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Technical Specialist - Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

The on-site technical specialist will be responsible for providing in house support on Testing, Inspection & Auditing programs. The on-site technical specialist will work with the SGS global teams to facilitate testing consistent with the global testing requirements and protocols.

1 Primary Responsibilities:

* Dedicated technical specialist supporting all Testing, Inspection, Auditing and regulatory information services.

* Provide proactive response to client's Quality Assurance and Compliance Departments.

* Develop and maintain strong working relationships with client's Quality Assurance, Product, Compliance, Vendor & Suppliers

* Understand client company structure, products and business culture.

* Maintain and update all testing, inspection and auditing Standards Operating Procedures and enforce compliance within the SGS network and client Supply Chain.

* Supervise all SGS Sharepoint sites and Datamanager systems.

* Address all Services Issues in a timely manner and escalate urgent issues to SGS management.

* Quarterly Review for client & other pre-defined management reporting required

* Update testing protocols

* Daily update reports to SGS Reporting Manager

2 Specifically These Responsibilities Are To:

* Manage the use of Sharepoint Tracker and Datamanager. Assure that all shareholders are uploading details and reports in all systems.

* Update all Testing Manuals to comply with products for regulatory, safety and performance requirements.

* Train all labs and Regional Key Account Managers (RKAM) and Client Service Representatives on service requirements.

* TAT reporting from primary labs upon request

* Coordinate department workshops, seminars, team training, etc which are provided by SGS

1 Requirements & Qualifications:

* Strong Microsoft Office technical skills - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

* Knowledge of FDA-regulated and children's products is necessary.

* General knowledge of US and Canada federal & state regulations.

* Ability to work well independently and adapt in a dynamic fast paced environment

* Ability to multitask, detail oriented with a keen sense of urgency

* Self-motivated, proactive, and organized

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Excellent computer skills

2 Skills/Competencies:

* Good relationship building skills, communication and networking skills

* Ability to complete projects and assignments on a timely basis

* Proven problem solving abilities

* Hands-on, open-minded, proactive team player

* 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.
* If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

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