Hardware Product Safety Specialist at Fetch Robotics
San Jose, CA, US

Fetch Robotics is a leading provider of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR's) that is revolutionizing the logistics industry. We are a young start-up growing at an incredibly rapid pace and we're looking for talented and enthusiastic people who are comfortable with a large degree of ownership and able to take risks. 

A successful Hardware Product Safety Specialist candidate will have a deep understanding of regulatory compliance, with a special eye towards safety as it relates to Autonomous Robots. This person will be the Safety person at Fetch, with characteristics as follows: 

 

- Deep understanding of regulatory, compliance, including industry standards 

- Understands and works towards compliance to written specifications - Fully understands industry specifications such as ISO, ANSI, etc 

- Has experience in safety, preferably machine safety 

- Solid understanding of European requirements, with emphasis on CE mark certification

 - Should have working knowledge of QA, Reliability, Verification and Validation - Outspoken and willing to voice strong opinion, based on full knowledge of Fetch system 

- Has a system level understanding, ability to learn in detail full system (HW, SW, test, etc) 

- Should be able to understand at a system-level a complex product that contains mechanical, electrical, firmware, and software components 

 

Responsibilities 

 

• Acts as the subject matter expert in all things regulatory compliance, with a specific emphasis on safety 

• Attend Robotics Standards committee meetings, representing and promoting Fetch's interest 

• Hands on member of the Hardware team, supporting the needs of product development in multiple areas such as, but not limited to: release-to-manufacturing documentation, ECO control of parts and documents, test procedure creation and development, etc. 

• Interface with all disciplines within the company: Hardware, Software, QA, Marketing and Operations. 

• Leverage external resources such as compliance test labs and compliance specialists / consultants to successfully test and certify the efficacy of compliance testing of Fetch products 

• Work closely with the Hardware team to debug, troubleshoot, and document internal and field issues, with an emphasis on regulatory . safety compliance items 

• Project management support for internal Hardware projects, where needed 

• Documentation and document control support for transitioning products from Engineering to Production 

• Support QA testing as it relates to safety, such as testing compliance to standards, data and trend analysis, and failure mode analysis 

 

Qualifications 

 

• 4 year college degree, BSEE or BSME preferred. 

• Minimum 5 years experience working in Compliance / Regulatory environment 

• Minimum 4 years experience in a product development and/or manufacturing environment 

 

 

Nice to Haves 

 

• Startup experience 

• Robotics experience 

• EMC Compliance testing experience 

• NPI / Release-to-manufacturing experience 

• Document control experience