Global Product Certification Engineer (HID1620)

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HID Global
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R&D Engineering

Global Product Certification Engineer

We have great customers, industry leading solutions, and agility across everything we do.

This position within HID Global reports into the Global Hardware Platforms team and is necessary to meet the sales growth of HID Global products worldwide and the increasing demands of global certifications.  We seek a skilled global certification regulatory engineer with extraordinary background and in depth understanding of obtaining global certifications (LVD, EMC, RED, RoHS, REACH) for new RFID/Controller/inventory monitoring devices and existing products.

We are excited for you to have an interest in applied electromagnetics and electromagnetic compatibility and a strong desire to understand regulatory compliance from a test, design and global certification point of view. You also must be a self-starter and while training will be available to meet the needs of the company; the ideal candidate must have established prior experience and have the confidence to ask questions as necessary.


Our Global Product Certification Engineer supports all of HID Global Businesses by:

  • The ability to influence the development of new or changed product designs.
  • Knowledge of the following regulatory standards is desirable:
  1. FCC Parts 2 &15  ETSI Radio Standards
  2. China Certification Russian Certification
  3. Korea Certification   Japan Certification
  4. Mexico Certification   Brazil Certification
  5. Malaysia Certifications     Indonesia Certification
  6. Morocco Certifications      India Radio & Safety Certifications
  7. UL 294   EN 62368
  8. (Other regional regularity and regional requirements may be required)
  • Previous experience within the Radio Equipment and Low Voltage Directives are required.
  • Experience/Ability to work in a matrixed org.


What we will love about your background:

  • Strong influencing, change management, and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.


Who you are as a Team Player:

  • The desire to be team player who will work with regulatory agencies, laboratories, the compliance team, management, marketing, customers, and engineering.
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Use clear communication to demonstrate product knowledge and articulate the importance factors to internal and external customers.
  • Customer interaction is necessary, primarily supporting with recommendation of integration and mitigation during qualification testing.  In addition, technical documents are provided to our customers and a clear communication experience is necessary.


Your Education and Experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or other Technical degree required.
  • 5 years of global regulatory certification and technical experience
  • Knowledge of standards and regional requirements is required.
  • Experience with lab test equipment including receivers, spectrum analyzers, generators, amplifiers and antennas.
  • A highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter with excellent organizational, communication, collaborative, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Must Process strong negotiation skills with an ability to effecticitively negotiate quality standards. 
  • Results Orientation


Our Work Environment

  • Must be legally eligible to work the country you are hired.
  • Must be available to work on site at the HID office located in Eden Prairie, MN or at the Cardiff or Basingstoke HID offlices located in the UK 
  • No relocation package is offered for this position.


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.