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Quality Assurance Specialist

Company: SGS North America
Location: Grass Lake
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.Job Description SummaryDevelops, promotes, maintains and improves the local Quality, HSE, and OI Systems. Actively communicates the elements and values of the Systems to clients as well as employees.Job FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Writes, revises, and edits facility quality documents to make them consistent and compliant with the SGS HSE, OI, and Quality Systems, accreditation body/regulatory requirements, and satisfactory for customers and auditors.
  • Has responsibility and authority for assuring the SGS-IBR HSE, OI, and Quality Systems are implemented, maintained and continuously improved. Ensures the SGS-IBR Quality System meets accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Performs and oversees internal auditing; reports findings during Management Review. Catalyzes, documents, and maintains the Corrective Action systems.
  • Serves as the principal contact with external auditors.
  • Assures personnel are aware of the relevance and importance of their work, and how it relates to SGS-IBR HSE, OI, and Quality Objectives. Coordinates training of staff on SGS-IBR's quality system.
  • Responsible for local facility's Approved Vendor List and Document Control System. Provides guidance to the Document Control Coordinator as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining a program and procedures for the calibration/maintenance/verification system.
  • Serves as an internal resource for requirements of the quality system and 3rd party/regulatory compliance.
  • Support local and corporate HSE, OI, QHSE responsibilities, including involvement in risk assessment as required, ensuring that HSE, OI, and QHSE requirements are followed where relevant.
  • Other duties assigned as necessary in response to business needs.Qualifications Education and ExperienceRequired:
    • Minimum Bachelor's or Associates Degree, or equivalent experience in a quality management role.
    • A minimum of 2-4 years of experience in Quality Assurance and EHS, auditing, or Quality Management System implementation, and/or 5 years technical experience in an ISO accredited laboratory work setting.
    • Attendance in an industry recognized ISO 17025 Lead Assessor training program is required.Preferred:
      • Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) or Certified Quality Manager (CQM) certification (RAB or ASQ) is preferred. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
        • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills in combination with independent thought and proven problem-solving abilities.
        • Persuasive, diplomatic, but always to the point and a strong ability to sell a concept.
        • Hands-on, open-minded, proactive team player.
        • Strong leadership skills.
        • Highly motivated, dependable, and detail oriented.
        • Capable of building trust, value, and communicate effectively.
        • High integrity, excellent work ethic.
        • Self-managed and responsible to project and time management.
        • Computer literacy (creating, filing, saving/uploading, searching, backup, etc.). Skilled in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).
        • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Additional Information SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Keywords: SGS North America, Ann Arbor , Quality Assurance Specialist, Other , Grass Lake, Michigan

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