Sr. Engineer, Laboratory - EMC
SGS North America Inc.

San Diego, California

Posted in Consultancy

Job Info

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

As the Senior Test Engineer with a strong background in RF/EMC testing, you will work within RF/ EMC department performing compliance testing and certifications.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Competently perform EMC and RF tests including operation of test equipment, calibration in accordance with Regulatory Standards and requirements
  • Conduct commercial emissions and immunity testing per the applicable requirements
  • Provide technical leadership for the lab
  • Check technical records, perform data analysis, and review laboratory reports.
  • Create client deliverables in the form of test reports, letter reports, and certification reports
  • Routine operation, maintenance, calibration, qualification, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Lead the development, writing, review, and validation of test methods, laboratory SOPs, and other department-level operating and quality documents
  • Lead investigation of, response to, and follow-up of client inquiries and complaints
  • Coordinate with laboratory engineers, technicians, and/or assistants on sample receiving, logging, pre-treatment, preparation, testing, and other tasks
  • Conduct multiple projects within tight deadlines
  • Collaborate with sales teams, account managers and interface with clients.
  • Train and mentor others
  • Implement globally harmonized methods from other SGS C&P laboratories.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required


  • Bachelor's in Engineeringor related STEM discipline
  • 4-7 years of relevant engineering testing experience
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering (Preferred)
  • Expert and hands-on knowledge of ANSI C63.10; ANSI C63.26; EN 300 328; EN 301 893; ETSI EN 301-489-1; EN/IEC 60601-1-2
  • Expert and demonstrable knowledge using test equipment such as EMI Receivers, Spectrum Analyzers, Anechoic Chambers, Antennas, etc.
  • Knowledge of compliance testing of products including but not limited to 2G/3G/4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth radios
  • Direct/Hands-on regulatory compliance experience is mandatory
  • Knowledge of EMC regulations, techniques laws, and accreditation standards for North America, Europe, etc. is required
  • High level of written and verbal English
  • Able to travel an average of 5% including travel outside the US
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good team spirit, and adaptability
  • Foster inter-departmental teamwork and be able to work across multiple cultures
  • Work independently and with limited supervision
  • Ability to maintain a service-oriented mindset
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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