30+ days ago


Grangemouth, Scotland


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. 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.

At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 

Job Description

  • Job Title: Lead Auditor
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Job LocationGrangemouth (Covering Scotland Region)
  • Company car or car allowance provided
  • Remuneration: You’ll receive a competitive salary depending on experience level, plus you’ll benefit from a 10% performance bonus private health cover, a contributory pension scheme and life cover.

As a Lead Auditor you’ll be responsible for planning and conducting professional management system audits in accordance SGS’ procedures to enable delivery of assessment and certification services that meet customer requirements and appropriate accreditation standards. You’ll assist in business development as required and to provide specific technical support to expand the Company’s capability to offer valued services to customers

Key Accountabilities;

  • Conduct audits (desk-based or on client’s sites) in accordance with established procedures, maintaining a high standard of service delivery that ensures effective customer relationships
  • Ensuring completion of all assigned work and relevant documentation in accordance with required procedures and standards to fulfil customer expectations
  • Manage schedule to work efficiently and to meet target chargeability requirements as defined by the Certification Manager
  • Undertake personal professional development and ensure appropriate training records and personal logs are updated to maintain relevant auditor registrations and relevant industry knowledge
  • If required, to provide technical support and staff training to all parts of the business to enhance the service capability of the business

To be successful in this role, you’ll need recent experience with Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental management systems and qualified to Lead Auditor status in either 9001 and 27001.

In addition to the above you’ll also need to demonstrate the following;

  • Excellent working knowledge of management systems, standards and compliance/auditing techniques
  • You’ll demonstrate strong working knowledge and experience of ISO 9001,ISO 27001, and ISO 14001 management system standards, compliance and auditing techniques.
  • You’ll have a varied breadth of industry sector experience, ideally across the manufacturing / construction / waste management industries.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Competent in the use of MS Office applications
  • Ability in planning and prioritising workloads.

The following attributes would be desirable, but not essential;

  • Ability to identify and capitalise on any potential to maximise sales/revenue generated by the business
  • Experience in ISO 22301

Additional Information

APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.

Source: SGS