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Product Safety Engineer

Framingham, MA

You know the moment. It’s the first notes of that song you love, the intro to your favorite movie, or simply the sound of someone you love saying “hello.” It’s in these moments that sound matters most. 


At Bose, we believe sound is the most powerful force on earth. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving it for nearly 60 years. And we’re passionate down to our bones about making whatever you’re listening to a little more magical. 


The engineering team at Bose is a thriving, passionate, deeply skilled team of professionals from a broad range of disciplines and experiences, who share a common goal—to create products that provide transformative sound experiences.


You know the moment. It's the first notes of that song you love, the intro to your favorite movie, or simply the sound of someone you love saying "hello". It's in these moments that sound matters most. At Bose, we believe sound is the most powerful force on earth. We've dedicated ourselves to improving it for nearly 60 years. And we're passionate down to our bones about making whatever you're listening to a little more magical.


The Bose Product Safety Group is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented engineer with a background in International Product Safety certification to support design, testing, and Agency Safety certification submittals of Bose Consumer Audio/Video products.


Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction and support to engineering, manufacturing and worldwide sales organizations on issues related to product safety compliance on proposed new product, product in development and released products.
  • Work with Bose New Product and Contract Manufacturer teams to review design concepts, determine applicable certification requirements, applicable standards, construction requirements, and identify regulatory requirements for safety related components.
  • Identify and perform all required safety testing on prototype product to verify compliance to applicable Safety Standards before Agency submittals.
  • Interface with Safety Agencies, prepare all required documentation, schedule and perform all required witness testing and provide additional documentation to obtain Safety Certifications.
  • Review Certification reports generated by Safety Agencies for accuracy and make sure they are placed on the certification database.
  • Provide regulatory support required for product alternate constructions.
  • Work with suppliers, contractors, support staff and management to ensure that product safety is addressed for purchase for resale components and products.
  • Provide support to Manufacturing regarding resolving Agency Factory Inspection non-conformances.  
  • Keep current on changes to Worldwide standards, regulations and certification requirements and communicate how they may impact released and products in development. 
  • Develops and/or maintains internal safety specifications that apply to products in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Mentor and support internal and Contract Manufacturers safety and development engineers on safety requirements and International regulatory requirements.
  • Negotiate standard interpretations with Regulatory bodies.
  • Responsible for oversight of Contract Manufacturer pre-testing, critical component certifications, certification schedules and product certification.
  • Potential opportunity to develop into a supervisory role.


About You

Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical or Electrical disciplines is required.
  • 4-6 years of applicable work experience working for or dealing with International Safety Agencies such as UL, TUV, Intertek, SGS, or CQC is required.
  • Must be fluent with UL/IEC62368-1 or similar safety standards.
  • Familiarity with Lithium Battery (ex. UL2054, UL1642, IEC62133-2) standards and certification requirements a plus.
  • Experience with risk assessments (DFMEA, 8D) a plus.
  • Hands on familiarity with test equipment, oscilloscopes, DMM, etc., and ability to perform all necessary safety testing is preferred.
  • Must be proactive and able to work independently with the ability to manage and coordinate several projects in parallel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal skills required.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Must be fluent with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Fluency in English required, Chinese or Spanish a plus.


Our goal is to create an atmosphere where every candidate feels supported and empowered in the interviewing process. Diversity and inclusion are integral to our success, and we believe that providing reasonable accommodation is not only a legal obligation but also a fundamental aspect of our commitment to being an employer of choice.


Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.


If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


Our goal is to create an atmosphere where every candidate feels supported and empowered in the interviewing process. Diversity and inclusion are integral to our success, and we believe that providing reasonable accommodation is not only a legal obligation but also a fundamental aspect of our commitment to being an employer of choice. We recognize that individuals may have different needs and requirements based on their abilities, and we provide reasonable accommodations to ensure ideal conditions are met during the application process.


If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation, please send a note to [email protected]

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