Who we are and what we do:
Intertek provides consultation and research services to global, brand-name companies involved in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of consumer products. Through research, testing, inspection, and certification, Intertek helps clients to ensure the products they are distributing are safe, both in reality and in perception, for consumers around the world. Our Premiums Assurance team uses innovative, scientific methods to help clients eliminate product characteristics that may lead to complaints, recalls, injuries, or fatalities.
What are we looking for?
Intertek is actively seeking an Engineer, Safety to join Intertek's Premiums Assurance team in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The ideal Engineer, Safety candidate will be a self-starting quick learner with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The Engineer, Safety position is responsible for evaluating product safety levels and recommending measures or procedures to reduce or eliminate hazards.
How you will make an impact at Intertek:
Identify potential hazards associated with products and offer solutions
Write technical reports to convey key findings
Understand essential safety requirements and regulatory requirements, as applicable
Present test results and technical findings to clients
Develop safety specifications/requirements
Ability to research independently to troubleshoot potential issues
Identify opportunities for innovation such as new technologies and processes
- Manage projects to meet deadlines
- Clearly communicate project requirements and expectations to team
- Manage accounts to ensure customer satisfaction
- Be proactive on customer needs and issues
- Participate in and lead customer meetings or presentations
- Prepare proposals to address client needs
What it takes to be successful at this role:
- Technical background - degree in Engineering or Sciences is preferred
- 0-3 years job experience in technical field
- Experience in design, manufacturing, or quality assurance is valuable
- Excellent verbal and written technical communication skills
- Project management experience is valuable
- Self-motivated and dedicated to producing professional deliverables
- Must be resourceful and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously
- Good analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Able to work well on a team
- Willing to travel up to 10%
Why work at Intertek?
Intertek is a global Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification business. Our mission is to bring Quality, Safety and Sustainability to Life. We do this for thousands of clients around the world 24/7, with our network of over 1,000 laboratories and 43,000+ colleagues. We work on products as diverse as children's toys and TVs, to jet fuel and food, giving our clients, who include many of the world's most famous brands and retailers, and their customers confidence in the quality and safety of the products they use.
At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do.
Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy.
What we have to offer:
When Working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.
Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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