Product Safety and Compliance Engineer

Date: Feb 18, 2024

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs & Stratton

Position Description

As an Electrification Product Compliance Engineer, your goal is to work with international industry and government organizations to understand and help shape regulatory standards in addition to working with development teams to translate regulatory requirements into actionable product goals. The role offers the opportunity to be heavily involved in research, investigation while working independently. Examples of Briggs & Stratton products under the responsibility of this role include: 1.5kWh to 10kWh Lithium battery packs, electrified ride-on lawnmowers, and many more.

You will do this by:

Supporting all product safety matters involving electrified systems/products at Briggs & Stratton. Plan and perform a variety of moderately complex product compliance assignments to promote the safe and compliant use of products; ensure compliance with government standards and adoption of industry standards. Ensure products have been reviewed, tested, and assessed against compliance with federal, state, and International standards; and/or product safety best practices. Evaluates progress and results of projects. Recommend changes in design, procedures, or objectives as necessary.

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. 


You are the kind of person who is/has:

  • Fundamental knowledge of regulations, industry standards, and product compliance Familiarity with the design, control, and incorporation of compliance strategies.
  • Experience with electrification and/or EV development.
  • Fundamental knowledge of outdoor power equipment .
  • Strong planning, organizational, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
  • Ability to manage multiple compliance projects at the same time.


Job Skills Requirements

  • Perform regulatory reviews during design and prior to production to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and standards (UL2271, EN60335, EN62841, UN38.3, Etc.)
  • Support the development of strategies and risk assessments to meet compliance standards, regulations, product safety, and functional safety
  • Support the End of Life strategy for battery and electrical equipment
  • Review and integrate messages and content in label design, communication reviews, technical publications, marketing displays, and operating manuals
  • Give compliance direction to project teams based upon research of global compliance standards and regulations
  • Participate in the development of standards and recommends changes as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Education; 
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Experience Requirements
    • Minimum of five years of experience in a related field preferred
    • Experience with functional safety (e.g. EN60730, IEC 61508, or ISO 13849) is a plus


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of experience in a related field preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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