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    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 Consumer Technology team is committed to the safety of consumer and commercial Hi-Tech products. These products include power supplies, small batteries, lasers, information technology equipment, audio/video equipment, vaping devices, and telecom type equipment.  Come and join our team to evaluate new and exciting Hi-Tech products to ensure they meet relevant safety requirements!




    Our team is customer-focused, team oriented and strives to ensure that products we evaluate are considered safe per the applicable safety requirements. As an engineer with our team, you will work directly with our customers to evaluate and certify their products. The evaluation requires direct communication to the customer on the requirements and status of projects as well as working with our team to ensure the project is completed successfully. A successful engineer at UL will have the ability to manage multiple projects, be customer focused, to be able to communicate effectively both internally and externally as well as have a drive to succeed. This is an opportunity for working on a newly established and exciting safety standard.


    The Engineer for the Consumer Technology team in Research Triangle Park, NC will play a vital role in the successful completion of customer projects.


    Job Responsibilities:

    The Engineer for the Consumer Technology industry will manage execution and timely completion of engineering projects by analyzing project scope and determining project specifications for our customers.  This person will also have the responsibility of establishing test programs for product investigations, analyzing test programs for adequacy and sequence and preparing reports for clients.

    • 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 UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements. Acts to address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and follow-up services.
    • 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 with UL requirements and notifies client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
    • Coordinates laboratory activities by preparing data sheets and instructions to technicians, scheduling and reviewing work of laboratory technicians and engineering assistants, and establishing completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management. May serve as Project Handler of record and/or Reviewer of record as assigned.
    • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepares Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.
    • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    This role is located in Research Triangle Park, NC and reports to the Operations Leader.


    To succeed in this role, you should:

    • Requirement: University Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, (Electrical preferred) from an ABET accredited program. No experience required.


    • Prior Customer facing experience
    • Experience with power supply design
    • Experience with product safety compliance
    • Experience with UL and IEC standards including CB Scheme requirements
    • Experience with UL/IEC 60950, UL/IEC 60065, UL/IEC 62368, IEC 60825, IEC 62471, UL/IEC 62133, UL 2054 or UL 1642

    Visa sponsorship not available for this position

    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. 


    If you like what you have read and you believe that you would be a good fit for this new role, we would like to hear from you.  





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