Safety and Compliance Manager (m/f) - Croatia

About us

At Gideon, we're crafting the future of logistics, manufacturing & other industrial environments with cutting-edge AI and 3D vision-based autonomous robots. Our team of 80+ exceptional individuals is committed to automating complex operations, allowing people to shine in what they do best. 

If you're ready to join us and be part of this journey, read on!

Our team, based in Croatia and USA, consists of 80+ super-talented people, including top-notch experts in the field of hardware and software engineering, and is devoted to developing robots with a mission of making people's work easier. 
We are an ambitious group of tech enthusiasts with different backgrounds, skills, and experiences, very excited and passionate about what we do! And above all, we cherish team spirit, constant learning and kindness. There is much more to learn, so we hope this piqued your curiosity! 
 About the role

In this role, you will be a part of our hardware development team working on  safety and product compliance - related  activities. You will actively participate in the product development, quality, and reliability activities to ensure that general product and functional safety standards are achieved and maintained for both the current and future products.  

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about  researching and ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations while making sure relevant documentation is created and managed.

Responsibilities we’ll trust you with:

    • Leading the product compliance requirements research and implementation for the company portfolio, both on the product and the component level
    • Assisting Gideon management with defining and implementing engineering development processes and procedures (QMS) to ensure necessary company systematic capability
    • Creating Risk assessment documents for Gideon products according to ISO 12100
    • Creating and managing functional and safety requirements for Gideon products in a systematic way
    • Creating architecture specification documents for system decomposition
    • Ensuring that the functional safety requirements are known and met for each safety-critical part of the system (per ISO 13849-1, IEC 62061, IEC 61508) 
    • Leading verification and validation process by creating test specification documents and reviewing test results
    • Preparing various gap analysis templates and final documents for Gideon products with respect to chosen standards
    • Working on, organizing, and maintaining documentation related to - including but not limited to - test reports, safety manuals, safety concepts, safety requirements, review reports, etc.   
    • Managing, directing, and leading the problem resolution and tracking process and providing feedback on the status of tracked problems (compliance related). Review Engineering Changes (ECRs) for compliance conformance
    • Working with regulatory agencies to understand upcoming changes in regulations and their impact on new and legacy Gideon products, communicating these changes to a cross-functional group
    • Preparing the relevant documentation and reports for the upper management decision-making process 

Your area of expertise:  

    • BSc/MSc/+ in Electrical engineering or other related engineering fields
    • 2-4 years of experience with research and implementation of regulatory compliance requirements in product design 
    • Attention to detail and the ability to analyze specifications and requirements for various components
    • System-level understanding and ability to model the system architecture
    • Experience of working with cross-functional teams
    • A working knowledge of international regulations, certifications, declarations, and standards such as Machinery Directive, Low Voltage Directive, RoHS, REACH, CE, Substances of Control, and EMC 
    • Experience working with certification bodies such as TUV, UL, CSA, etc.   
    • Knowledge and industry experience with safety concepts, hazard analysis and risk assessment, FMEA/DFMEA, at both system and sub-system level.
    • Experience with risk assessment in line with ISO12100 and SISTEMA software
    • Good knowledge of different electrical components and their functionalities 

Bonus points: 

    • Knowledge of relevant robotic standards ISO 3691-4, RiA 15.08, UL 3100, B56.5 
    • Knowledge of relevant standards related to general systems encountered in mobile robots (sensors, controllers, battery systems, chargers, power converters, etc.)
    • Experience with the following standards: EN ISO 13850, EN ISO 13849, EN 60204, EN 1175, EN 1525, IEC 61800, R15.06, ISO 12100

Tools that we use:

Robot Operating System

Steps in the selection process:


Tell us about your experiences and interests, and we will tell you more about the position, about our team and Gideon as a whole. We cherish the individual approach to every candidate and we are always curious to hear how we fit into your plans!

Technical Assessment

This stage will show you how the actual job will look like and how you fit in. You will get an insight into technical details by completing the technical task and discussion with one of our senior experts.

Final   interview

The final step is a more in-depth conversation where you will get a full picture of how your work in Gideon would look like and what kind of culture we cherish.


If all goes well, this is when we send you the offer with the information and details about compensation, vacation policy, benefits plan and all the other working details.

If we already managed to spark your interest, you can apply even now

But the best things are yet to come if you continue to read on :)

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What do we offer and what can you expect once you join us?
Flexible & remote work

Meal-subsidy program

Kindergarten allowance/
Tourist voucher

Supplementary and additional health insurance


Fully paid sick-leave
Christmas & Easter bonus

Baby bonus

Transportation allowance

Internal upskilling

Outstanding R&D team

Friendly & supportive environment

Testing & Manufacturing halls
Latest tech and tools
Regular 1-on-1 talks & feedback sessions