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As a service to our members and constituents in the U.S. standards and conformity assessment community, ANSI provides an online network connecting the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals.

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Positions currently available with ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ (American Society for Quality) National Accreditation Board ACLASS and ANAB programs include:

ANSI Staff Positions

ANSI Contractual Opportunities

Other Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Associate Director of Standards Programs
Company Name: Association for Print Technologies
City: Reston, VA
Type: Full time
Posted: 06/08/18


Non-profit trade association has an opening for a highly motivated and detailed oriented individual to serve as an associate director for the association’s standards programs. In order to ensure successful use, recognition, and progress for the industry the association serves, the leadership is seeking an innovative approach to standards implementation through association program development and promotion. The ability to effectively communicate the value of the standards program to the membership and industry at large will be a key performance measurement for this position.

The association administers two ANSI accredited standards committees and serves as secretary for five ISO working groups and one ANSI Accredited US Technical Advisory Group (USTAG).

Administration of these groups requires:

  • familiarity and compliance with ANSI, ISO, and USTAG policy and procedures;
  • meeting scheduling, planning, announcements, confirmations, agenda preparation and dissemination, meeting minute preparation, and action item follow up;
  • development and execution of promotional campaigns through all available media and examination of alternative communication and education methods to promote the standards program;
  • providing general oversight of membership for committees;
  • ensuring the standards portion on the association’s website is accurate and up-to-date; and
  • requires international and domestic travel.

Required or Special Skills:

  • The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a standards maintenance or related technical environment.
  • Experience administering a consensus standards committee under ANSI procedures will be considered advantageous. Candidate must possess good communication skills.
  • Must have an advanced working knowledge of all applications within the Microsoft Office package and have the ability to learn new programs such as database and website management software.
  • Candidate must be a team player with the ability to manage multiple events, be highly detail oriented, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and provide creative support to the Senior Director of Standards.

How to Apply

Send resume with cover letter and salary history, to or Executive Vice President-Operations and Foundation, Association for Print Technologies (APTech), 1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA 20191-4367.

No phone calls please. For additional information on APTech, visit our web site at

Job Title: International Trade (Standards) Specialist
Company Name: Resonance
City: Washington, DC
Type: Temporary full-time
Posted: 05/24/18

Company Description:

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont, that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all.

Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results.

We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

Position Description

Resonance is seeking International Trade (Standards) Specialist candidates for the USAID Trade and Competitiveness Activity (TCA). The project is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform (TRR) to provide technical support to USAID Missions, USAID/Washington bureaus, and other United States Government (USG) operating units to design, implement, and evaluate a broad range of activities related to trade and investment, private sector development, and regulatory reform. Within this scope, TCA is supporting TRR as it works with interagency partners to ensure that USAID’s development programming is supporting USAID partner countries to formulate internationally recognized standards that allow for U.S. businesses to compete and for partner countries to meet standards necessary for increasing their exports and consumer safety.

The International Trade Specialist would have deep technical expertise in trade standards. Standards are key to free and fair-trade, opening market access, providing economies of scale, and encouraging innovation. The International Trade Specialist, as USAID’s point of contact on standards, would provide management and advisory services to U.S. Government Agencies and the private sector. Specifically, the individual fulfilling this position would have expertise on, and provide advisory support in technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phytosanitary standards for agriculture, and zoological and veterinary standards for animals and meat.

This will be a temporary full-time position based in Washington, DC, and reporting to the TCA Chief of Party (a Resonance employee).

Essential functions

The International Trade (Standards) Specialist will be responsible for leading trade standard initiatives for USAID’s Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide standards expertise on technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phytosanitary standards for agriculture, and zoological and veterinary standards for animals and meat;
  • Manage and expand partnerships under TRR’s Global Development Alliance with the American National Standards Institute;
  • Collaborate with interagency partners, e.g. the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, Customs and Border Protection, State, and Commerce to ensure that UAID’s development programming is applying best practice in trade standards;
  • Support developing countries in developing and applying internationally-based trade standards;
  • Support the USG in negotiating new Trade and Investment Agreements, and re-negotiating chapters of current trade agreements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required education and experience

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field, PhD preferred.
  • At least 15 years of experience in trade standards in developing and transitioning countries.
  • Significant experience providing advisory services to U.S. Government Agencies and the private sector.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability working collaboratively and independently.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Eligibility to work in US.
  • Possible top secret clearance required. Building clearance required.


