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Lead Aerospace Auditor

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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 90,000 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 Summary:
Auditors and Lead Auditors perform third-party audits per SGS Certification procedures and the requirements of the applicable standard and ISO17021. The auditor is responsible to make relevant decisions concerning the audit process and to inform SGS CBE as required to resolve issues outside the audit process.

Additionally, the auditor is responsible to collect and analyze sufficient information to provide a recommendation for certification. Lead Auditors have authority for the control and performance of auditing activities including planning and the control of other members of audit teams.

Primary Responsibilities:
• To perform audits in any capacity in conformance with the SGS Global/Local procedures, sector specific schemes and ISO17021.
• In performing the duties described in Item 1 above, to ensure that such duties are performed in an efficient and commercially expedient way.
• To decide upon evidence gained during audits whether or not registration should be recommended or allowed to continue.
• To strive to acquire sufficient audit experience to cover the whole of SGS’s Certification's accredited activities.
• To assist in the training of other auditors and lead auditors during planned audits or during other training functions.
• To participate actively in witness audits by SGS or accreditation bodies.
• To maintain all audit credentials.
• To undertake any other activities as directed by the Operations Manager

Education and Required Skills:
• Be a registered (Probitas or IRCA ) Quality Lead Auditor as well as the additional requirements for AS 9100, AS 9110, and/or AS 9120 Lead Auditors.
• Have satisfactorily completed an IAQG approved training course as applicable to AS9100D or AS9120B The course(s) must include an examination, which must be passed to evidence satisfactory completion..
• Have competent working knowledge of International nationally recognized Quality and Aerospace Management System auditing standards and procedures.

Additional Skills:
• Have had a minimum of five years recent and relevant industrial or business experience, of which at least three years have been devoted to the practical application of quality assurance.
• Be academically qualified in both a recognized scientific/technological discipline and in quality assurance.
• Ability to travel, including a valid passport, driver’s license, and credit card.
• Integrity, tact and character.
• Computer literacy for MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.

*This position requires at least 85% travel.
**This person can be based anywhere within the United States. 

Additional Information:
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, skill, and/or ability 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.

SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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