Product Compliance Engineer


Michigan City, Indiana, United States

Building the people that build the world.

With platforms in HVAC and Detection and Measurement, SPX Technologies builds innovative solutions that enable a safer, more efficient, sustainable world.  Through our RiSE talent development framework, we Reach, Identify, Strengthen, and Engage our employees to support them in their continued development.  We’re a global company of problem solvers, collaborators, and innovators, and our businesses build solutions that impact the world.




How you will make an Impact (Job Summary)

SPX is a diverse team of unique individuals who all make an impact. As Product Compliance Engineer you will have responsibility for the maintenance of performance and construction compliance documentation, and provide guidance to Engineering, Management, R&D, and Operations teams regarding Product Safety and Product Compliance requirements. 


What you can expect in this role (Job Responsibilities)

While each day brings new opportunities at SPX, your core responsibilities will be:

  1. Regulation Monitoring
  • Monitor changes to regulatory landscape and requirements
  • Keep up to date on building codes, performance, and construction standards that potentially affect The Company’s products and establish/recommend strategy to remain compliant.
  • Track, analyze, and report to management on industry trends and government rulemaking actions.


  1. Relationship Management
  • Act as lead in agency relationships
  • Responsible for agency correspondence including applications, audits, and renewals for certification and listing programs
  • Ensure accuracy of data in agency listings, certifications, standards, correspondence, contacts, and events.
  • Represent the Company as the official member or alternate for industry trade associations, standards, codes, and agency committees including but not limited to:   AHRI, ASHRAE, ASME, ASME CSD-1, CSA, DOE, EPA, NFGC, and UL.  
  • Collaborate within Product Engineering and external agencies to obtain interpretations on codes and standards when required


  1. Compliance
  • Develop compliance plans by researching, analysing, selecting, and applying product compliance engineering concepts, approaches, techniques, and criteria
  • Adapt and modify product compliance engineering options
  • Develop and evaluate new compliance methodologies; qualify vendors, components, and parts
  • Support Product Liability and Technical Services through current and historical compliance requirements and root cause analysis
  • Support company functions such as R&D, NPI, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Quality, and Manufacturing on ensuring product compliance and listing to relevant standards
  • Participate in product design reviews and project team meetings to ensure product compliance in all stages of programs
  • Train employees on proper procedures to comply with company and relevant external standards
  • Serve as Leader on New Product Teams and Sustaining Product Teams to maintain applicant safety agencies listing files and follow-up-service files



What we are looking for (Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education)

We each bring something to the table, and we are looking for someone who has:

Required Experience

  • 5+ years in Product Compliance, Product Engineering, or Quality Engineering
  • Excellent reasoning and analytical skills including the use of statistical tools
  • Ability to anticipate and define problems, collect data, establish facts, distinguish trends, and draw valid conclusions
  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple functions/sites to drive common solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel templates and data manipulation using functions and VBA
  • Demonstrated project management skills

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience is a plus
  • 2 years relevant experience as a liaison with trade associations/agencies
  • Knowledge of heating equipment testing and test procedures
  • Experience with database management (Access, SQL, etc..) is a plus


Education & Certifications

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or a technical discipline
  • Master's degree in Engineering is a plus
  • Professional certification from ASME, IEEE, SME, NSPE is a plus

Travel & Working Environment

  • Up to 15% travel
  • Opportunity for hybrid working arrangement (3 days onsite)
  • General office environment with occasional work in a lab environment.  Safety equipment may be necessary in the lab.


How we live our culture

Our culture is at the center of what we do and, more importantly, who we are.  Our core values set a standard for how we manage ourselves, and our Leadership Model sets the standard for how we engage with each other.  Whether you are an individual contributor or you lead a large team, each of us leads.  


What benefits do we offer?

We know that the well-being of our employees is integral. Our benefits include:

  • Generous and flexible paid time off including paid personal time off, caregiver, parental, and volunteer leave
  • Competitive health insurance plans and 401(k) match, with benefits starting day one
  • Competitive and performance-based compensation packages and bonus plans
  • Educational assistance, leadership development programs, and recognition programs  


Our commitment to embrace diversity to build a culture of inclusion

We value different backgrounds, experiences, and voices, and we are committed to challenging ourselves, openly communicating, and striving to improve every day.  We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has a voice and is encouraged to realize their fullest potential. 


We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

ABOUT Weil-Mclain®

Weil-Mclain® is a leading North American Brand of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings since 1881. The related companies have manufacturing facilities in Michigan City, Indiana and Eden, North Carolina, along with regional sales offices throughout the United States and an administrative office in Burr Ridge, Illinois. Building on a reputation of quality and innovation, we are committed to creating Simplified Solutions for our Complex World™.


What’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. Our benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.