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Product Safety / EMC Engineer

ID:  2580
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US

Organization & Role


If being part of a global team is something that excites you then this could be the position you have been looking for! Our Engineers thrive on a dynamic, 
customer-driven, global work environment. We succeed through teamwork.


Teradyne, has an immediate need for a Product Safety / EMC Engineer at our Corporate offices located in North Reading MA.




  • Support and assist Development & System Engineer(s) to drive overall product safety accountability within and across engineering teams. 
  • Interface with certification suppliers, competent bodies, & test labs as needed and drive all product safety/EMC testing requirements.
  • Insure compliance to all appropriate safety regulations and standards.
  • Integrate into engineering teams at all Teradyne sites. Develop relationships with technical leads and engineering managers across sites and platforms. (International travel may be required.)
  • Conduct product safety analysis from circuit level schematics/wiring diagrams to system level. Draw conclusions from analysis and make formal component to sub-assembly level safety recommendations to engineering teams.
  • Ensure continuing compliance on projects assigned by maintaining Test Reports and Constructional Data Forms (CDF) and by performing/contracting in house testing to support safety / EMC affecting design changes.
  • Ability to support and maintain Teradyne Product EMC Certification to current requirements by performing EMC testing and revising and maintaining Technical Construction Files (TCF).
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment for the purposes of conducting EMC and Product Safety testing for Radiated Emissions, Conducted Emissions, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), Radiated Field Immunity, Electrical Fast-Transient Burst, Lightning Surge, Conducted Immunity, Magnetic Fields, Voltage Dips and Interrupts, Flicker, Harmonics, Hi-Pot/Dielectric-Strength, Insulation Resistance, Ground-Bond, Earth-Continuity, Leakage/Touch Current, component temperature testing, input power ratings, and other electrical and mechanical tests – on DC/single-phase/3-phase products.
  • Maintain and manage lab facilities and equipment calibration.

Basic Qualifications & Skills



  • Experience: 5 years plus Product Safety and EMC compliance experience.
  • Results oriented and proven ability to work with all engineering disciplines and marketing/sales to drive Product Safety needs to closure. 
  • Basic understanding of ESD and EMC performance at the subassembly and system level a plus.
  • Needs to possess outstanding English communication ability (written, verbal, & presentation), team skills, and show a history of driving & closing actions.
  • Must have strong knowledge of Domestic and International Electrical Safety and EMC Standards/Regulations such as SEMI (S2), National Electrical Code(NFPA 70), and European Standards (EN61010, EN60204, EN61326).
  • Working knowledge of ATE (or highly integrated electrical equipment). Experience with automation safety for robotics and Cobots and/or driverless trucks a plus.
  • Must possess an ability to summarize actions and learnings into an output for updating recommended practices related to Product Safety compliance.
  • Understanding of the role of an engineering support group and the accountability to drive issues and resolve problems.
  • Strong basic computer and safety/EMC lab equipment and report writing skills 
  • Hands-on ability to perform Product Safety and EMC testing 
  • Ability to troubleshoot EMC test failures and diagnose and recommend design improvements.
  • Experience working in an ISO 17025 environment a plus.
  • Functional safety experience a plus.



Education: BS required, BSEE/BSME or equivalent – MSEE/MSME+ preferred.

Experience: 5 years plus Product Safety and EMC compliance experience.



Nearest Major Market: Boston

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