PRODUCT COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
Location: Elmsford, New York
Reports To: VP of Creative & Product Management
Mission: Our mission is to create loyal Two’s fans forever. Delivering, as promised, a breadth of distinctive products with our signature style and exceptional value that inspires and nurtures the success of our customers.
Purpose: To ensure Two’s Company product is compliant with all applicable consumer product safety regulations and industry standards.
Scope: The Product Compliance Specialist evaluates and assesses all applicable Federal and State Consumer Products Safety regulations and partners with our internal teams to ensure that our products meet the regulations by working with testing laboratories, suppliers and XRF analysis.
Work with Product Managers to identify items and tests needed for new product development.
Test pre-production samples and communicate results and actions.
Submit and manage through completion all product testing with the third-party testing labs
Manage and update testing database and report on product testing status, timeline and results
Notify internal staff and factories if an item fails and suggest and monitor corrective actions.
Provide direction to design team for regulatory label artwork to ensure labeling compliance
Partner with quality assurance team on testing a sampling of each item received and report compliance prior to moving into inventory for order fulfillment.
Work with inventory management team to ensure that the products remain in compliance throughout their life cycle through subsequent retesting
Maintain regulatory compliance records and ensure that records are properly kept, traceable and meet appropriate testing and submission processes
Collect and file documentation of compliance from domestic and international suppliers
Handle all compliance documentation requests
Manage and communicate with various authorities, supporting submission or inquires towards final approval from the governmental or regulatory bodies
Create processes that ensure requirements related to product compliance on all product categories and packaging are executed accordingly
Participate in the implementation of internal procedures to ensure compliance. Assessing notification and labeling requirements.
Maintain compliance program SOP for internal reference and to ensure consistency of practice
Monitor and communicate internally and externally changes and updates in the Federal and State Regulations. Utilize online resources, government offices, and selected labs as a source of information on any changes to compliance requirements and testing protocols
Update vendor handbook when regulatory compliance requirements and testing protocols change
Provide ad hoc reports and execute tasks related to product compliance as needed
Self-development and continued learning of relevant knowledge and skills
- Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
- Appropriate level of experience can be considered in lieu of a technical degree
- 3-6 years of full exposure to compliance requirements in testing, compliance and labeling of Home Goods, Textiles, Cosmetics and Toys/Baby Products
- Experience working with US, Asian and European manufacturing partners
- Experience with reading lab test results
- Excellent project management skill set
- Analytical, detail oriented, self-starter with a sense of urgency
- Proficient in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel.
- Experience working with Netsuite and File Maker a plus.
- Team player with strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Benefits of working here?
We offer a competitive compensation package and the atmosphere is vibrant, engaging, productive and fun!
About the Company
Two’s Company is dedicated to innovation and trendsetting in the giftware industry and prides itself in providing the Global Market with high style fashion, gift and home products at moderate prices. Two’s has evolved over the years into a powerhouse brand in multiple categories and a dynamic sales organization that serves as advocates for our retail partners. Today, Two’s Company has four divisions: the signature Two’s Company Gift and Home décor line, the couture Tozai Home collection of decorative accessories, the whimsical Cupcakes & Cartwheels, and 2 Chic a fashion accessories line.
Excited about the opportunity to join our team? Recognize any or all of these attributes in you? Send your cover letter and resume to Vanessa Ramos vramos@Twoscompany.com