Technical Assistant - (LQSi) South Holland, IL

?SGS is the world?s leading inspection,verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as theglobal benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees,SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around theworld.?


The position is responsible for the accreditation actives in the Laboratory Quality Services, International (LQSi) by performing the following duties.


  • Participates in and/or assists the Technical Governance Manager with standards-development activities (e.g., ASTM, ISO, ANSI, etc.);
  • Produces and distributes monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Aids in reviewing, at least annually, all LQSi work and quality management SOPs.
  • Develops LQSi training programs for new/current employees.
  • Develops SOPs covering all LQSi work and quality management activities.


  • Technical/collegedegree in one of the natural sciences preferred.
  • Experiencewith quality requirements, such as ISO 17025, ISO 17043, etc. preferred.
  • Knowledgeand understanding of statistical principles and practices.
  • Trainingin statistics, process control, root cause analysis desired.
  • Understandingof Microsoft programs.
  • Excellentorganizational and observational skills; excellent note-taking skills;excellent interview skills (for auditing), etc.
  • Goodwriting and speaking skills (grammar, spelling, sentence structure, organizedthoughts and presentation of information, analysis, and conclusions, talking /presenting in front of a group / discussion technical issues)
  • Organizedthought processes (logical, rational, and meticulous)
  • Flexible,open-minded ? not to draw conclusions about issues until the data is in andanalyzed.


? 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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