Engineering, Manufacturing and Production, Sports and Recreation
4 Year Degree
Summary: The Quality Control & Compliance position is responsible for refining technical aspects of product development, organizing quality assurance and managing product line compliance with product safety standards. Works with development & sales team to help cultivate product vision and ensure success in technical, functional, and administrative avenues. Works under close direction handling increasingly complex issues while developing a track record of success in quality control, development and compliance.
Primary Responsibilities: • Ensure effective technical design of new products • Research and advise development team on applicable regulations/ requirements • Organize product analysis and testing to meet regulations/ requirements • Develop & maintain specification sheets by product and range • Asian manufacturing sourcing and travel • Refine finish-stage product development • Coordinate with factories to initiate production • Work closely with factories and associates to organize quality assurance • Act as an internal liaison between development, administration and marketing teams • Conduct periodic product analysis and work with team to revise as needed • Assemble and maintain technical files and records as required by regulatory agencies • Publish and update compliance certificates • Create technical product & mooring diagrams • Oversee Third-Party Certification of products • Assist dealers, distributors and end-users with technical & compliance issues • Pursue and document copyright, patent and IP violations in the marketplace • Manage and develop product Owner’s Manuals • Help develop and refine new products in a team environment
Position: • Fun, active, growing company in outdoor/ watersports industry. Global distribution. • Lifestyle-focused area perfect for outdoor sports enthusiast • Solid growth potential • Full-time, salary + benefits. Compensation DOE
Some perks you can qualify for: • Great deals on gear. • A fun and energetic work environment that allows for a lot of professional and personal growth. • World class outdoor recreation just minutes away. • Generous paid vacation and holidays. • Employer paid medical insurance
Experience / Attributes: • Bachelor’s degree or higher expected • Education in mechanical engineering or other related technical field • Minimum 3 - 5 years of work experience in engineering, industrial design, and/or compliance • Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented • Proficiency in Adobe Suite • Strong analytical skills are necessary • Excellent written & verbal communication required • Self-motivated, team-oriented personality essential
North Sports/Aquaglide is a manufacturer and distributor of premium inflatable kayaks, stand up paddle boards and other water sports equipment. We are located in the heart of the Columbia Gorge in White Salmon, WA. We are surrounded by world class outdoor recreation in every direction. Kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, windsurfing, stand up paddleboarding, kiteboarding, and more. If you've been ...dreaming of working in the outdoor adventure sports industry, and want to live in an amazing place, send us your resume.