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Sr Staff Engineer, Engineering Laboratory

Suwanee, GA
  • Posted: September 28, 2022
  • Full-Time
Company Description

SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.

Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

Job Description


The Senior Staff Engineer serves as the subject matter expert and primary technical contact domestically in the Electrical and Engineering (Connectivity) field. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for project reviews and project evaluations on Connectivity products. This role is focused technical management including participating on standard committees and business development with the sales teams. May lead a team.

Job Functions
  • Maintain (and develop where needed) "expertise" in domestic and global Connectivity standards and certification requirements related to RF / EMC testing; Serve as the primary technical contact domestically in the respective Connectivity product field.
  • May supervise and coordinate work of other Engineers for maximizing lab staff and equipment utilization and operational excellence in TAT and quality of service. Coordinates staff to ensure that they are adequately equipped to perform required tasks.
  • Work closely with the department team to ensure the following: compliance to all relevant quality system policies and procedures, and prompt response to client inquiries regarding order status, department workload, capabilities, and report content for jobs initiated by staff or team.
  • Assist higher-level management in safety initiatives and enforcement, calibration program, internal quality audits, preventative maintenance, KPI metrics, purchasing and any other projects as needed by the operations.
  • Coordinate development and implementation of internal audit and management review procedures and monitor compliance with internal company QA, trade or industry association or accreditation requirements.
  • Coordinate and confer with staff to resolve operating problems and deliverables.
  • Provide technical expertise to clients, sales, and operations staff of Connectivity product standards to applicable US and International EMC/RF standards ( i.e., ANSI C63.10, ANSI C63.26, EN 300 328, EN 301 893 and similar), FCC rules and regulations, Canada (ISED) RSS/ICES standards, and the Radio Equipment Directive.
  • Identify, set up and operate standard and advanced test instruments and equipment required for testing; analyze test data and generate test data sheets.
  • Review other engineer's projects, for qualified categories; Create client deliverables in the form of test reports, letter reports, and certification reports.
  • Communicate project status and test results to client, sales personnel, and management throughout projects. Provide on-going support to clients as needed.
  • Develop, write, review, and validate test methods, laboratory SOPs, and other department-level operating, safety, and quality documents.
  • Assist lab operations for enhancing accreditation scope (such as ISO 17025, Guide 65).
  • Investigation on, response to, and follow-up of client inquiries and complaints. This includes responding to client requests for quotation of services (accurately identifying length of project, type and number of samples necessary, and standards that will be used).
  • Internal and external technical support to marketing, customer services and sales. Attend customer meetings and create SOPs for specific testing needs.
  • Coordinate, manage, and conduct multiple projects within tight deadlines.
  • Train and mentor junior engineers and technicians; develop training courses for junior engineers and technicians.
  • Develop new testing capabilities as required by approved business plans including research, specifying test equipment, and training of operations and sales.
  • Represent Company at Industry Association and Trade shows and promote Services for Connectivity.
  • Host Webinars, conferences.
  • Drive and Direct new Company initiatives for new services
  • Other projects and tasks assigned by company and supervisors.
  • Perform on- and off-site design reviews of Connectivity products to applicable US and International safety standards (i.e, ANSI, CSA, UL, IEC, IES).


Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's in Engineering
  • 10 years or combination equivalent relevant engineering experience and education
  • Must have: Expertise in US and International EMC/RF standards ( i.e., ANSI C63.10, ANSI C63.26, EN 300 328, EN 301 893 and similar), FCC rules and regulations, Canada (ISED) RSS/ICES standards, and the Radio Equipment Directive.

Additional Information

SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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620 Old Peachtree Road Northwest

Suwanee, GA
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