The Compliance Manager provides oversight over global compliance and certification-related matters for Bullard products. This includes supervision over a compliance team that includes compliance specialists and lab technicians.
Develops compliance programs by interpreting standards and regulations, outlining design guidelines for engineering, maintaining documentation, and preventing and/or resolving compliance issues.
Serves as subject matter expert for agency standards, regulations, codes, and related requirements, determining the applicability of requirements as they relate to the company and products.
Provides supervision over direct reports within the compliance group.
Remains appraised of ongoing developments and modifications to standards that may affect the product line and communicates changes effectively to the company.
Manages the process for maintaining compliance to global standards and regulations for commercially available products.
Budgetary responsibilities for expenses related to compliance activities.
Provides recommendations and assists in the development of product enhancements to comply with multiple standards for multiple countries.
Primary liaison to domestic and international agencies as needed to achieve and maintain product compliance.
Primary liaison to product management, risk management, engineering, quality and manufacturing teams for product certification and associated activities.
Provides oversight over test equipment and related safety practices for the Bullard R&D Lab.
Ensure that compliance-related documentation is properly archived and maintained.
Identify and communicate compliance-related risks, support formal risk assessments, and drive related mitigation activities.
Minimal travel requirements including travel to the Cynthiana Manufacturing facility (<10%).
Other duties as required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field.
Master’s Degree in Engineer or related technical field (preferred)
Minimum of 5 years of successful global product compliance standards testing, achieving product certification and recertification with regulatory agencies such as UL, ETL, CSA, NIOSH or INSPEC required
Proven ability to develop and execute programs that achieve and maintain global product compliance in alignment with business objectives
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects, deliver communication and lead team to deliver results
Demonstrate strategic thinking in regard to internal and external customers to drive strategy to deliver on outcomes
Demonstrated expertise in communicating technical standards into clearly defined product requirements
Proven Global Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) standards expertise related to respiratory, fire services, head and face protection, EU regulations and directives or technical rescue services is a plus
Successful demonstration of team leadership capabilities in delivering global product laboratory testing results on new and existing products to maintain or be awarded global certification
Technical expertise in leading a team through a “hands-on” approach to testing with proven team member development
Bullard is a leading manufacturer of occupational health and safety equipment as well as thermal imaging devices. At Bullard, we are committed to excellence in the eyes of our customers, and we are proud that our products are widely known among users to be the “best in class.” The quality of our work helps determine whether a worker in a hazardous work environment goes home safely to his or her family each day. We do important work and we do it in a team-oriented environment. Bullard is privately held, so we have the luxury of thinking and planning beyond the next quarter's results. One of our competitive advantages is speed, and the pace of our work is therefore fast, challenging, and rewarding.
Bullard's headquarters is located in Cynthiana, Kentucky. In addition, Bullard has Sales, Manufacturing, and Product Development offices across the globe, including locations in Switzerland, Germany, and Singapore. Bullard’s primary manufacturing facility is located in Cynthiana, Kentucky, about 50 miles south of the Greater Cincinnati area. Bullard offers a competitive salary plus profit sharing, benefits including 401(k) with Company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and great colleagues. For more insight on Bullard, visit our website at www.bullard.com.