Part - Time Inspector - Precious Metals - Philadelphia, PA

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Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Philadelphia 

State: Pennsylvania


Bureau Veritas Commodities and Trade is growing and we are seeking top talent to join our Precious Metals Inspection Team in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  The successful candidate will represent multiple clients at refining facilities in and around Philadelphia and Newark.  If you have the necessary discipline, character, and motivation to work with Precious Metals, please consider carefully the following role and apply.”



To carry out and/or supervise the inspection, weighing and sampling of various commodities to pre-defined standards, using appropriate methods.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Attend various locations to carry out and/or supervise the inspection, weighing and sampling of various commodities as directed by the Operations Manager
  • Represent Bureau Veritas and the client in a professional manner
  • Carry out inspections/verification of materials and products by both visual and mechanical methods as directed
  • Adhere and conform to internal safety, ethical, and internet and data security practices
  • Produce and/or supervise the production of representative analytical samples from the nominated materials in accordance with company procedures and industry best practice
  • Receive, control or dispatch (as directed) samples on behalf of Bureau Veritas and clients
  • Produce written reports on all activities to an acceptable professional standard within 48 hours of sampling/inspection
  • Maintain up to date log of job cost incurred to execute the nominated scope of work
  • Communicate business intelligence for sales opportunities to the Operations Manager and Business Development Manager as applicable


  • Must be flexible with working days and times. Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday.  However, weekend and evening work may be required.
  • Working away from home may be required. Travel will be in accordance with company policy, ensuring that cost effective measures are followed.
  • Execute scope of work in accordance with the company standards and policies – including Health, Safety, Environmental, Sustainability, Ethics, and Quality Management System.
  • Ensure that all site work is carried out in accordance with local site rules and appropriate Bureau Veritas risk management procedures.
  • Ensure that personal protective equipment and other equipment is used as required and is well maintained at all times.
  • Represent and promote the name of Bureau Veritas by acting in a responsible and professional manner at all times.
  • Ensure the job coordinator is fully informed of job progress daily.
  • Immediately report to the job coordinator any deviation or failure in the work being witnessed to protect the interests of Bureau Veritas and its clients.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • High school diploma or General Education Development diploma (GED).
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Self-motivated and disciplined inspector who enjoys being in the field
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work in remote locations and adapt to problems as situations arise
  • Good written, verbal and email communication skills with clients and BV staff at all levels
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and also TEAMS
  • Proven ability to balance multiple competing priorities, meet deadlines and be responsive
  • Willingness to learn and rapidly adapt to changing conditions
  • Demonstrate technical ability in sampling, measurement and inspection of commodities

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Maintain valid driver’s license and be able to obtain U.S. Passport




  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands, and arms; and climb or balance
  • The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and taste and smell
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit
  • Employee is frequently required to climb and descend stairways, ladders, and gangways 
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or climb with up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (with assistance) 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


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