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Approvals Engineer

Approvals Engineer

Approvals Engineer

Houston, TX

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Job Type

Approvals / Certification Engineer
Requisition ID: (22002873)
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Job Function: Engineering
Job Posting Date: Feb 11, 2022, 10:33:40 AM
If you are a Product Approvals or Certification Engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based at our Houston, Texas location, you will take the lead on certification and approvals for the portfolio of products produced at the Houston Gas Chromatograph factory and support the global Gas Analysis platform of products.
Rosemount Gas Analysis, including Gas Chromatographs, offers a comprehensive line of instruments, sensors and systems which are used in a wide array of applications found in remote areas and harsh climates, and in critical processing facilities, such as refineries, chemical plants, and power plants.
This critical role ensures that our product gains and maintains our compliance to US and International certifications and meet the various regulatory, safety, hazardous location, metrology, and EMC/EMI standards


  • Work with Engineering and Product Management to identify requirements for customer-specific approvals, reviewing standards and documentation as appropriate

  • Identify work required to gain approvals, including any gaps and/or unknowns in the product portfolio. Produce written reports and recommendations.

  • Support global sales teams with technical information to achieve targeted metrology, legal, and customer approvals for Gas Chromatograph product lines

  • Work directly with notified bodies to identify and clarify requirements for product and/or application approval, reviewing standards and documentation as appropriate.

  • Compile/develop documentation packages for approvals and manage the document approval cycle (transmittal dates, approval code, etc).

  • Own the Technical file for each product and responsible for following Emerson NPD and ECO processes to ensure data is valid and approved internally and externally

  • Manage internal/external approval testing, at NRTL’s and customer sites as required

  • Support factory audits

  • Manage relationship with Emerson Product Environmental Compliance team to ensure all products are ROHS and REACH compliant


You define issues and can map out a process for resolution.You evaluate pros and cons, risks and benefits of different solutions. You stay aligned with your goals and stay productive. You make new connections and build relationships in other areas and teams. You prepare for tough stands even if against the grain.


  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited Engineering program.
  • Experience in the design and/or certification of industrial products.
  • Knowledge of product safety standards (CE, UL, CSA, ATEX, and/or IECEx).
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related experience.
  • Highly organized with a demonstrable process and detailed oriented mindset.
  • The candidate should possess strong project management and communication skills.
  • Able to travel between 5-10% of the time, within the U.S. and Canada.
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program is desirable.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in the design and/or certification of industrial products used in hazardous locations for oil/gas industry.
  • Knowledge of metrological/pattern approval standards (OIML, GOST, PTB) is desirable.
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Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual and family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.
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This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson.
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
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