Location: Kohler, WI
KOHLER Power Systems, one of the largest power generator manufacturers in the world, has delivered energy solutions worldwide since 1920. KOHLER Power Systems offers power generation equipment for residential, industrial, mobile and marine applications as well as automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls and accessories. For more information about KOHLER Power Systems, please visit www.kohlerpower.com.
Under the direction of the Manager - Regulatory, Power Systems, the position will support the development of innovative products and assure current product compliance to federal, state, and local regulations. The Project Engineer - Standards and Regulations will provide technical support to the business through expertise of codes and standards related to products, and coordinate certification and compliance with Government and independent test agencies.
Act as Generator, ATS, and Switchgear Engineering interpreter and primary contact in obtaining and maintaining third-party listings with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), marine agencies, and other foreign and domestic code agencies.
Obtain product approvals and provide support for local regulations such as Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, City of Los Angeles, City of Chicago, Ontario, and other city, state, and country regulations.
Develop and maintain technical files to support global access to markets for product performance, environmental, and chemical regulations such as CE, RoHS, and REACH.
Maintain accurate files of codes, standards, laws, rules and other necessary documentation.
Provide clear and concise feedback and information relating to standard changes in a timely manner to key business decision makers.
Prioritize and administer product testing outside of Kohler capabilities at outside laboratories. Examples include high current, EMC, cold/hot ambient, vibration, and seismic testing.
Collaborate with Design Engineering and Marketing on New Product Development as a resource for codes and standards product and testing requirements.
Collaborate with Kohler Co. and Kohler Power Group Compliance team on global topics and alignment with best practices across the businesses.
Review and approve lab test results for third-party agency submittals. Maintain and submit product files for all Kohler Power Systems listed products.
Provide training on codes and standards to Design Engineering, Marketing, and other departments as needed.
Coordinate audits by third-party agencies required to achieve and maintain listings. Examples include UL Data Acceptance Program (DAP) and CSA Category Program for Certification (CPC).
Gain membership to standards organizations and agency technical committees to give a voice to the power systems industry.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related Engineering field from an ABET accredited engineering program is required.
3+ years of related work experience in standby, prime, and consumer generator business is preferred.
Familiarity with laws, standards, and procedures associated with UL, CSA, EPA, CARB, ISO, NFPA, marine agencies, and generator safety is preferred.
Experience with global product environmental regulations is also preferred.
We will consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this opportunity.
Why Work at Kohler Co.?
Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.
In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!
Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.
It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.