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Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: US

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:36741
Location:USA : Remote Based  
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular

Our mission is to be the leading digitally enabled assurance provider, helping our clients navigate a changing risk landscape. We will achieve this by being the leading assurance provider in key sectors including cybersecurity, food, and low-carbon energies, aerospace and automotive, making it easier for clients to do business with us through our digital transformation, and ultimately delivering a portfolio of services which make the world a cleaner, more sustainable and safer place.


You will use your expertise and authority to help secure the highest technical standards of design, manufacture, construction, maintenance, operation and performance on a range of projects, delivering assessment services in the aerospace Industry.


As an Aerospace Lead Auditor, you will have the opportunity to contribute to Aerospace quality by providing quality assurance for specific Aerospace Standards. For this role we are looking for someone with experience in especially AS9100; experience in AS9110 and / or AS9120 would be considered a plus.


Further to sharing your expertise, LRQA offers unparalleled development. Both by deepening your knowledge in specific standards or by widening your scope of activities. We invest in our employees’ development to make sure that we uphold the highest quality standards possible.


Every new day as an Aerospace Lead Auditor starts with a different customer, location or standard. If you are looking for a diverse role with a continuous learning curve, the role of Aerospace Lead Auditor might just be what you are looking for!


You will:

  • Build positive relationships with our customers to ensure long term business growth
  • Plan and carry out assessments to meet agreed service delivery expectations
  • Take responsibility for personal development, balancing work, safety and life priorities
  • Collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to make sure our assessment services give customers valued added support and meet all accreditation requirements

About the Aerospace AS91xx series of standards:

Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Organizations AS9100D

This standard includes ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements and specifies additional aviation, space, and defense industry requirements, definitions, and notes.

It is emphasized that the requirements specified in this standard are complementary (not alternative) to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

If there is a conflict between the requirements of this standard and customer or applicable statutory or regulatory requirements, the latter shall take precedence.

This International Standard specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organization:

  1. needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and
  2. aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

All the requirements of this International Standard are generic and are intended to be applicable to any organization, regardless of its type or size, or the products and services it provides.

NOTE 1: In this International Standard, the terms “product” or “service” only apply to products and services intended for, or required by, a customer.

NOTE 2: Statutory and regulatory requirements can be expressed as legal requirements.


Key Responsibilities:

Within authorised area of specialism, undertake business assurance assessments in accordance with current procedures and agreed timescales.

Lead assessment teams effectively, ensuring that the visit is completed within the agreed timescales, and co-ordinating team findings to reach conclusions.

Produce high quality assessment reports reflecting business assurance principles in compliance with accreditation requirements and internal procedures.

Ensure that all internal client stakeholders are kept informed of changes and issues, escalating as appropriate.

Have sufficient broad knowledge of BA & IS products and services to able to discuss additional services with clients and be able to take the opportunity to promote additional or higher value services.

Pass opportunities and sales leads to appropriate colleagues to progress.

Pass client feedback and insights to appropriate internal recipients.

Maintain professional competence by keeping abreast of technical and other developments in own area of expertise, maintaining CPD records, updating BA & IS CV, maintaining professional registrations and producing records of competence as required.

Actively build strong client and internal relationships.

Participate fully in Auditor meetings, LRQA seminars, and training opportunities.

Perform additional and ad hoc tasks promptly as required such as auditor development, product development or projects.


Key Health & Safety Responsibilities:

Assess the risks and work in a safe manner at all times, robustly implementing health and safety rules, instructions and systems and refuse to undertake work that compromises your safety or health.

Report in a timely manner all incidents including near miss and safety observations (NMSO), accidents and injuries and raise any health and safety concerns with your line manager.

Diversity and Inclusion at LRQA:

We are on a mission to be the place where we all want to work and we are passionate about embracing different perspectives because we understand the value this brings to our business, our clients and each other. We are all about creating a safer and more sustainable future and our inclusive culture is right at the heart of our business.

Together our employees make our communities better and we want you to be part of our diverse team!

LRQA is a leading global assurance provider.  The integrity and expertise we bring to our partnership with clients support their journey to a safer, more secure and more sustainable future. (Group entities).

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