Manager Safety and Compliance

Goldstone Partners   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 4 days ago

  by    Kimberly Lucas

Idea Planet is a rapidly growing privately-held company that has been creating remarkable brand experiences for the entertainment industry for twenty years. While the world has become more and more digital, and brands are delivered in sound bites, Idea Planet knows that nothing replaces real, tactile experiences. Based in Dallas, Texas our singular purpose is to create unique, custom products that connect with fans and collectors in a very personal way. We are expanding our operations, maturing as an organization and looking for some seasoned professionals to join us on this journey.

Our values: Innovation, Inspiration and Empathy

As a new member of our team, your ultimate goal is to execute all product safety guidelines globally for our vast array of products. You are a talented engineer with experience working in a global manufacturing organization – you're intellectually curious and a natural problem solver. Additionally, you are passionate about safety and compliance – after all, your reputation is on the line! If you are ready to take on a new challenge with an innovative company that is all about bringing engaging marketing solutions to life, let's talk.

Your values: Vision, Integrity, safety first

Here's SOME of what you'll be tackling

  • Globally executing all product safety guidelines including "0" age grade, ASTM and EN71 Building and executing a discipline of safety including training and thought leadership throughout the company
  • Managing cradle to grave compliance programs including SOPs and product specifications for all products
  • Ensuring products are in compliance with all children's product safety rules while meeting the client's objective
  • Continuously evaluating existing safety guidelines and procedures, making optimization recommendations
  • Contributing to the ideation process along with vetting ideas from a safety and compliance perspective
  • Presenting and actively engaging to education/inform your executive team

What you'll show us

  • BS degree in mechanical engineering, materials science or engineering science
  • 10+ years of safety and compliance experience for a global manufacturing organization – extra points for bilingual fluency
  • Respectful library of certifications that might include ERT, DABT and membership in SPE
  • Experience working with Chinese manufacturing on high volume short cycle projects – food safety experience is beneficial
  • Deep understanding of Toy Safety and Business compliance guidelines – ASTM and EN71
  • Advanced knowledge of CPSC "0" age grade guidelines
  • Strong presentation and communication skills – you can easily and effectively interact with C-Level audiences
  • Ability to think on your feet and switch priorities swiftly without breaking a sweat
  • Confidence to tackle challenges and difficult conversations head-on – managing globally isn't easy!

Our team members enjoy

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package
  • An opportunity to showcase your work with products you are proud of
  • A highly skilled team of professionals to hang out with


$80K - $100K