Element Materials Technology

  • Certification Auditor - Factory / Building Products / Fire Doors

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    2019-3239
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a number of Certification Auditors to join our BM TRADA Product Certification team. This is a great opportunity for an individual to develop their existing product knowledge and auditing skills in a career with a growing global organisation. BM TRADA exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose. BM TRADA is proud to be part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services. BM TRADA’s certification team of engaged experts, provide a wide range of certification to services to a diverse range of industry sectors. Gaining and maintaining certification can help your business get better at what it does, lower its costs and win more business. It acts as a ‘passport to trade’. Our experts have a long history and wealth of experience in the industry. 

    Responsibilities

    • Manage a number of BM TRADA customers, both new and existing, in the door, window, timber and steel construction products and installation certification schemes
    • Plan, book and carry out factory audits of manufacturers within the timescales required under the rules of the certification schemes
    • Plan, book and carry out site audits of installers and maintainers of products within the timescales required under the rules of the certification schemes
    • Review and approve responses to any non-conformances raised during audit visits
    • Accurately record findings during client audit visits and submit reports in line with operational target objectives
    • Review and approve responses to any non-conformances raised during audit visits within agreed timescales
    • To act as the first point of contact for any technical / certification compliance queries that customers may have
    • Produce quotations for changes to the scope of certification for existing customers and to implement these changes once agreed
    • Gather and review test evidence and audit results and to make certification decisions on behalf of Element
    • Represent the company in a professional manner

    Skills / Qualifications

    • A good general education including as a minimum English, Maths and Sciences (Grade C or above)
    • Experience in factory process  for product certification in the door (fire or security), window, timber and steel construction products sector
    • Experience relating to ISO 9001 auditing, ideally holding an IRCA Lead Auditor qualification
    • Experience in Installing fire doors or fire related products
    • Good knowledge of manufacturing and testing standard (British or European) for construction products
    • Understanding of factory processes for construction products
    • Good IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Logical, methodical planning skills
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Project management skills
    • Experience of meeting deadlines
    • Excellent telephone manner
    • Able to operate as part of a team or alone

    Please apply by email to Mat.Hudson@element.com

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

     

    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

     

    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

     

    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

     

    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

     

    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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