Work environment and physical demands

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Travel expectations

Ability to travel internationally on short notice.

Work authorization/security clearance

US work authorization required. Possible top secret clearance required. Building clearance required.

AAP/EEO Statement

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of Resonance is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Resonance hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. Resonance believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Please include “International Trade (Standards) Specialist” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Certification Manager
Company Name: The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
City: Catonsville, MD
Type: Full Time
Posted: 05/03/18

Job Summary:

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) the largest society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and analytics is searching for a Certification Manager.

CAP (Certified Analytics Professional) is the premier global ANSI-accredited professional certification for analytics professionals. Now in its 5th year of operation, CAPs and aCAPs are employed in many major companies. The Certification Program is poised for continued strong growth around the world.

The Certification Manager for the INFORMS Certification Program will develop and implement strategies for the efficient management and growth of the program. Working closely with the Analytics Certification Board (ACB), the Certification Manager will ensure the excellence and integrity of the Program.

Essential functions:

The Certification Manager has the overall responsibility of all functions of the Certification Office. Reviews and recommends program policies; Helps to develop and participates in short- and long-term planning; Creates and executes growth plans and program projects; Supports the work of the Analytics Certification Board and serves as the liaison between the certification program and other internal and external groups.

Works with the Department of Public Affairs and Marketing to develop and implement a cohesive marketing and communications strategy to promote CAP/aCAP awareness and growth Ensures program conforms to certification standards, especially those required by ANSI (ISO/IEC Standard 17024).

Specific tasks and responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in the continuing development and growth of the analytics certification program as an advisor to the ACB.
  • Keeps the ACB, their Director, and INFORMS staff/volunteer leadership fully informed about the conditions and operation of the certification program as well as on all important factors influencing them.
  • Develops policies and procedures and determines goals and objectives for the certification program. Directs and manages the certification program including setting priorities for projects and tasks.
  • Contributes to and coordinates the development and implementation of the certification program marketing and communications plans.
  • Ensures the consistent and timely review and updates of the certification exam forms and test items. Maintains the application and approval process and responds to requests for information.
  • Identifies and researches required consultants and testing agencies. Negotiates contracts as authorized by the Director or Executive Director. Manages all contractual agreements.
  • Provides staff support for meetings of the ACB, the ACB Executive Committee, and any ad hoc and standing committees of the ACB; prepares agendas for review by the Chair of the ACB, distributes agenda and other supporting documents, including meeting minutes and metrics, at least one week prior to meetings; acts as secretary at the meetings, prepares meeting minutes for review by the Director and ACB Chair.
  • Manages the development of all certification program publications and reports, including regular program performance metrics.
  • Reviews certification organization policies and procedures annually to determine the need for revision. Makes recommendations to the ACB on suggested changes/amendments.

Knowledge and required skills:

  • Knowledge of certification processes and standards of practice for certification programs.
  • Basic understanding of psychometric principles.
  • Understanding of business principles and familiarity with marketing and communications.
  • Knowledge and skill in administration and management, including the ability to analyze complex issues/problems, set priorities, assign responsibility, coordinate the work of others and manage finances.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills; talented at building consensus, inspiring others to action and leading cross-functional teams.
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills required; demonstrated ability to plan, analyze, and coordinate activities.
  • Capable of developing new initiatives from concept through implementation.
  • Experience working with volunteers and in associations.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting data and developing it into a strategic vision and dashboards that demonstrate the program visually.
  • Strong organization skills, especially ability to organize data and documents.
  • Good oral and written communication and public speaking skills.
  • Good research skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to handle issues of a confidential nature.
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as needed to participate in national conferences and meetings.

Physical requirements:

Must have the ability to perform moderately strenuous activities including but not limited to sustained activities (continual bending, stooping etc.) and lifting and moving packages up to 25lbs.

Education and work experience:

  • Minimum of a BA/BS degree require in an applicable area of specialty.
  • Experience in a nonprofit organization with budget and fiscal management responsibilities required.
  • Experience operating a certification program strongly preferred.
  • Analytics/operations research background preferred, but not required.

How to Apply

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone), 443-757-3523

Job Title: Certification Coordinator
Company Name: ASIS International
City: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full Time
Posted: 04/11/18


ASIS International, a professional membership organization located in Alexandria, VA with 35,000 global members, seeks a detail-oriented Certification Coordinator.

