Circular Materials and Metals Recycled Content Auditor

Emeryville, CA, US
17 days ago
Full time role


Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...

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Job Description

Company Overview

Since 1984, SCS Global Services has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across the economy in the natural resources, built environment, food and agriculture, consumer products, and climate sectors. Partnering with companies, government agencies, NGOs, and stakeholders, we are striving to advance sustainable development goals through independent assessment, the application of sound science, and innovative solutions. Through these services, we are enabling decision-makers and purchasers to make informed decisions, giving innovators a competitive edge, and helping to drive the development of leadership standards to create a framework for continuous improvement.

Job Overview

The Technical Specialist provides technical support to the program manager and meet program quality control and accreditation requirements for programs such as Recycled Content and related recycled materials standards. Program certification allows companies to leverage their certified products in the market and confirm for both voluntary and regulatory requirements and meet brands/retailers environmental and sustainability performance criteria.

Relevant Standards/Schemes

  • Recycled Content
  • Environmental Claims Validation
  • Supply Chain Chain of Custody
  • Other circular material and recycled content standards

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete audits and meet client deadlines;
  • Write clear and technically accurate audit reports following program requirements;
  • Manage multiple projects and successfully meet timelines.
  • Communicate technical information to clients and respond in a timely manner;
  • Support in updating and program documentation as needed;
  • Support quality control activities such as technical report reviews, program document control; document and track client conformance issues; internal and external accreditation audits;
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of the standards relevant to certification programs;
  • Coordinate and assist in both onsite (if required) and desk audits for both domestic and international clients as assigned;

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative sciences (e.g. Engineering, Life Sciences, Chemistry)
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Professional experience or working knowledge of manufacturing processes, third-party certification, or supply chain management
  • Professional experience in both written and verbal client communication
  • Organized and experienced in prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Thrives in a deadline driven environment by completing complex tasks and deliverables on time
  • Ability to work productively both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills; detail-oriented
  • Able to interpret standard requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional and technical experience in manufacturing facility within the consumer electronics industry, metals industry, plastic recycling, textile/apparel industry, building materials or other relevant industry sector
  • Lead Auditor in ISO 14001 or 9001
  • Auditor experience with Metals, Electronics, Metal Processing, Conflict Minerals and Due Diligence
  • Bilingual or Multilingual in Spanish, Mandarin

The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Additional duties outside of normal responsibilities may be required from time to time as assigned.

Working Remotely

At this time, SCS Global Services is recruiting all open roles to be remote; allowing our employees the ability to work flexibly and allowing SCS as a company to diversify the experience and perspectives of our growing workforce. This role will be based out of your home office.

Estimated Annual Salary

$50,000 - $65,000

EEOC Statement

SCS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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