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Product Compliance Engineering Manager
PELLA IA 50219
Category: Manufacturing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89770884

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Product Compliance Engineering Manager
You're not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We're a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact - on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do MoreTM.

Job Summary

The Product Compliance Engineering Manager assures completion of all aspects of the compliance of Vermeer products in the United States and International markets, including the final determination of whether the product(s) meet the requirements for such market(s). This position identifies US and International regulations that Vermeer products need to meet, coordinates and oversees the creation and maintenance of sourcing, testing or other recordation of product or component adherence to applicable specifications or configuration, obtains and maintains applicable registrations and approvals, and provides documentation of product compliance to facilitate product sales.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Lead through the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors. Manage assigned team members in performance of their duties. Establish and monitor individual and team goals which are aligned with the organization's business strategies and objectives and ensure department is properly serving its internal and external customers and meeting defined expectations.

2. Evaluate and review machine designs (whole machine or components/features) from the standpoint of product compliance and create and oversee processes to prepare, store and maintain documentation relating to such product compliance.

3. Oversee the materials compliance program for the company. This includes REACH, RoHS, F-gases, and Conflict Minerals, as well as other regulated substances or materials of interest.

4. Oversee the company's engine (compression ignition and spark ignition) compliance programs in the US and internationally. Maintain agency or governmental registrations and manage the periodic reporting of engines used and flexibility credits to applicable agencies or governments.

5. Establish and implement internal product design guidelines for meeting US and international on-highway vehicle regulations.

6. Identify industry standards and in-house design considerations as they relate to compliance of Vermeer products with applicable US and International regulations. Oversee the establishment and maintenance of Product Compliance Considerations (PCC) incorporating such standards and design considerations for compliance of all Vermeer product lines in applicable markets.

Education and/or Experience

- B.S. in Engineering (Agricultural, Biological, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Materials Science, Mechanical, Mining, Nuclear, Operational, Petroleum).

- Minimum of 10 years' experience related to international product compliance; equivalent training and experience with strong emphasis on product compliance; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

- Minimum of 3 years' experience in effectively managing people, processes, and development projects.

Other Skills and Abilities

- Comprehensive knowledge and experience in international product compliance engineering.

- Ability to operate all Vermeer products.

- Ability to perform and think analytically under pressure.

- Demonstration of strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to formulate and articulate difficult and sometimes controversial rationale(s) for meeting compliance requirements.

- Ability to present to and persuade agency and governmental representatives regarding Company's product compliance efforts

- Ability to provide informative and professional assistance.

- Ability to produce accurate, professional and error-free documents in a timely manner and work with confidential information in an appropriate manner.


Up to 25% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won't just be making the right step for your career. You'll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You'll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We've held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.

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