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SGS North America Inc. Contractor - Lead Certifications Auditor (ISO 9001/ ISO 14001/ ISO 45001) - 743999977216325-5844 in Lincolnshire, Illinois

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SGS is the world\'s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description

SGS is in need of a sub-contractor to perform second party and third-party audits per SGS Certification procedures and the requirements for the ISO 9001/ISO 14001/ISO 45001 standard(s). They perform collection and analysis of sufficient information and provide a recommendation for certification. The contract Lead Certification Auditor is responsible for making relevant decisions regarding certification audit and the audit process and informing SGS on issues resolution outside the audit process.

100% Remote/ Contract Position

  • Perform certification and second party audits in any capacity in conformance with the SGS Global/Local procedures, sector specific schemes/standards/clients\' guideline, ensure that such duties are performed in an efficient and commercially expedient way.

  • Focusing on clients in the chemical, food, pharma, cosmetics, and personal care industries

  • Upon evidence gained during audits, provides with determination whether registration should or should not be recommended or allowed to continue.

  • Assimilates, understands, and operates the SGS Certification System in all auditing activities. Liaises with the Product Managers, Technical Accreditation CBE and Manager, Technical Accreditation CBE regarding changes to its design and implementation.

  • Timely reporting and audit pack submission

  • Maintains all audit-related credentials.

  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Compliance to QHSE requirements.


  • Bachelor\'s degree in a related discipline AND

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in chemical, food, packaging, pharma, cosmetics, and/or personal care industries

  • Remain qualified Lead Auditor (IRCA/Exemplar Global/Accredited CB scheme) against ISO 9001/ISO 14001/ISO 45001 standard(s).

  • Satisfactorily completed an IRCA/Exemplar approved ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 Auditor/Lead Auditor course. The course must include an examination, which must be passed to evidence satisfactory completion.

  • Detailed exposure in the specific field of appointment (e.g. quality experience for ISO 9001), including any audits against these artefacts.

  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - Intermediate user proficiency


  • Travels up to 80% of the time - automobile / airplane, some travel might be international with flight time 8+ hours depending on the destination. Weekend travel may be necessary to meet utilization requirements.

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 re ssign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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