Associate Product Compliance Manager

Confidential Company  •  Arlington Heights, IL and Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17
Arlington Heights, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17

In this role as Product Compliance Assistant you will work closely with the Product Development and R&D Departments, and take ownership of their given responsibilities. There are many other components in addition to the responsibilities listed below:      

Responsibilities

  • Maintain 3rd party compliance manual, by working with Intertek Testing Services to keep the manual up-to-date
  • Communicate new/updated compliance regulations with all factories and product development staff to ensure products are meeting the most current regulations
  • Responsible for all factory communication, record collection related to product compliance
  • Maintain and create monthly certification reports for all children and adult products for all factories
  • Work closely with the Factory QA Team and Product Development Team to help provide additional direction and support in the overall testing and QC process.
  • Create and track all expenditures for testing items. Review and approve test quotations and proposals for all factories
  • Review test reports for passing results and general accuracy and communicate questions or concerns immediately to the factory or 3rd Party Testing Lab
  • Maintain special customer requirements and communications for all testing and standards beyond the company standards
  • Maintain monthly testing status for all items to insure all items are current and older items are purged.
  • Provide critical information for any customer QA or product development surveys as they are required
  • Assist Logistics department in collecting and reviewing all compliance information for specific retailers
  • Assist Product Development managers in collecting and reviewing all compliance information for international retailers.
  • Maintain and utilize large Excel spreadsheets which contain test report information, ensuring the data is current and complete
  • Conduct any related compliance or testing training for staff as required
  • Attend yearly seminars on testing and compliance as they relate to US and Canada regulations
  • Work closely with, and communicate effectively with multiple departments
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Ideal Qualifications

  • Project management experience
  • 5years background in testing, compliance or quality control environment.
  • The candidate can come from any type of manufactured products, --food, medical, pharma. housewares, hard goods, soft goods, building products that are manufactured and are subject to Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance.  
  • Proficient with MS Office software, specifically Excel
  • Highly organized with extreme attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize and a sense of urgency as required
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