• Engineer

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    2018-8353
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

     

    The Appliances, HVAC, & Lighting - Retail Services division helps retailers and their suppliers to mitigate risks and deliver products that are safe, socially responsible and compliant with industry regulations and brand specifications. We provide compliance testing, analytical, physical, durability and quality testing, as well as prototype and production testing, root cause analysis, benchmarking, consumer usage analysis, and customized business solutions.

     

    UL is seeking an Engineer to join our Appliances Retail Services team in our new Atlanta, GA laboratory. Under general supervision, manages execution and timely completion of engineering projects by analyzing project scope and determining project specifications, establishing and completing test programs, examining samples, preparing reports for clients, and operating/maintaining test equipment to ensure proper evaluation.

    Responsibilities

    • Determines project scope, develops a preliminary plan of investigation, and determines project specifications such as cost, time, and sample requirements by analyzing client input, available supplemental data, and product construction. Projects may include travel to conduct or witness tests at client sites.
    • Initiates communication with clients to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services. Follows up on contacts from clients. Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements. Acts to address client concerns and to resolve client issues.
    • Establishes appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements. Is familiar with applicable standards, company manuals and appropriate technical literature. Examines samples for compliance and notifies client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
    • Holds responsibility for defining test plan, ensuring report completion and accuracy, meeting of agreed deadlines, and managing project related activities.
    • Evaluates test performance and sample operation to properly evaluate test results. Directs, builds and/or adapts test setups and equipment based on test plans. Communicates with customers during setup and operation to ensure proper evaluation. Records and explains test results and completes test report.
    • Operates and maintains test equipment appropriately to measure and test customer samples. Performs maintenance on designated test equipment and laboratory area. May perform complex calibration of test equipment.
    • Assists in developing special test methods and test equipment. Analyzes test program for adequacy and sequence. Provides suggestions for new equipment, processes, and forms to improve accuracy.

    Qualifications

    • University Degree in Engineering/Technology from an ABET accredited program. Electrical or Mechanical Degree preferred.
    • One to two years of Quality Engineering or failure analysis experience strongly preferred
    • Strong verbal and written communication, and ability to interface with clients in a professional and effective manner
    • Self-starter, quick learner, and able to act as a mentor to others

    Grow and Achieve. Growth and development are part of our DNA. Our working environment is a launch pad for our employees to excel. Your growth will be supported with targeted development, rewards and recognition programs, so that you can maximize your potential.

     

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without sponsorship both now and in the future.

    Applicants must be able to relocate without financial assistance.

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