Principal Compliance Engineer
Swagelok - Solon, OH

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Position Summary: Plans and performs non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity, using precedence that are not fully applicable. Will take a strategic approach to evaluate the impact of and make recommendations on changes to processes and systems affected by product approvals or related laws that govern product safety and import. Manage product approvals portfolio and projects to renew or seek new product approvals. Will effectively communicate and work with all levels to inform, make recommendations, build consensus, and lead/execute cross-functional projects. Will use both technical product and quality systems knowledge to assess opportunities and conduct an impact analysis and make recommendations. Will utilize engineering technical skill and project management methods to complete assignments; will plan, direct, coordinate project activities and execute tasks as part of cross-functional projects.
Key Responsibilities: 
Will be regarded as a technical expert relative to product approvals, industries or regions. 
Provide technical assessments and recommendations on how to best comply with product approvals. 
Write standard work and provide training peers and the organization relative to compliance areas of expertise. 
Develop strategies and manage projects to gain product approvals and conformance for a variety of products. 
Design and develop departmental or organizational procedures to assure conformance, improve departmental efficiency and improve product or compliance quality. 
Manage key departmental projects directing the work of departmental and cross-functional resources. 
Assess business opportunities related to product compliance in cooperation with Customer Service and Distributors to drive good business decisions. 
Work with third party approval agencies and develop and maintain good business relationship with these agency contacts. 
Manage to a budget within area of responsibility 
Participate on external standards committees as needed. (some travel involved)

Position Requirements:
Education: BS degree in engineering plus appropriate continuous training. (MBA, PE License and Project Management Certificate (PMI) all a plus)
Experience: 7+ years of experience with some work in related field, such as Product Engineering or Quality Engineering.
Skills/Knowledge: Demonstrates the ability to complete complex projects thru cross-functional teams. Manages multiple projects simultaneously. Advanced problem solving and significant decision making abilities. Strong oral and written communication. Capable of building consensus at all levels and with team members. Strong computer and typical office software skills.
Critical Competencies:
Business Knowledge: Organizational Awareness, Financial Knowledge, Customer Focus
Communication: Building Consensus quickly, Participates actively in Team environments, Influence, Good Presentation skills, Knows how to and when to listen, able to write for all levels of communication
Interpersonal: Conflict Resolution, Approachability, Respect
Teamwork: Teamwork and Consensus building skills
Leadership: Strategic, Embraces Change, Flexibility, Integrity
Thinking: Decisive, Solutions Oriented, Cognitive Ability
Work Habits: Self-starting and motivated, highly organized with great time management skills,
Detail Orientation (must recognize the critical/important from less important quickly)

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Swagelok is a $2 billion, privately-held company. Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok Company is a global developer and provider...