Lead Auditor – Chester, Cheshire

Chester   Negotiable   Engineering

3R Consulting are recruiting for an ATEX & IECEx 80079-34 Lead Auditor – quality management for Ex. Product Manufacturing within the UK.

You will be responsible for assisting with the activities that are involved in the on-site auditing of manufacturer’s quality management systems in support of accreditation to national & international conformity assessment programmes for equipment used in explosive atmospheres.

You will maintain assessment & surveillance audit schedules for IECx & ATEX quality assurance schemes to the IEC / EN 80079-34 standards (QAR/QAN) and for management systems quality assurance such as ISO9001, 14001 & 45001. Monitor to ensure audit completion and suggest recommendations of the programmes as necessary. You will assist in the coordination of audit staff training, conduct quality audits and prepare final reports and assist with dispute resolutions with Notified Body Partners as required. You will assist manufacturers with non-compliant quality management systems to understand the requirements whilst at the same time not violating auditor impartiality.

You will have an electrical/electronic engineering degree and completion of recognised Lead Auditor course (40 hrs in class) and experience of manufacturing environments. 5 years experience of EN 80079-34 auditing, 5 years in Hazardous Locations product approvals. Familiar with manufacturing processes, analytical skills required during audits determining the degree of compliance of the manufacturer’s quality management system to the applicable standard. Happy with extensive travel to client locations. Strong communication/writing skills, computer editing skills including PDF knowledge, MS applications and Internet.

Negotiable salary, car allowance, 25 days holiday increasing with service, an annual bonus scheme, pension plan, private health insurance and life insurance

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