Product Integrity Engineer

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Job Title - Product Integrity Engineer

General Responsibilities:
The Product Integrity Engineer is a member of the Global Quality team and is responsible for communicating safety, reliability and quality requirements and confirming that these requirements are built into the product, as demonstrated through product verification and validation testing. This role is responsible to create Product Integrity test specifications for each platform and product line. In addition, the PI Engineer is responsible to be an advocate for the consumer and anticipate customer needs as well as monitor complaints from consumers through Evenflo ParentLink and retail customers, including web-sites and blogs. The PI Engineer is responsible to follow up on consumer quality issues, determine root cause and track corrective actions. Domestic and International travel may be required for this position.

Examples of Typical Activities:
Write test specifications
Conduct testing of new products
Interpret and approve test results
Investigate and determine root cause and implement corrective actions
Interact with retail customers and ParentLink and Product Claims groups
Ensure that new standards and changes are communicated to the Product Development Team.
Follow up on quality issues during product development and after product launch

Required Experience
BS in Engineering, ME preferred. Minimum 3-5 years of applicable experience in Quality Assurance or Product Development, or industry experience in a consumer products environment (juvenile products preferred). Experience to include compliance/validation activities.

Required Technical Competencies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Project Management Skills - ability to follow project plans and meet key milestones on time
Demonstrated understanding of Quality Planning Tools
Ability to write procedures and standards
General understanding of Engineering Design
Failure Analysis
Proficient in statistics

Desired Secondary Competencies
Understanding of Plastics and Injection Molding
Understanding of mechanics of materials

Required Behavioral Competencies
Building Strategic Working Relationships - Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
Continuous Learning - Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
Gaining Commitment - Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifies one's behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.
Initiating Action - Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive.
Work Standards - Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self imposes standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

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