David W

Engineering Manager - 13 Years of Experience - Near 95014


Engineering Manager

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SUMMARY: * Prepare, execute, submit and follow through on international product certifications or approvals. * 30 years of hands-on experience in compliance submissions, approval, testing, global certifications. * Motivated with strong and detailed organizational, planning, schedule and personnel management skills. * Execute multiple approvals under schedule-sensitive conditions with no supervision to meet delivery timeline and within budget. * Able to work as a manager, or as an individual contributor and be a contributing and problem-solving participant of a team with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully under heavy deadline and project scope change conditions. * Adaptable to working in multiple/diverse cultural environment. * Familiar with providing certification leadership in driving for a big-picture solution with RF, Antenna, EE, PD, Operations, Legal, Sustaining, Sourcing, CM teams. 2013 - 2017 Senior Manager - Global HW Certification Lab126/Amazon 2007 - 2013 Manager - Global HW Certification Lab126/Amazon * Oversee certification efforts (regulatory, industry, environmental) for all Amazon's IoT devices since the initial launch of first e- reader. Devices includes Amazon Echo, FireTV, Fire Phone, e-readers, tablets, order buttons, * Gain global approvals for all NPI devices. Certs include FCC, IC, IDA, ACA, VCCI, ANATEL, CE, CCC/SRRC, NOM, ICASA. * Gain environmental compliance approvals and maintain device - and accessory-approvals database of WEEE, REACH, Prop65. * Gain industry certs approvals for all NPI devices. Certs include WiFi Alliance, BT-SiG, HDMI, CEC, PTCRB, IEEE1725. * Manage all global 3rd party testing labs in Asia and in US to achieve timely completion within development schedule. * Participate in early design reviews of and provide compliance input to Concept and Business Requirement Docs. * Influence early product design and senior management by providing potential certification changes received from the industry standards or certification bodies. * Evaluate existing and new Asia-based CM/ODM/JDM by conducting regulatory assessments. * Update internal regulatory SharePoint for cross-functional references/data. * Analyze and resolve any certification-related sustaining issues. * Assist Supply Chain to evaluate the lower-cost 2nd source components in timely fashion. * Review and sign off on EVT, DVT, PVT design releases. * Maintain excellent working relationships with key decision makers or players in approvals landscape, including international regulatory bodies, certification bodies, standards-based type approval agencies, testing laboratories. * Manage six full-time compliance engineers including performance appraisals, promotion, and career goals. 2004 - 2007 Global Compliance Manager palmOne Inc.