Automotive Auditor

Assurance – Delivery
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SAI Global is looking for an Automotive Auditor who will be responsible to perform assessments in manufacturing and service industries against internationally recognized management system standards.

Key Responsibilities:
•Conduct manual reviews and pre-assessments to ensure that the requirements of the standard have been met and provide the appropriate feedback to the customer to address any shortcomings.
•Plan and arrange management system audits in accordance with internationally recognized quality and/or environment standards and SAI Global procedures and guidelines, including establishing audit schedules a few months in advance in consultation with team members and the customer. Choose team members based on SIC codes and auditor certification. Assign each team member elements to audit and ensures the overall timing of the audit, according to established plan.
•Prepare audit plan using SAI Global audit planning program according to initial registration, annual/bi-annual surveillance or re-registration visits. Review previous audits if undertaking a surveillance, upgrade or re-registration audit, ensuring relevant elements are selected.  Arranges all travel plans, provides directions and other relevant information to audit team members.  
•Conduct audits, determining compliance of customer's management system to applicable standards by interviewing customer staff at all levels, completing checklist, and drawing conclusions on compliance, and documenting findings.  Liaise with team members to determine validity of their findings in relation to lead auditor findings.
•Present findings to customers and prepares audit report.  Advises customers of SAI Global requirements, such as the number of days to address non-conformances.
•Reviews all team members’ documentation for accuracy and completeness.  Ensure all documents required by the respective standard are in place for presentation to the Registration Review Team. 
•Other duties as assigned.

Experience Required:
•Minimum of 5 years previous related experience in the engineering, quality and/or auditing field and required automotive experience per IATF 16949.
•Valid driver’s license to visit customer sites.
•Experience in a variety of SIC codes, or the ability to quickly understand, learn and relate to a variety of industries and their customer's needs and requirements.

Education/Professional Qualifications:
•College diploma, university degree or equivalent.
•Certification as a Lead Auditor, with regular certification renewal.
•Computer proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheets and databases.
•Should have strong quality management system background

Interpersonal Skills:
•Excellent communication skills (verbal/written)
•Team player
•Ability to ask questions and present findings under sometimes difficult situations.
•Strong organization, creativity and project management skills.
Full commitment to conduct business with the utmost integrity and in full compliance with the law is absolutely essential.  SAI Global is an equal opportunity employer.
Experience Required and Other Requirements:
•Minimum of 5 years previous related experience in the engineering, quality and/or auditing field.
•Valid driver’s license
Education/Professional Qualifications:
•Certification as a 9001 Lead Auditor, with regular certification renewal.
•College diploma, university degree or equivalent.
•Knowledge of the ISO 9001 Rules for Recognition and related requirements.
•Knowledge of SAI Global processes and requirements.
•Computer proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheets and databases.

At SAI Global, we help organizations proactively manage risk to achieve business excellence, growth, sustainability and ultimately, create trust.

Our integrated risk management solutions are a combination of world-class tech platforms, learning tools, and advisory services that operate across the entire lifecycle allowing businesses to focus on opportunities presented by uncertainty. Together, these tools and content services enable customers to develop a holistic, integrated view of risk.

SAI Global head office is located in Chicago. We employ more than 2,000 people across 29 countries and 51 locations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.