As a result of LRQA's continuing growth we currently have opportunities to join our team to support our clients' requirements for complying with a number of Management Systems Standards by undertaking automotive industry assessments against ISO/TS16949 & ISO 9001 standards . Experience of other managements system standards would be desirable. Job Responsibilities:
Undertake client management activities for assigned customers.
Lead or participate in preliminary assessments, assessments, follow-up visits, surveillances and certificate renewals to contract and budget requirements.
Comply with LRQA procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation and industry standards.
Produce verbal and written assessment reports on time and to the agreed format.
Discuss and justify the findings of the report and agree the outcome with clients.
Undertake necessary documentation, data, administration and communication activities needed to successfully fulfill responsibilities
Pursue CPD and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness
Coach other employees
Identify new and additional business opportunities; advise clients on LR and LRQA services and action any resulting leads.
Lead or participate in special projects. Job Requirements:
Qualifications: Degree or HNC/HND qualified (or commensurate vocational experience/quallifications) in a relevant discipline
5-ADP qualified ISO/TS16949 lead auditor possessing a valid IATF card (essential)
Previous experience of working for 3rd party certification body (essential)
At least 4 years practical experience gained in automotive manufacturing /engineering industries (preferably more than 1 industry sector) (essential)
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the quality management standards (ISO/TS & ISO 9001) including knowledge of relevant UK legislations (essential).
Basic knowledge and understanding of factory H&S, environmental controls including some knowledge of relevant legislations (desirable)
Excellent written and verbal skills (essential)
High standard of integrity and personal presentation (essential)
Experience of working on standard Microsoft software packages (essential)
Valid driving license and ability to work in the UK (essential)
Registered Lead Assessor - IRCA, IOSH or IEMA (desirable)
You should be residing in England within easy reach of major commuting routes and/or industrial conurbations. This roles will involve travel, mainly within your region but occasionally abroad, including periods away from home.
In return, we offer a flexible and varied schedule along with competitive remuneration plus expenses; in addition to having the opportunity to contribute to LRQA's high professional standard and reputation across the industry.