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Wireless EMC Test Engineer

Foxboro (Massachusetts), United States United States
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Job Description

Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Wireless EMC Engineer in our Foxboro MA location. 
Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.  
Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. 
What do you get to do in this position? 

 Primary Responsibilities

As the Technical Regulatory Expert you will use your comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of the wireless compliance landscape to support our development teams to obtain necessary global certifications.

In pursuit of this responsibility, you will:

  • Define product approval strategy
  • Interpret regulatory standards and advise engineering teams so they meet product requirements
  • Coordinate testing and obtain approval results with agencies
    • Conduct testing (for Compliance as well as for Pre-compliance) in our accredited test facility to either identify performance gaps & improvement opportunities or to substantiate compliance claims, as appropriate
    • Track data per department requirements and assist technical documentation personnel in completing technical reports
    • Manage testing at 3rd party test partners to complement our in-house testing
  • Serve as a liaison between development engineering and 3rd party agencies / Government bodies (such as FCC)
  • Identify and clarify any changes to the product necessary to assure compliance (including technical needs for the product, labels, technical / user documentation, etc.)
  • Keep abreast of changes and developments in relevant global testing standards and requirements

Additional Responsibilities may include, but shall not be limited to

  • Conduct environmental testing on =SE= products, including Thermal Shock, Vibration, HALT, Temperature Latitude, etc.
  • Participate in periodic audits by 3rd party accreditation agencies such as A2LA, UL, and others
  • Perform EMC and/or RF tests (FCC, CE, etc.) on =SE= products
  • Collect pretest information and provide client support regarding test procedures, specific standards, and troubleshooting
  • Specify system test apparatus and equipment for compliance testing and pre-compliance evaluations.




We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.  
This job might be for you if:


Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years working in Regulatory Compliance with specific in-depth experience in EMC Testing & Certification of Wireless Device Technologies.
  • Must be familiar with the following Standards and Directives:
  • EU EMC Directive

    EU RED Directive

    RSS 102 & 247

    ICES 003


    ANSI C63.10 & C63.4

    FCC Part 15 subpart C, 15.247 (Transmitter co-location, including filing methods)

    Bluetooth and WiFi applications and testing procedures including those for Human Exposure.

    Other global Wireless Certification requirements (WLAN, BT, 802.11, LTE, etc.)

  • Experience in direct hands-on EMC testing of electronic assemblies, sub-assemblies, and systems.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Proven ability to use EMC test equipment such as EMI receivers, Anechoic Chambers, Spectrum Analyzers, etc.

Helpful Experience

  • mmWave 5G experience is helpful
  • Knowledge of Electrical, Manufacturing, and Environmental regulations, such as UL, CE, IEC, SAA, FCC, RCM, RoHs, Reach, WEEE, NEMA, IP, etc.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental test equipment and procedures, such as Dielectrics, Environmental Chambers, Vibration Testing, HALT Chambers, etc.
  • Experience testing electronic devices that utilize communication protocols such as HART, Foundation Fieldbus, and similar.
  • LabView, C5, & TILE simulation software 


  • Demonstrated behavior that is consistent with the company’s values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social Responsibility.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills: ability to prioritize, identify root causes & take corrective actions
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Needs the ability to work both independently and in a team environment to address issues with limited direction from management.
  • Communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact
  • Recognized proactive team fostering behavior & passion to get on time results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k)+ match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers.  
We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.   
Let us learn about you! Apply today.  
You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.  
It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.  
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.  
Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  

Schedule: Full-time
Req: 006KW5
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