At a Glance
Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Component and Sustainability Engineer to join the Data Power & Control Team in Reno, NV. The Component and Sustainability Engineer will independently evaluate, test, and document components in accordance with Server Technology engineering standards. This position will provide proactive assistance to identify and resolve component sustainability issues along with providing timely and accurate test reports and information. The Component and Sustainability Engineer will have a background in electrical/electronic engineering to support component engineering and sustainability analysis of Server Technology’s products. The Component and Sustainability Engineer is expected to perform job duties quickly, efficiently and according to the established departmental and company policies, procedures and goals.
What Will You Do?
Perform in house laboratory evaluations of new and existing components.
Develop appropriate test procedures with Validation and Test department to ensure product compliance
Research new and alternate electrical components regarding function, availability, sustainability, and safety certification
Assist Engineering Services in generation of new component Specification and Source Control documentation
Maintain Approved Vendors List in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Perform or assist in coordinating the qualification testing of components, circuit designs, and products
Maintain Company’s environmental compliance database
Ensure product and component compliance to the Legrand Environmental Material Requirements (EMR)
Develop environmental and sustainability compliance reports to support internal and external customers
Manage engineering documentation in support of new product development in compliance with relevant policies and standards
Create reports for European WEEE (e-waste) program
Support execution of engineering changes, lifecycle changes, and document changes prior to component release
Perform environmental risk analysis of new designs to support Legrand Eco-Design program
Promote positive company relations by projecting a courteous, helpful attitude and assisting colleagues when appropriate.
Display original thinking and creativity; Meet challenges with resourcefulness; Generate suggestions for improving work; Develop innovative approaches and ideas.
Display willingness to make decisions; Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; Support and explain reasoning for decisions; Include appropriate people in decision-making process (specifically Department Managers); Make timely decisions.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University with emphasis in Electrical Engineering or comparable experience or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Previous experience providing engineering support for electronic components; previous experience with UL/CSA 60950 and EN 60950 standards for Information Technology a plus
AC power distribution knowledge a plus.
Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide information across multiple groups in the Company including Engineering, Marketing, and Sales.
Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.
Computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook/Access).
Proficient with Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management applications
Familiarity of ISO 9000 standards and audit process.
Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Use of Technology - Adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
Design - Proposes creative solutions; demonstrate attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Work environment is fast-paced and priorities can shift quickly. All employees are expected to go outside their primary responsibilities when required, and multi-task job duties on a regular basis. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers. For more information, visit legrand.com.
About Legrand North and Central America
Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us.
About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division
Legrand’s Data, Power & Control (DPC) division is a global provider of award winning technology and infrastructure products which serve the expanding requirements of today’s data centers and related ecosystems. Our innovative products are principally sold under the Starline, Raritan, Server Technology, US Safety Trolley, and Legrand brand names. As a leading provider of best in class overhead power supply system’s, intelligent PDUs, KVM switches, connectivity, cabinet and containment solutions, our goal is to support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design. For more information, visit raritan.com and servertech.com
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