Safety Engineer
Intertek - Oak Brook, IL

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Job Title: Safety Engineer

Location: Oak Brook, IL

General Function :

Intertek provides consultation and research services to global, brand-name companies involved in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of consumer products. Our Risk Assessment and Management team uses innovative, scientific methods to help clients eliminate product characteristics that may lead to injuries or fatalities. Through research, testing, inspection, and certification, Intertek helps clients to ensure the products they are distributing are safe for consumers around the world.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Account Management
  • Manage accounts to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Be proactive on customer needs and issues
  • Participate in and lead customer trainings and meetings
  • Identify opportunities within the account to expand the scope of services to better service customers and to bring in more revenue
Safety Engineering
  • Prepare proposals to address client needs
  • Manage projects to meet deadlines
  • Clearly communicate project requirements and expectations to team
  • Present test results and technical findings to clients
  • Identify potential hazards associated with products
  • Write technical reports to convey key findings
  • Understand essential safety requirements and regulatory requirements, as applicable
  • Develop safety specifications/requirements based on new research
  • Identify opportunities for innovation such as new technologies and processes

Job Qualifications and Experience:
  • Technical background - degree in Engineering or Sciences a plus
  • Experience in design, manufacturing, or quality assurance is valuable
  • 2-5 years job experience in technical field
  • Good verbal communication skills; essential for customer interaction
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Direct client exposure and customer focused
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be resourceful and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work well on a team
  • Ability to lead presentations and training sessions
  • Excellent communication and customer relations skills
  • Exceptional technical writing ability
  • Willing to travel up to 10%

About this company
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Intertek is a nosy nellie when it comes to product safety and international trade. The company, a leading provider of testing and inspection...