criteria for sourced products. Define and deploy the relevant training to the teams when necessary. Capitalize experience from market returns, market issues and consumer complaints, integrated within product requirements. Integrate perceived Quality within Product Specifications. Run project audits to monitor the right implementation & achievement of Dorel requirements. Support benchmarking activities on competitor’s products.
Your profileBachelor’s Degree in a technical field, preferably engineering. ASQ certified Quality Engineer preferred. Must have 4+ years experience in the quality/engineering discipline in the consumer products industry. Knowledge of related ASTM standards desirable. Experience with regulatory requirements of other global regions is a plus. Must be a positive team player who can collaborate with vendors, testing laboratories and product development teams. Experience implementing and addressing regulatory requirements in a supplier quality or new product development environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience working with International business units with manufacturing located primarily in Asia. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Must be able to travel as needed to support project deliverables.
Are you ready to grow with us?The people behind our products and brands make Dorel an even stronger company. We are extending our leading market position and believe team spirit, personal drive and accountability can make a real difference in achieving sustainable growth. This is essential to our future. We invite you to grow with us!
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