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Product Safety Compliance Specialist

Published: 2022-07-14
Department
R&D
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

Contact
Torben Hage
+45 48208218


Country
Denmark

A fast-growing world population means that the global food production will have to increase by 60% by 2050 to meet demand. FOSS is a world leading producer of innovative analytical solutions contributing to an improvement of food quality and reduction of food waste around the world. We contribute to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world.

The Job

As a Product Safety Compliance Specialist, you will become a key part of our highly skilled and motivated compliance team in R&D Excellence & Product Compliance. Each member has their own area of responsibility with the importance of communicating and coordinating across the whole FOSS organization. We cover among other things Product Safety Compliance, Chemical Compliance, Process Compliance, and Policy Management.

In order to ensure product safety compliance, you will be responsible for training and monitoring relevant legislation and global regulations and standards related to electronics and mechanics. Furthermore, contact with necessary authorities and test labs will also be part of your job.

The global FOSS organization will rely on your regulatory guidance and expertise, in close cooperation with our innovative R&D efforts, as well as our Production and Service areas.

Primary Tasks

  • Manage compliance programs in the organization (e.g., CE marking, CB-Schemes, FCC, etc.)
  • Assist in the process of making risk assessments according to EN ISO 12100
  • Work as a product compliance specialist to determine whether upcoming legislations apply to and affect existing products and production processes
  • Develop and oversee monitoring and control systems to prevent and handle violations of external regulations and internal policies
  • Keep up to date on relevant regulations and update procedures, reports etc. accordingly, and inform relevant stakeholders to prevent risks
  • Assess, advise, and train important stakeholders within product safety.

Professional Qualifications

To succeed in the role as a Product Safety Compliance Specialist you: 

  • hold a Bachelor or Master in Electronic Engineering, or similar
  • have at least 5 years of product safety experience (i.e., LVD, EMC and MD) as well as general product compliance
  • have experience in performing risk assessments according to EN ISO 12100
  • speak and write Danish and English fluently.

 It is an advantage if you have worked with different compliance schemes, e.g., CE-marking, CB-Schemes, FCC and similar and have worked with standards related to the safety requirements for electrical equipment and machinery.

Personal Skills

You are expected to be a confident and self-driven with passion to learn and develop. You know how to gain knowledge in relation to compliance requirements in general – and you like to seek such knowledge.

Having strong interpersonal and communication skills, both as a presenter and as a facilitator, you can engage with multiple stakeholders in a constructive and engaging approach and can explain and communicate technical requirements in an inclusive way.

You are a good organizer with excellent planning skills and know how to prioritize in a fast-changing environment.

Last but not least, you are a true team player with a proactive mindset and strong collaboration skills.

We Offer

We offer a challenging and diverse job with many opportunities to develop and grow in an international and innovative company, that is a world leader in its field. The ideal candidate will get the opportunity to either develop into a specialist role within product safety compliance or enhance their current expertise and expand knowledge and skills to other relevant adjacent compliance areas.

You will get the opportunity to work with highly skilled colleagues in strong teams and cross-functional projects across the globe. You will experience a friendly and open atmosphere and gain relevant work experience - where idea creation and innovation is prevalent throughout the organization.

Join Us

To apply for the job, please use the link below. Only applications sent through the link will be considered. When applying, please enclose both your cv and a short description of who you are and your motivation for this job.

We conduct interviews on a regular basis, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact Torben Hage on tohag@foss.dk.  

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.

FOSS

FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimizing production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimize the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs approximately 1,700 highly qualified people worldwide.

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