Automotive Inspector-Elizabeth, NJ-ASI

Company Name:
SGS AUTOMOTIVE
#### Primary Responsibilities
SGS Automotive Services N.A., a division of SGS Group based in Geneva Switzerland, provides commercial and statutory automotive related services to our clients in the US, Canada, and Mexico. SGS Automotive is a vehicle inspection company for the study, development and application of technologies for motor vehicle testing, diagnostics, repair, technician training, and information management. Coupled with developing and managing Inspection and Maintenance programs, SGS also provides a wide range of commercial automotive industry inspection services such as New Car, Off-Lease, certified pre-owned, auction, B2B online, and dealer testing, inspection, and certification services.
Performs accurate and timely inspection and reporting while acting as the liaison between SGS's customers and their customers.
This position is located in Elizabeth, NJ
#### Reporting to
Reports to the Automotive Inspector Manager
#### Specific responsibilities
Drives a personal vehicle to and from assignments and/or inspection sites
Moves about to inspect vehicles at the lessee's home or place of business; moves about at a
dealership staging area to inspect vehicles on the lot and tag or otherwise mark vehicles that
have been inspected
Detects signs of previous damage or structural damage by viewing the undercarriage, engine
and trunk compartments, the exterior and interior areas of the vehicle
Identifies scratches, gouges, dents and dings on the vehicle
Recognizes vehicle color classification
Accounts for, tests or inspects vehicle parts and accessories as required
Determines excessive wear and tear and chargeable and non chargeable damages in
accordance with established policies and procedures and customer guidelines
Takes digital images of vehicles as required by Company policies and procedures and
customer guidelines and attaches images to electronic vehicle file
Enters vehicle data and damages noted in a hand held computer and transmits information to
Company server or records vehicle data and damages noted in written form for later data
entry and transmission
Communicates and exchanges information verbally and in writing with lessees, dealers and
customers regarding products and services
Perform general administrative duties such as completing and submitting daily production logs,
mileage reports, titles, etc. as required
May be assigned to work within other product lines or inspection types
Assure the highest level of service and compliance with contractual obligations, customer
needs and Company policies and procedures
Perform inspections in all product lines for which training has been received
Maintain the minimum number of inspections within eight hours as established per product line
by the Supervisor
Assure the most efficient use of working time
Follow scheduled hours, and be available for overtime work as needed
Communicate problems, discrepancies, and other operational issues to Supervisor in a timely
manner
Maintain all assigned equipment in good working order, and report malfunctions immediately
Maintain excellent client relations and customer satisfaction
Contribute to the identification of new business prospects
Understand and comply with Company procedures for Safety, Field Operations, and reporting
Understand and comply with individual Client Instructions and requirements
Make recommendations to Supervisor regarding improvements to the operations and other
areas as appropriate
Assist coworkers and Supervisor where necessary
Submit accurate weekly time cards to Supervisor
Performs other duties as directed
At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct.
#### Profile
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Experience in vehicle preparation, inspection or body repair cost estimating helpful.
#### Skills
Must be able to attend work regularly and predictably.
Must be able to work well under pressure and without supervision..
Must have excellent communications skills.
Must be available to work nights and weekends.
Must be able to drive, have a valid driver's license in the State where domiciled, and be available
for occasional travel.
Must be able to comply with the physical requirements of the position of Inspector, which
includes bending, twisting, kneeling, walking, climbing, stretching and grasping without restricions.
Must be able to lift 40 pounds, and continuously carry 5 pounds.
#### Additional information
Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions
by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe
situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations
related to HSE.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in
maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace. In accordance with the
SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste
generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all
waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements.
Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident
Reporting requirements.
Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any
damaged / lost equipment to supervisor.
Maintain a safe and tidy worksite.
Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or
relevant client / site contact.
Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by
SGS management.
Valid driving license
Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice
Reliable transportation
Must have minimum insurance liability limits of $100,000/200,000/100,000.
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.
If applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call for assistance.
Industry or Theme: Automotive
Functional Area: Inspection
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04029
Listing Date: 27.06.2014 00
Closing Date: 27.06.2015 00

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