This position is responsible for various functions in a team-oriented environment to support daily operations associated with certification activities.

  • Focus will be on detail-oriented and organized processing of exam and recertification applications including document verification, and timely response to member and non-member inquiries.
  • Coordinate tracking and reporting of ethics violations, appeals, and complaints in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.

Successful candidates will have strong customer service orientation with experience responding to email and answering phones.

  • The ideal candidate will preferably have a bachelor’s degree and one to two years related on-the-job experience.
  • Experience working in an association environment, and specifically in a certification program is highly desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is a huge plus.

We are looking for an individual with excellent customer service and organizational skills;

  • strong communication and interpersonal skills,
  • the ability to interpret department policies and procedures;
  • the ability to effectively communicate (verbally and written) with members, non-members, and staff; and
  • the ability to work independently.

ASIS offers an excellent employee benefits package including a rich health insurance plan, and a generous 401(k) and paid time-off programs. EOE/M/F/D/V

How to Apply

To apply please go to:

Job Title: Manager, Technology & Standards
Company Name: Consumer Technology Association
City: Arlington, VA
Type: Full Time
Posted: 04/11/18

Basic Function of the Position:

Provides support to department staff for standards committee and event activities. This is an exempt position.

Critical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage groups of industry volunteers including committees, working groups and discovery groups to provide direction, facilitation and mediation related to industry standards. This includes: coordination, scheduling and organizing meetings, developing agendas and production of meeting minutes.
  • Ensure standards development process complies with ANSI/CTA due process requirements, and separately, with committee rules of procedure.
  • Facilitate initiatives and activities of industry groups and volunteers including promoting the groups' work through print and online channels and editing/publishing documents.
  • Assist committee chairs in the management of standards projects, including development of project schedules, monitoring of project status, ensuring deadlines are met and identifying opportunities to expedite the process.
  • Understand and implement CTA strategic goals set forth by CTA management and volunteer leaders to promote the growth and success of CTA and the industry.
  • Manage committee review of comments on CTA standards in accordance with CTA procedures.
  • Seek out and cultivate new projects for CTA standards committees to promote the industry.
  • Perform other duties as required by business needs.

Work Experience:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in the development of industry standards in an association or engineering organization, or project management experience preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or a related area. Master’s degree preferred.


  • Must have high level of organization and possess the ability to prioritize competing projects while maintaining a strong attention to detail.
  • Must be an effective communicator with strengths in both oral and written communications with the ability to develop marketing language for standards committee efforts.
  • Strong interest in consumer technology and the industry.
  • Superior customer focus with ability to represent CTA during interactions with members.
  • Knowledge of Kavi Database preferred.
  • Association or standards experience a plus

How to Apply

Please send resumes to: Joanna Kabuye ( and Loren Wray (

Job Title: QC Welding Inspector
Company Name: Premier Technology Inc.
City: Blackfoot, ID
Type: Full Time
Posted: 04/10/18


  • Perform visual inspections to verify conformance to specified requirements and document inspections, including ASME and AWS.
  • Perform testing and inspection of products at various stages of production process in compliance with applicable codes and standards.
  • Compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

Required or Special Skills:

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Minimum of 5 (five) years’ experience in an occupational function that has a direct relationship to welded assemblies fabricated to national or international standards and be directly involved in one or more of the following:
    • Design, production, construction, examination, or repair. Knowledge of dimensional inspectional.
    • Previous certification to the American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Visual Testing, Level II and additional nondestructive certification a plus.

Additional skills

Shall be familiar with SMAW, SAW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW welding processes Shall be familiar with VT, UT, RT, MT, and PT testing processes and dimensional inspection utilizing calipers and micrometers.

