IBM Corporate Product Safety Program Manager in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of big data, cloud, social, and mobile. As the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, we at IBM are dedicated to every client’s success. Value innovation that matters – for our company and the world. We value trust and personal responsibility in all relationships. That is what it means to be an IBMer and this is just the place to develop your career.

Corporate Product Safety Program Manager Responsibilities:

  • Analyze products, solutions, materials, parts, and components for adherence to regulations, standards, and IBM's product safety requirements; Advise design and development teams accordingly

  • Investigate and determine the root cause of any incidents which may occur, working closely with legal counsel as necessary

  • Be responsible for establishing IBM's own product safety requirements

  • Monitor and influence product safety regulatory requirements, including activity in IT Trade Associations

  • Support IBM personnel located in countries is assigned regions in developing national processes for certification

You will regularly interact with:

  • Corporate Product Safety and Hardware Compliance Staff,

  • Regional country compliance leadership including country GM's,

  • Systems and Solutions design and compliance teams,

  • Corporate CEA staff,

  • Research, Third Party Laboratories, Industry Peers and consortia.

Preferred locations: RTP, Tuscon or Rochester

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (EE, ME, IE, Physics)

  • 8 years experience in Product Safety Professional (IT industry or 3rd Party Laboratory)

  • Deep experience with regulations and regulatory compliance practices affecting the electronics industry

  • Expertise with product safety standards and certification processes

  • Ability to independently investigate and determine the root cause of incidents

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Masters degree in Engineering field

  • Information Technology Equipment HW Product Design or Development Test and Support - 5 years

  • Familiarity with hazard based safety engineering

  • Experience with electronic product design and development

  • Experience with international product safety conformity assessment

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.