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Product Safety Manager - Stanley Access Technologies

Company: Allegion
Location: Farmington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security
At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.
Product Safety Manager, Stanley Access Technologies - Farmington, CT
Stanley Access Technologies is recognized as an industry leader in the manufacturing, installation, and servicing of automatic doors. Our growing product and service offerings have driven significant growth for our service business. Join our world class team of diligent problem solvers, innovators, fresh thinkers, and communicators who excite and inspire others.
Product Safety Manager
Stanley Access Technologies, part of the Allegion family of brands, is looking for a passionate Product Safety Manager to work as part of a highly engaged small team within a global organization of 12,000+ employees, representing 30+ brands (including Stanley Access Technologies, Schlage, Von Duprin and LCN) focused on safety, security and access management. You'll work on solutions that will enable seamless access and help keep you and your loved ones safe and secure where they work, live and thrive.
What You Will Do:

  • Gain detailed knowledge of products, product lines, product history and related subjects.

  • Provide direction in matters related to product safety, proactively promoting product safety and champion required corrective actions.

  • Assist defense counsel and claims/litigation staff including preparation of discovery responses, expert opinion reports, depositions and trial testimony.

  • Perform and document installed product site inspections related to claims per AAADM (American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers) inspector certification training.

  • Research and analyze claims and product safety matters. Advise product liability counsel on potential product safety issues.

  • Assist defense counsel in providing required documentation of product design, manufacture, testing, and company history as requested.

  • Focus on safety, certification and compliance of new and existing products to applicable standards.

  • Maintain certified products through support of internal/external audits relative to documented certification requirements.

  • Represent Company in industry trade groups, standards advisory committees and governmental regulatory agencies.

  • Review product manuals and on-product warnings for safety and code compliance.

  • Review marketing materials and claims from a product safety/truth in advertising perspective.

    What You Need to Succeed:

    • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, or in Mechanical Engineering with significant electrical engineering education and/or real world, practical electrical engineering experience.

    • 15+ years of experience in engineering design, development, testing, manufacturing automatic doors or similar/relatable products.

    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

    • Hands-on experience with electromechanical systems.

    • Experience with various sensor systems (e.g., microwave, infrared, vision-based, laser, etc).

    • Prior experience in a product liability position is a plus, including experience testifying as a product expert in product litigation trials is also preferred.

    • Education, training, and/or experience in materials, forensic product inspection, standards, and compliance agency certifications is a plus.

    • AAADM inspector certification is desirable.

    • Overall working knowledge of Company structure, organization, operations, and product line is preferred.

    • Willingness to travel as required, up to 25%. Position involves periodic travel as follows:

    • Travel to accident scenes, testing laboratories or other facilities to inspect product involved in claims or litigation.

    • Travel to give depositions, to assist in preparation for trial, or to testify at trial, hearings, alternative dispute resolutions, meetings, or forums.

    • Travel to represent Company at industry trade groups, standards advisory groups, governmental regulatory groups, or other groups as required.

      Why Work for Us?
      Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:

      • You're seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there's plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, "this is your business, run with it".

      • You're looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.

      • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

        What You'll Get from Us:

        • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you "be safe, be healthy".

        • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period

        • Tuition Reimbursement

        • Unlimited PTO

        • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work

        • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can "serve others, not yourself"

        • Opportunities to leverageyour unique strengths through CliftonStrengthstesting and coaching

          A pply Today!
          Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow's world a safer place!
          Not sure if your experience perfectly aligns with the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification and every single preferred qualification of a job posting. At Allegion, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every item in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role.
          We Celebrate Who We Are!
          Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team .
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