Do you want to work for the world’s leading inspection testing, verification and certification company? Do you want to be part of a growing, dynamic and successful team?
Would you be interested in a career in the oil and gas industry, where you work closely with clients to inspect, manage and document cargo shipments?
If so, SGS have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Cargo Inspector to join our dynamic team in West Thurrock. Who are SGS?
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.
With more than 95,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world. We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world.
Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-
in-class. They are at the heart of what we are. Why join our team? SGS’s success depends on the ongoing development of our employees.
Brimming with passion and energy, our employees know that what we do is important and that our work has an impact on people’s everyday lives.
Our high-performance culture turns people into high achievers. We invest heavily in training and everyone is given the learning tools to perform in their roles.
Beyond personal development we also encourage all our staff to engage with the business, and buy-in to their goals, ambitions and corporate values in a way that will inspire them to want to drive the business forward proactively and generate success.
The role of an Assistant Cargo Inspector
The role of an Assistant Cargo Inspector is to provide independent assessment of the quantity and quality of materials including Crude Oil, Petroleum Products, Petrochemicals and Petroleum Gases.
You will perform sampling of cargo and take measurements to complete calculations for the accurate reporting to the client.
The position will involve :
The role of an Assistant Cargo Inspector can be physically demanding and will involve both working at heights, in confined spaces and potentially on vessels at sea.
SGS will ensure you are provided with the relevant training, coaching and mentoring, along with correct equipment and PPE to ensure you safely perform in the role to the best of your ability.
Due to the nature of the business, the role of an Assistant Cargo Inspector will require flexibility with hours of work to fit with shipping / tide times.
We operate an annual hour’s working pattern, and you will receive 31 days’ annual leave to start which increases with service.
You will also receive an annual salary of £19,000 to £22,000 plus a range of excellent benefits.
What we look for in our Assistant Cargo Inspectors? We require our Assistant Cargo Inspectors to have the following skills, experience and knowledge :