Industrial Minerals Inspector - Marrero, LA

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Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Marrero, Louisiana, 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: Marrero 

State: Louisiana


Job Description


JOB TITLE: Inspector – Industrial Minerals



Bureau Veritas Commodities and Trade Inc. is hiring top talent for the Metals & Minerals survey business based in Marrero, LA.  Demand for inspection and sampling services is growing monthly in quantity and clients served.  If you have the required knowledge and experience, please consider the opportunity below and apply today.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Attend at various locations to carry out and/or supervise the inspection, weighing and sampling of various commodities as directed by the Operations Supervisor
  • Represent Bureau Veritas as well as the contracting client in a professional manor
  • Carry out inspections/verification of materials and products by both visual and mechanical methods as directed
  • Adhere and conform to internal safety & IT practices
  • Sample and/or supervise the sampling of suitable, representative analytical samples from the nominated materials
  • Receive, sign for, and dispatch (as required) any samples on behalf of Bureau Veritas
  • Produce time logs on all activities to an acceptable professional standard and within 24 hours of sampling/inspection
  • Carry out associated duties relevant to the Metals & Minerals Division of Bureau Veritas as directed by Business Unit Manager


  • Be flexible with working times and duration. Weekend and evening working (due to the nature of our business) is required
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the relevant company standards and policies, including Health, Safety and Environmental, Ethics, Compliance and the Company’s accreditation and Quality Management System
  • Ensure that all site work is carried out in accordance with local site rules and appropriate risk management procedures
  • Ensure that personal protective equipment and other equipment is used as required and is well maintained at all times
  • Promote the reputation of Bureau Veritas by acting in a responsible and professional manner at all times
  • Ensure the supervisor is kept fully informed of all aspects of day-to-day operations.
  • Immediately report to supervisor any deviation or failure in the work being carried out (or supervised) at any site to protect the interests of Bureau Veritas and its clients
  • Maintain current, valid Driver’s License
  • Support job coordination for efficient running of the department


  • Self-motivated, self-starter that enjoys being in the field
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work in remote locations and adapt to problems as situations arise
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good written, verbal and email communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with clients and staff at all levels within the organization
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to balance multiple competing priorities, meeting deadlines & be responsive
  • Willingness to learn and to rapidly adapt to changing conditions
  • Able to prepare documents and spreadsheets to a high level using MS Office software
  • Demonstrate technical ability in sampling, measurement and inspection of dry bulk metals and minerals

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid driver’s license required; Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) required




  • 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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