TAP’s Director of Product Safety & Product Compliance (“PSPC Director”) will be responsible for reviewing the design and manufacture of all TAP-branded product to ensure that all such product meets all applicable internal and external safety standards. TAP’s PSPC Director will also be responsible for ensuring that all TAP-branded complies with applicable regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to those imposed by The Safety Act, state vehicle-related laws, emission and environmental statutes, and various consumer protection statutes. TAP’s PSPC Director will be actively involved in the design process for new TAP-branded product and will advise on any safety and/or compliance risks associated with third-party product sold through TAP’s retail or wholesale channels. TAP’s PSPC will also manage any customer service campaigns or recalls, and will interface with various regulatory agencies, including NHTSA, EPA, and CARB on TAP’s behalf.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review design and manufacture of TAP-branded product against applicable safety criteria. • Review design and manufacture of TAP-branded product against applicable regulatory requirements (e.g., FMVSS). • Assess third-party product sold by TAP’s retail and wholesale channel to assess safety and or compliance risks. • Work with applicable regulatory agencies as needed. • Manage customer service campaigns or recalls. • Work with TAP engineering on product design to ensure safety and compliance. • Interface with TAP’s Legal Department on product-related legal matters as needed. • Assist TAP’s Category Management Department in assessing risk associated with proposed new product categories and vendors.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
• Education Minimum: B.A. / B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) • Education Preferred: MS (Mechanical Engineering) • Relevant Job Experience Minimum: 5 years’ experience in a similar role • Relevant Job Experience Preferred: 5 years’ experience in a similar role w/ >2 years’ being in the automotive industry and > 2 years’ experience working with NHTSA, EPA and/or CARB • Computer/software skills required: SolidWorks, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel • FMVSS compliance • NHTSA processes • Product recalls • EPA/CARB compliance • Prop 65 compliance • Engineering design
Internal Number: 2149
About Transamerican Auto Parts
For more than 50 years, Transamerican Auto Parts (“TAP”) has been an industry leader in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of off-road parts for Jeeps and light trucks. TAP has numerous entities serving various niches in the automotive aftermarket under its corporate umbrella. From 4 Wheel Parts to Transamerican Wholesale, TAP subsidiaries provide the best parts and services for the customer at the most competitive prices.
Since 1961, TAP has grown with the popularity of off-roading. The company began by supplying Jeep parts to local dealers and independent service centers that catered to 4×4 enthusiasts. The original company did not deal directly with the consumer at first, but as the company grew, so did its focus. In the ensuing decades, TAP established and acquired industry leading brands, including Pro Comp, Smittybilt, Rubicon Express, and G2 Axle & Gear. The company also launched Off-Road Adventures, a magazine for off-road enthusiasts.
TAP conducts business through a three-pronged sales, service, and manufacturing paradigm. The company supplements a robust mail-order system with 80 plus brick-and-mortar retail centers, staffed with experienced product and install...ation specialists. In addition to the retail initiative, TAP has accelerated its business with the e-commerce marketplace. Led by its flagship Websites 4WheelParts.com and 4WD.com, TAP’s 22 consumer-oriented sites have collectively grown beyond 2.6 million visitors each month. The TAP e-commerce network facilitates consumer sales, service, and support. TAP’s manufacturing system features a 100,000 square foot research and production facility that incorporates an in-house conceptualization, design, and implementation process. From the beginning, TAP has dedicated its resources to serving its customers, and to establishing itself as the premier supplier and distributor of high quality automotive parts.
To learn more about us, visit: www.4wheelparts.com http://transamericanautoparts.com
TAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.