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Compliance Engineering Team Leader

Company: Garmin International, Inc.
Location: Olathe
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Garmin is seeking a Compliance Engineering Team Leader at our headquarters location in the Kansas City area. You will direct and coordinate activities of a Compliance Engineering team that is responsible for regulatory standards activities and product compliance approvals for all of Garmin's consumer products.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the role include:


  • Establish relationships in periodic meetings with segment leadership.
  • Understand new and re-certification requirements, coordinate and delegate as appropriate.
  • Assist Compliance Engineers with mitigation plans, obstacles, processes not being followed by internal partners.
  • Performance goal-setting, written evaluations, and coaching team members toward expected growth and progress.


  • Manage compliance-related requests from Sales, Business Development, Legal and Quality.
  • Develop and evaluate KPI's with Compliance Engineering Manager.
  • Achieve consistent implementation of new and existing processes across the department.
  • Manage feedback loops for quality of compliance test samples, pre-scan repeatability/correlation, etc.


  • Plan and execute compliance engineering projects as needed.
  • Assist manager with project load-leveling across the team.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


  • Lead compliance team members to ensure Garmin development teams' success in designing to meet worldwide Safety, EMC, wireless and radio regulations.
  • Ensure the team achieves expected compliance certifications in accordance with the product development plan, market requirements, and/or applicable regulations.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Optics or Physics from four-year college or university or equivalent education or experience
  • 10 years experience as a Compliance or Regulatory Approvals Engineer or Team Leader, performing duties similar to the essential functions of this job description
  • Experience in forming cross-functional teams to solve compliance issues
  • Broad experience in compliance engineering with standards such as: (SAR, UL, IEC, NOM, CSA, FCC, CISPR, Industry Canada, ETSI, ITU, JASO, SAE, ACMA, NZS, ANATEL, ICASA, SOLAS) and directives (RED, R&TTE, Battery, LVD, EMC, eMark, ELV, UN ECE and Recreational Craft)
  • Detail oriented, organized, with demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage technical human resources
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Office applications


  • Experience in working with regulatory and standards organizations
  • Experience in safety compliance testing of electronic products, including products using rechargeable Lithium batteries
  • Experience in writing compliance reports and declarations of conformity
  • Willingness to travel

Relocation assistance provided. Never been to Kansas City? Check out www.kc.org

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age or disability.

Keywords: Garmin International, Inc., Olathe , Compliance Engineering Team Leader, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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