The Walt Disney Company Product Integrity Engineer in Pasadena, California

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

The Product Integrity Engineer will be responsible for providing consumer product safety and reliability engineering expertise and product safety consultation to all Disney Business units and their licensees.

Responsibilities : Product Development :

  • Perform safety/reliability product review for all assigned business units, assuring complete coverage: clearly communicate and document all concerns and potential problems.

  • Assign appropriate Product Guideline (PG) and special instructions for compliance testing.

  • Review Product packaging for language content/safety and regulatory issues.

  • Provide disposition of testing results and communicate same to affected parties clearly and in a timely manner.

  • Notify merchants and vendors of upcoming significant regulatory changes or Product Guideline revisions.

Process Management:

  • Track testing of assigned products, assuring that no negative schedule or cost impact is created by test delays attributable to Product Integrity or partner laboratories.

  • Communicate with testing laboratories and suppliers/licensees to ensure clarity of test requirements and appropriate testing is performed.

  • Maintain and update Disney Technical Product specifications, as required (Product Guidelines, Test Protocol, etc.)

  • Track Guest complaints and injuries to determine if trends justify changes to product designs or Disney testing requirements.

Business Partnerships:

  • Communicating internationally to buying teams on non-compliance and design considerations from a safety standpoint.

  • Provide vendor training on Product Integrity processes, regulations and design requirements

  • Support Guest Services and Risk Management teams to resolve Guest complaints and injuries

  • Maintain effective work relationships by partnering with assigned Disney Sourcing groups and Buyers, worldwide, to ensure a high quality and safe product is delivered within cost and on time

  • Act as a technical resource and safety consultant to Disney Sourcing Buying Groups, Buyers and licensees regarding appropriate statutory, regulatory, and Disney product safety requirements for specific types of merchandise

  • Provide education to Product/Brand Management, and other groups as needed on product safety regulations and trends in regulations, and standards for the global marketplace

  • Works with management to develop and maintain department’s standard operating procedures and technical databases

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 2 years in a manufacturing or quality control role as an Engineer.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Working knowledge of consumer product regulations in the US, Canada, EU is required.

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects at once.

  • Strong knowledge of how products are made. (e.g. how garments are sewn, how plastics are molded, or how metals are cast and forged).

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in the quality and/or manufacturing fields relating to consumer product manufacturing, quality control, quality assurance or research and development.

  • Knowledge of Japanese and Chinese regulations is desirable.

  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and SharePoint applications is desirable.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education :

  • Master's Degree

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 543371BR

Location: Pasadena,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)