Team Lead - Product Compliance
Kitchener, ON, CA
1d ago is looking for a Team Lead Product Compliance on our Product Management Team.

Reporting to the VP - Product Development, this role will work cross-functionally to serve as the subject matter expert on the StarTech.

com product portfolio across all regions. Examples include but are not limited to Regulatory CE, FCC, RCM , Safety UL, PSE, BSI , Efficiency MEPS / GEMS, NRCAN, etc.

Health and Environment RoHS, REACh, Prop 65 , Social Conflict Minerals , Trade, and Packaging.

This role will work closely with the legal team in understanding the legal framework (e.g. sanctions) for all countries, and is available as an in office role for someone in London, or with flexible work options for candidates located elsewhere in SW Ontario.

This position offers a competitive salary, bonus potential, and benefit package.

In this position you will :

  • Research, develop and maintain Legal Compliance requirements for the product portfolio across all regions and develop necessary documentation and reports to manage compliance across all products and regions
  • Maintain a clear understanding of local / regional regulations and communicate these regulations effectively to departments, employees, and external associations with varying priorities, including government contacts and trade associations
  • Provide leadership to the Product Compliance team in the execution of compliance strategy for all markets and products
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to the team and assist with the management of their day-to-day activities
  • Maintain accurate compliance data and status for each product in each market
  • Provide technical direction and execution on all compliance matters including educating cross-functional teams (Product Development, Product Management, Vendor Management, Supply Chain, Sales, etc.
  • as well as external vendor / suppliers resulting in full compliance

  • Facilitate design reviews and provide direction to product teams on achieving compliance
  • Understand customer requirements and provide appropriate documentation (i.e. Letter of Compliance and / or Declaration of Conformity) as well as regulatory expertise to internal and external customers
  • What you can show us :

  • 3-year Technical Diploma or University Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar area
  • Minimum of 5 years of International Regulatory Compliance experience in a testing lab or consumer electronics engineering development environment
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a supervisory / leadership role, and familiarity with coaching and engaging employees
  • Strong knowledge of global consumer electronics, EMC / EMI and Product Safety standards such as UL, FCC, CE etc. is a must
  • Understanding of environmental sustainability requirements such as RoHS, Reach, Energy efficiency etc. is preferred
  • Understanding of Wire and Cable product, Wireless and networking products, power supplies, computer hardware and accessories, and the required regulatory requirements is a strong plus
  • Advanced research skills, with the ability to review lengthy and complex documents and legal / technical jargon
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex legal and compliance regulations and impact analysis to key stakeholders
  • About Us Ltd. is a global manufacturer of hard-to-find parts and accessories that connect and enhance business technology.

    We make it easy for IT professionals around the globe to identify, find, get and use the parts they need to enable their business solutions.

    Founded in 1985 by entrepreneurs Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis, we’re a privately-owned company with our Corporate Office in London, Ontario, Canada.

    We continue with double digit year-over-year growth and operate in a number of countries worldwide, spanning North America, Europe and Asia.

    We will continue to expand our global footprint in the years to come. is a winner of the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its designation for eight consecutive years.

    We’ve also been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private US companies for 10 consecutive years and are on the Profit 500 list of fastest growing Canadian companies.

    Most recently we have been named by the London Chamber of Commerce as the winner of the 2019 Corporate Icon Award for our substantial long-

    term contribution to the economic progress of our community.

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