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Principal Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 935578BR Location Kwun Tong, Hong Kong Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Feb. 24, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Product Integrity department manages the safety and compliance of products being sold or distributed with Disney brands, characters and other intellectual property. Our corporate Product Integrity group is staffed with experienced engineers and safety professionals around the world verifying product compliance.

The Principal Engineer provides consumer product safety and reliability engineering expertise, product safety consultation and merchandise compliance support to Disney Business Units.


Product Reviews
  • Perform compliance product review for assigned business units and country of distribution; clearly communicate and document all concerns and potential problems
  • Review Product packaging for language content/safety and regulatory issues.
  • Assign appropriate Product Guideline (PG) and special instructions for compliance testing.
  • Provide disposition of testing reports and communicate same to affected parties clearly and in a timely manner.
  • Notify stakeholders including applicable vendors of upcoming significant regulatory changes or Product Guideline revisions.
  • Communicate with testing laboratories and suppliers/licensees to ensure clarity of test requirements and appropriate testing is performed.
  • Investigate Guest Incidents and communicating concerns to Business Units.
  • Tracks and trends in Guest complaints and injuries to determine if Disney Requirements should be modified or added.
  • Maintain and update Disney Technical Product specifications, as required (Product Guidelines, Test Protocol, etc.)

Regional FBM
  • Support regional FBM initiative
    • Setting up PI process
    • develop cost effective testing program for multiple locations
    • Provide technical expertise in product development and educate BU for corresponding regulation
  • Handle shopDisney pick up from licensed products
  • Collaborating with global FBM team for alignment and leveraging sources

Business Partnerships:
  • Communicate internationally to buying teams on non-compliance and design considerations from safety standpoint.
  • Provide vendor training on Product Integrity processes, regulations and design requirements as needed.
  • Support Guest Services and Risk Management teams to resolve Guest complaints and injuries
  • Maintain effective work relationships by partnering with assigned Disney Sourcing groups and Buyers, worldwide, to ensure a high quality and safe product is delivered.
  • Act as a technical resource and safety consultant to Disney Sourcing Buying Groups, Buyers and licensees regarding appropriate statutory, regulatory, and Disney product safety requirements for specific types of merchandise
  • Works with management to develop and maintain department’s standard operating procedures and technical databases

Supervision and Process development:
  • Supervise two PI coordinators who support entire APAC BU
  • Ensure all daily activities meet the preset timeline and in good quality.
  • Maintain high visibility of its team and report timely to regional manager.
  • Key person on behalf of PI APAC for process development such as but not limited to PIMS, EPIC, PLM, etc..
  • Coordinating technical input from APAC PI engineers as needed or on project basis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years experience in consumer product safety or compliance.
  • Recent and on hand experience working in a consumer product related field.
  • Fluent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese
  • Working knowledge of consumer product regulations in Hong Kong.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Reasonable knowledge on manufacturing process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Asian language other than English and Chinese.
  • Knowledge of regulations in US, EU and various Asia Pacific Countries
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint.

Required Education

  • Bachelor degree in Science Discipline

Preferred Education

  • Master Degree in Engineering

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) Ltd., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

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