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Sr Compliance Engineer

Date: Apr 22, 2018

Location: Shenzhen, China, CN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 105427 

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​:  

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for identifying and completing worldwide Regulatory and Compliance reguirements. The selected employee will work with multiple internal functional teams (such as engineering, sourcing, operations, and others) as well as external customers, suppliers, and service providers/agencies (such as UL, FCC, CQC, MIC, VCCI) to insure that our products comply with, are certified to (where required), and maintain compliance with the appropriate domestic and international product standards and regulations.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the evaluation of new development projects in accordance with the worldwide directives and standards.  Works closely with engineers to provide technical advice regarding product safety, wireless, environmental, and EMC compliance issues.
  • Initiates and manages product submittals to Product Safety, EMC, wireless, and enviornmental authorities and agencies for evaluation, testing, and certification.  Works with engineering and third party agencies to identify and produce solutions to noncompliances.


  • Coordinates and hosts factory inspections and audits of our production facility together with Quality department.  Contributing in development of compliance related production procedures and testing.


  • Reviews components, products, and suppliers certifications and test reports to verify their validity and correctness to ensure all necessary requirements are met; provide recommendations and risk analysis for use in products and release to sales.


  • Conducts in-house product testing, supports factory audits and survelience activities related to product certification.


  • Assists suppliers and customers in understanding and obtaining necessary certifications and qualifications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in electronics or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience working in compliance and regulatory related position.
  • 2+ years of experience in a laboratory environment and working with test equipment or working with IEC60950 and IEC60065.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Understanding of regulatory process, including wireless, safety, CB-Scheme, LVD, EMCD, RED, NRTL, FCC/IC, CCC, SRRC, and others.
  • Ability to communicate precisely across cultural and global boundaries.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Sharepoint.
  • Fluency in written and oral English.



Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electronics or related discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of worldwide wireless requirements, testing, and certifications.
  • Experience working with remote teams.
  • Understanding of environmental requirements such as RoHS, REACH, Energy Star.
  • Experience with LabView and other laboratory automation and test software.


Required Work Traits/Competencies

  • Willing to take 100% ownership of assignments.
  • Willing to put in the necessary time and commitment to make projects successful.
  • Process focused with ability to identify and implement process improvements.
  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork spirit and ability to work in collaborative environment.
  • Extreme attention to detail and maintaining accurate records.
  • Ability to perform well in high pressure environment and confidenince to engage stakeholders with differing interpretations and perspectives. 
  • Must demonstrate character strength and personal integrity in all situations.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
  • Willingness to work in Shenzhen, PRC.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.



  • Ability to teach, train, and support other functional groupd on regulatory processes.
  • Ability to effectively present information to senior management and employees.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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