How to Apply

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone): 208-785-9248

Job Title: Quality Engineer
Company Name: Premier Technology Inc.
City: Blackfoot, ID
Type: Full Time
Posted: 04/10/18


Plans and conducts activities concerned with the quality assurance of industrial processes, materials, and products.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists Quality Assurance Manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining quality assurance program
  • Conducts root cause analysis and implements corrective action process
  • Assists quality assurance department in continuous improvement activities
  • Interfaces with quality control, project managers and production personnel to assure jobs meet contract specifications
  • Interfaces with customers and carries out inquiries in the project
  • Participates in job meetings and helps resolve any issues that may arise
  • Conducts audits of suppliers assuring compliance with regulations
  • Provides guidance to company personnel on specifications, codes, and standards
  • Writes and reviews technical procedures ensuring programmatic compliance
  • Reviews documentation and determines compliance with regulations and job specifications
  • Reviews and submits final document package for clients
  • Implements and completes special projects assigned by the Quality Assurance Director Promote and actively embrace the concept of a collaborative environment, with an emphasis on customer service, respect and candor. Safety is a cultural value and it must be promoted and enforced at all times.

Required or Special Skills:

Minimum Qualifications/Experience: A four year degree or certificate from an accredited organization.

Must be willing to travel 5% of the time.

Preferred skills:

  • General knowledge of quality assurance
  • NQA-1 code, standards, and regulations
  • Sec III code, standards, and regulations
  • Sec VIII code, standards and regulations
  • AISC code, standards and regulations
  • Lead Auditor with continuity
  • Understanding of shop drawings
  • Understanding of GD&T

How to Apply

Name and contact information of person to whom resumes shall be sent (including E-mail and Phone): 208-785-9248

Job Title: Executive Director
Company Name: Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI)
Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/06/18

About SERI:

Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI) is an established and financially stable non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. SERI’s mission is to help create a world where electronic products are reused and recycled in a way that promotes resource preservation, the well-being of the natural environment, and the health and safety of workers and communities. SERI does this primarily through its administration of the R2 (Responsible Recycling) Certification Program – a global voluntary certification program for the safe and sustainable reuse and recycling of electronic equipment and components. Today, there are more than 750 R2 certified facilities operating in 30 countries.

Overview of the Position:

The EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR is responsible for the administration and implementation of SERI’s programs and strategic plan. Important to this position is a strong commitment to the value of credibly certified voluntary marketplace standards. Also important is the ability to advocate for SERI’s vision to recyclers, customers of recyclers and refurbishers, governments, public interest organizations, and other key stakeholders and to work with these stakeholders to bring better practices to reuse and recycling of electronics.

SERI currently has a staff of three full-time employees, in addition to the Executive Director, as well as a number of consultants. The staff and consultants are all based in different parts of the United States. We expect that soon the organization will include additional employees and/or consultants located in other countries. The successful candidate will be comfortable managing this “virtual” organization.

This is a full-time position preferably, though not necessarily, located in the United States. Extensive domestic and international travel is required. This position reports directly to the SERI Board of Directors.

Qualifications – The ideal candidate will have at least 5-10 years experience in a senior leadership position and will possess many, if not all, of the following specific skills/attributes:

Knowledge/Experience with the effective operation of a voluntary certification program

  • Senior level experience working with a standard-setting organization.
  • In-depth knowledge of the roles and challenges of each stakeholder group involved in the certification process (Standard Developer, Accreditation Bodies, Certification Bodies, and Certified Companies).
  • Knowledge of ANSI and ISO procedures for standards development and how to manage this process to ensure compliance.
  • Experience developing, implementing and continually improving strong quality assurance programs to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of standard schemes, including auditor and certifying body training and oversight.
  • Understanding of ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice and how they are applied to standard setting organizations, including how to measure and track program impacts.

Knowledge/Experience with the electronics reuse and recycling industry

  • A strong working knowledge of the electronics reuse/recycling industry.
  • Understanding of the environmental, health, safety, data security and issues relevant to the industry.
  • Understanding of the technologies, methods, and market forces at play in the industry.
  • Understanding of the various players in the industry, including their unique interests, concerns, and challenges, particularly as they relate to advancing SERI’s mission.
  • Understanding of the geographic and cultural challenges and opportunities inherent in the industry, particularly as they relate to advancing SERI’s mission.

Knowledge/Experience managing a growing non-profit

  • Aptitude for analytical thinking, coupled with ability to act creatively and quickly as required to solve problems.
  • Strong organizational and program management skills. Strong motivational and staff leadership abilities.
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors, including developing successful strategies and plans to accomplish goals and objectives set by the Board of Directors.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate finance, budget development, and resource allocation necessary to meet organizational goals and ensure financial health of the organization.

