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Technical Supervisor, Marine Services

Company: SGS North America
Location: Carson
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description -SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.Job Description -The Technical Supervisor, Marine Services EHS [TS] will further develop and manage the NAM Marine onboard sampling program and support the NAM team for technical concerns. - Responsibilities include development of testing protocols, leading staff performing shipboard testing, manage training and safety program, act as subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders, create bids/proposals, conduct business develop as needed, create technical reports, provide customer consultation. - TS will spend +50% of time conducting onboard testing. - This position reports into the Operations Manager, Marine Services EHS.Job functions:

  • Oversees a team of Inspectors & Technical Supervisors
  • Serves as a technical subject matter expect
  • Trains more junior staff
  • 50% of the time performs Inspector's job duties
  • limited employee -responsibilities, no hiring, firing, no salary determination
  • Project bids/proposals
  • Creates technical reports
  • Some Business Development responsibilities
  • Develop technical services
  • Travels onboard vessels to conduct testing
  • Ensures logistics are in place for testing events
  • Supports NAM Marine Services team for technical matters and customer consultation
  • Further develops, delivers, and maintains Safety Program for SGS Inspectors
  • Further develops, delivers, and maintains Training Program for SGS Inspectors
  • In concert with the Global Marine Team, develops testing protocols to meet customer needs and to offer new services
  • Demonstrates a deep working knowledge of regulatory, academic, and technical matters relating to Marine work
  • Collaborates with SGS Global Marine Services team to ensure consistent and high-quality service delivery
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications -Education:
    • Associate Degree and -5+ years of experience OR Bachelor's degree in Marine Environmental Science, Environmental Science, or related field preferred and 2+ years of experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. (Required)
    • Bachelor's degree in Marine Environmental, Environmental Science, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or related field preferred. - Degrees in other fields will also be considered, or equivalent work experience AND 5 -years of experience in Marine Environmental Compliance, Technical Lab work, Marine Policy, Marine Logistics, Environmental Testing, Water Treatment, or related fields. (Preferred)Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: - - - - -
      • Advanced English language skills (Required); Multi-lingual (Preferred)
      • Intermediate mathematical skills (Required)
      • Advanced reasoning skills/abilities (Required) -
      • Intermediate computer skills -in Microsoft office suite (Required); Advanced experience with Laboratory Information Systems (Preferred) -
      • Ability to work effectively in high pressure, high volume, high growth environment, balancing several assignments concurrently with different deadlines
      • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person, on phone, and via email with internal stakeholders and all levels of management of customer
      • Ability to gather and review information and synthesize data for reports and other written materials.
      • Impeccable accuracy and attention to detail (Required)
      • High level ability to influence stakeholders and management
      • Professional credibility, preferable through an understanding of the environmental, shipping, and/or treatment system industries
      • Unquestionable business and personal integrity and ethical standards
      • Demonstrate strong commitment to SGS Operational Integrity policies, procedures, guidelines, and instructions by participating in and enhancing the SGS culture of safety to attend safety meetings, complete required training, intervening in case of unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and fully complying with laws, regulations, internal, and customer requirements for health and safety
      • Technical laboratory analysis experience (Preferred)
      • Knowledge of shipping industry (Preferred)
      • Logistics experience (Preferred)
      • Knowledge of environmental regulations (Preferred)
      • Shipboard experience (Preferred)Travel:
        • Travels up to 80% of time; some travel might be international
        • TS will travel extensively to perform testing onboard shipsEquipment: -
          • This job operates in a professional office environment & onboard vessels. - This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones
          • Dissecting Microscope
          • Fluorescent Microscope
          • Microbiology laboratory equipment such as incubator, pipettes, petri dishes, etc.
          • Ballast water sampling device
          • Handheld field meters for pH, chlorine, salinity, ATP, PAM, etc.
          • Troubleshooting onboard treatment systems
          • Onboard sensors and sensor calibration
          • Various other equipment as needed for onboard testing of water, air, smoke, food, oil, etc.Work Hours:
            • Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
            • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule
            • Longer hours, evenings and/or weekend work will be necessary occasionally/frequently as job duties demand
            • Provide with further details as neededAdditional Information -SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.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, skills, and/or abilities 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.If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. - Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Keywords: SGS North America, Carson , Technical Supervisor, Marine Services, IT / Software / Systems , Carson, California

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