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Technical Specialty Engineer - Homologation

SGS North America Aurora Full-Time
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Technical SpecialistEngineer. A recognized expert in one or more specialties within the TransportationTesting Services organization. Provides expert consultation for customersrelated to regulatory issues, testing services and /or customer design issues. Workson advanced, complex technical projects requiring state of the art technical orindustry knowledge. Recommends improvements to testing procedures, customerproduct designs, achieving costs, timing and/or quality requirements.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provides expert consultation for customers related to regulatoryissues, testing services and /or customer design issues
  • Identifies applications of functional knowledge and existingmethodologies to complex problems.
  • Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advancedresearch.
  • Serves as a technical expert on industry or regulatory committees.
  • Interprets internal or external issues / unique clients’ requests andrecommends solutions/best practices.
  • Analyses customer product specifications and applicable EMEA, NAFTAand/or APAC regulations for their area of expertise.
  • Defines the product functional analysis (based on standard) totranslate customer specifications and internal requirements into clear productperformance criteria.
  • Works to improve the performance and efficiency of existing testingpractices and procedures.
  • Coordinates with engineering team(s) and Technicians in developingengineering designs.
  • Provides technical support to the engineering team in advancedcomplexity technical testing projects
  • Provides a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in thearea of specialization.
  • Ensures collaborative relationship with clients, engineering team(s)and Technicians.
  • Writes reports and presents progress at project meetings and toclients.
  • Speaks on behalf of SGS at seminars, industry committees andconferences.
  • Achieves goals within budget.
  • Conducts benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs andfuture trends. Implements best practices in developing technical solutions.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Assists the business development team through industry contacts andconsulation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supervises others: No
  • Has hiring and terminating responsibilities: No
  • Number of employees directly reporting to this job: 0 SupervisoryEmployees, 0 Non-Supervisory Employees
  • Describe further detailsas necessary, such as indirect responsibility for others.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 10 years of experience
  • Doctorate (PhD) degree in Engineering and 5 years of experience
  • Extensive experience applying state of the art technical and/orindustry knowledge for the design, development and implementation of technicalproducts, systems and components
  • Outlined above education and experience in Testing Services.

Describe any licenses orcertifications that are either required or helpful for performing the job.Designate when required.

  • Language Skills: English – Advanced level of proficiency required
  • Mathematical Skills: Highest level of knowledge required
  • Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Highest level required
  • Computer Skills: IntermediateMicrosoft Skills; Data acquisition and / or analytic skills
  • Has extensive engineering knowledge and is considered an expert in oneor more engineering specialties
  • Possesses state of the art technical and/orindustry knowledge
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to take a broad perspective to identify solutions
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • List other knowledge/skills or abilities required/preferred forperforming the job.
  • No travel required. / Travels up to 10% of time. Some travel might beinternational.
  • Provide further detailsas needed
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