Strong Communication Skills Demonstrated in a Variety of Contexts

  • Excellent speaking and writing skills. Full fluency in English.
  • Experience facilitating multi-stakeholder groups, building consensus and eliciting cooperation to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to effectively communicate SERI’s message to educate and influence policy makers, industry leaders and other constituents in forums such as conferences, trade shows, symposiums, policy meetings, etc.
  • Aptitude for forging and maintaining fruitful relationships of trust and collaboration with key audiences and stakeholders around the world, to help to advance SERI goals.

Personal Qualities Essential to Success at SERI

  • Passion for the SERI mission and vision
  • Highest Level of Integrity
  • Self-confidence
  • Lots of energy
  • Sense of humor


An attractive compensation and benefit package will be provided to the successful candidate.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and a cover letter to Patty Osterberg of SERI at

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Company Name: Gate Gourmet
City: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/02/18

Position Summary:

Position is responsible for food safety and quality engineering and control on processes supporting operation, system, policy and procedure auditing; leads quality improvement projects, drives defect prevention and detections. Acts as the primary business quality project manager for Corporate Quality Assurance requirements and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports all customer and regulatory audits
  • Works side-by-side with Operation Managers to assure compliance to HACCP requirements are met
  • Works as part of the corrective action team to address non-conformities related to product, process and service
  • Executes monthly self-assessments on the elements of food safety
  • Executes the required food safety related testing as defined in HACCP plan
  • Plans for quality (capital, supplier quality, plant quality).
  • Manages Quality Engineering projects, including operative supportive functions
  • Leads and monitors improvement projects as assigned
  • Audits implementation of quality system for effectiveness by verifying activities
  • Monitors corrective action system
  • Monitors the accuracy and compliance of HACCP records as defined in the corporate procedures
  • Reinforces quality awareness to the management
  • Manages the daily activities and task of the sanitation porters (if defined as a responsibility)
  • Manages continuous improvement projects in quality elements
  • Plays a key role in developing a comprehensive quality management system
  • Implements the quality system detailed in the quality manual
  • Champions quality improvement efforts and initiates problem solving efforts and assures implementation
  • Drives prevention vs. detection of defects tracking key performance indicators and daily patrol of production areas
  • Coordinates actions to prevent the occurrences of nonconformities to internal, Federal and State laws
  • Maintains customer compliance resolution on defects including alleged food poisoning if needed
  • Responsible for the identifying and maintaining of key performance metrics for the Quality organization
  • Continuously improves plant procedures for monitoring and ensuring conformance to specifications for incoming raw materials as well as for finished products
  • Acts as the primary liaison to Corporate QA
  • Plays a key role in training and coaching of quality requirements to all levels in the business unit’s organization
  • Ensures optimum business processes to support full customer and regulatory compliance in terms of quality and food safety
  • Stays attuned to and prepares adaptation to changes in customer, company and regulatory changes in requirements
  • At times liaises with customers and regulatory agencies


  • Bachelor's degree in food science, quality, technical or business related field from an accredited 4-year college or university required

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years quality assurance experience in a manufacturing environment, with preference in food manufacturing

Job Skills:

  • Advanced technical knowledge in catering processes and design functions, manufacturing methods, inspection, statistical methods and quality auditing
  • Knowledge of lean standard tools, TQM methodology
  • Basic lean, six sigma knowledge, and continuous improvement understanding a plus
  • Detail oriented
  • Project management experience
  • Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task

Communication Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, interact well with multiple departments as required
  • Able to work with little supervision
  • Excellent reading, writing, and oral communication skills
  • Change Agent
  • Multi-lingual a plus

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • Servesafe certification preferred
  • HACCP certified


  • None

Environmental Requirements:

  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts
  • Must be to lift, pull, push, and move products, equipment’s, and supplies daily
  • There may be physical discomfort due to temperature in production area, coolers, and freezers

How to Apply

Candidates can apply on website – or email Angela Blair

Job Title: Industry Director
Company Name: NEMA
City: Arlington, VA
Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/02/18

About Us:

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other product standards/technical documents for the electro and medical imaging industries; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical product and services to assist Member companies with business decisions.

Industry Director- Lighting Systems Division will assess the current state of lighting systems and products, evaluate potential future developments especially those arising from the Internet of Things (IoT), create strategic plans for the Division product areas and achieve the goals of those plans.. The incumbent will provide leadership to expand NEMA capabilities in and services to the lighting industry with increased emphasis on the convergence of information technology and lighting.

