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Part Time Factory Inspector - Chicago, IL at SGS North America Inc. in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job 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.

Conduct surveillance inspections in accordance with SGS CRS US certification program requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect certified products and components against prepared report
  • Evaluate customer quality management systems against certification program requirements.
  • Generate Corrective Action Requests (CARs), as needed.
  • Document all observations/variances and obtain evidence of compliance/non-compliance for inspection report.
  • Identify, prepare, and label samples for shipment to laboratory, as required.
  • Review inspection criteria to understand objectives of assignment prior to start of inspection.
  • Effectively schedule and execute assigned inspections to minimize expenses.
  • Deliver well-written inspection report along with documentation within defined time frame.
  • Provide travel and expense cost estimates as requested.
  • Execute inspection within in assigned time frame and cost estimate.
  • Submit final travel and expense costs in a timely manner.
  • Perform inspection/audit report reviews, as needed.
  • Execute all work with a professional manner aligned with the SGS Integrity Policy.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Required Skills and Competencies:


  • Technical degree or equivalent training or experience in quality control or electronics manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge of Inspection Levels, AQLs and sampling plans, ANSI/ASQ Z14 (ISO 2859-1).
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and quality managements systems (ISO 9001, ISO 13485)
  • Prior experience with OSHA NRTL, ISO 17020, CIG023, INMETRO, or ATEX inspections/audits a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic electronics.
  • Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing process.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of basic test equipment used in the manufacturing process.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of factory/warehouse/dock safety rules and procedures.
  • Passport for international travel may be required.
  • Frequent overnight travel required

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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