Compliance Engineer

Engineering Coeur d'Alene, Idaho


Location: Spokane, WA / Coeur d’Alene, ID

Company Overview:

Based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, KORE Power is a leading developer of high-density, high-voltage energy storage solutions for global utility, industrial and mission-critical markets.

KORE Power designs and manufactures the industry-leading, 1500V Mark 1 Energy Storage System. Developed to lower installation and operation costs with higher efficiency, the Mark 1 includes proprietary NMC cells and modules, with innovative safety features, managed and optimized by the Mark 1 BMS.

KORE Power serves the growing demand for applications such as replacing fossil fuel peaker plants, wind and solar plus storage projects, Microgrid optimization, behind-the-meter C&I, E-Mobility, mining energy solutions and the Military.

Position Overview:

KORE Power, Inc. is seeking a Complaince Engineer to own all aspects of product Compliance across multiple regions within KORE’s existing products and new product development programs. This role is expected to have a large degree of autonomy and will be required to plan work and meet schedules, providing frequent and effective communication to stakeholders. Working within a small team and a structured product development process, cross-functional collaboration will be critically important (and actively encouraged).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Specifying certification requirements for energy storage systems and EV battery systems, both domestic and international
  • Specifying certification requirements of electrical and mechanical components within KORE products both domestic and international
  • Coordinating compliance with necessary testing agencies both domestic and international
  • Work with Applications Engineering on compliance issues related to installations, both domestic and international
  • Work with domestic and international utilities, inspection authorities, and other government agencies to negotiate market acceptance of KORE products
  • Prepare documentation for Agency engineering projects
  • Maintain a library of technical decisions between KORE Power and Agencies
  • Work jointly with supply chain personnel to ensure sourced components complete agency certifications
  • Work jointly with engineering staff to ensure that items related to compliance are driven to closure on-time
  • Coordinate Field Evaluations
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on a regular basis

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of compliance engineering experience
  • Technical Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Excellent ability to work on many items in parallel
  • Excellent complex project management experience
  • Excellent ability to track action items and drive to closure
  • Prior working experience with or at Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL)
  • Prior working experience with or at an international certification agency
  • Prior working experience with Lithium Ion product safety engineering
  • Prior working experience with hazardous location equipment product safety engineering.
  • Successfully completed all phases of a Product Launch
  • Demonstrated ability to make product decisions in a timely manner to meet customer (internal and external) key milestone events and work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Basic competency in CAD and the ability to provide engineering direction to the design personnel
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills: able to communicate (written and verbal) clearly and succinctly in a variety of settings and styles and demonstrated ability to influence the product design.
  • Demonstrated successful performance with independent problem solving and presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate crisis situations (i.e. no builds, shutdown, etc.)
  • Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and database applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current PE licence or ability to quickly obtain a current license preferred
  • Prior experience with vehicle dynamics
  • Experience in trailer, recreational vehicle, recreational vehicle, or up-fit
  • Previous experience in a technical leadership or team management role.
  • Engineering simulation suites (e.g. Matlab, Catia, ANSYS, Maplesoft)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin a plus


KORE Power is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive salary, benefit package, stock incentive, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.