The Industry Director will work in a matrixed organization providing direction to efforts that encompass both domestic standards (e.g. NEMA, American National Standards Institute) and international standards including the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). In addition, the incumbent will coordinate Division work provided by Government Relations, Business Information Services, and Communications Departments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on lighting systems and products and sharpen NEMA focus on IoT
  • Build effective and persistent personal lines of communication with NEMA member companies, US government agencies; and international regulatory bodies.
  • Develop and execute annual budgets including possible supplementary funds additions; oversee all contracts with outside vendors arising from these responsibilities; and remain on or under budgeted thresholds.
  • Represent NEMA and assigned industry sector(s) by writing papers and reports, presenting materials at national and international settings and serving on various committees

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree and/or technical degree with IoT relevance a strong plus.
  • Seven or more years full-time experience in related fields including IoT and/or systems controls
  • Knowledge of technical standards development process strongly desired
  • Demonstrated results-oriented leadership expertise
  • Excellent program management abilities including strong planning, time management, and budgeting skills
  • Proven ability to clearly and persuasively write, speak, and represent while demonstrating executive presence
  • Ability to quickly, fairly and diplomatically drive collaborative groups to agreed positions and resolve conflicts as they arise
  • Customer focused entrepreneurial and eager to take on new challenges
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Experience using online collaboration systems a plus

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.


How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to


Need an Intern? ANSI to Expand Careers Page to Include Standardization Community Internships

As a service to our members and constituents in the U.S. standards and conformity assessment community, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) provides an online career network.

Available at, the page includes ANSI staff positions and contractual opportunities, as well as positions with ANSI member organizations.

With guidance from ANSI's Committee on Education, the careers page is now being revitalized to include internship opportunities as well.

ANSI members and other standardization community stakeholders are invited to send any internship opportunities to ANSI for inclusion in the new site. The posting is free and it’s easy to do – just follow the brief instructions and send the internship position to

As ANSI receives positions for posting, the careers page will be updated to include a new section dedicated to internship opportunities.

Questions? Contact Susanah Doucet, director of communications and public relations, at

Job Title: Noblis Summer Internship Program
Company Name:
Job city: Falls Church, VA
Type: Paid Internship
40 hrs a week for the 8 week period,
June 1 to July 24,
$16-25 depending on school year
Job posted: 02/09/15


Guided and mentored by our expert staff (including former interns!), Noblis summer interns augment their classroom learning with hands on project work in:

  • Modeling and simulation
  • Cyber security
  • Systems engineering
  • Computer science
  • Biometric technologies
  • Life and chemical/biological sciences
  • Telecommunications (including wireless technologies)
  • Networks
  • Data/Knowledge management
  • Corporate business operations, e.g., finance and accounting, human resources/organizational development, information technology, event planning/coordination.

Your contributions will make an enduring impact in the areas of National Security & Intelligence; Enterprise Transformation; Environmental Sustainability; Transportation (Air and Ground); Health Care Innovation; Noblis Sponsored Research; and Corporate Business Operations.

Noblis is consistently recognized as a "Great Place to Work" and "One of the Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For" by Washingtonian Magazine, Entrepreneur and The Great Place to Work Institute. Noblis maintains a drug-free, smoke-free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


What you bring to the table:

  • Proof of Permanent Residency or U.S. citizenship status;
  • A GPA of 3.3 or higher in your undergraduate, graduate or doctoral studies;
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills and team work skills.

Students majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related major will possess skills such as:

  • knowledge of software development processes and tooling, e.g., agile development, scrum;
  • experience with web 2.0 technologies (JavaScript, HTML 5, Google Web Toolkit, Ruby on Rails);
  • experience with version control systems and techniques, e.g., Subversion, Git, MS TFS;
  • experience with software architecture (UML, etc), system administration, network administration.

Noblis does not provide temporary housing or subsidize the cost of temporary housing for summer interns. We recommend George Mason University (

Please apply through our external website:

Job Title: Standardization Community Internships
Company Name:
Job city: Washington D.C.
Type: Paid Internship
Job posted: 02/09/15


Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE)

Each year, outstanding engineering students are selected to spend nine weeks in Washington, D.C., learning about the public policy process, including how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.

9 weeks each summer

Must be at least a Junior/Senior level student attending college

Visit to submit an application (Deadline is December 31 each year)

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