Inspection Associate

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Date: Jul 18, 2024

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

JOB TITLE: Inspector – Metals & Minerals, North America

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour


Job Description

Bureau Veritas Commodities and Trade Inc. is growing, and we are seeking top talent to join our Metals & Minerals Inspection Team in the Northeast Region of the USA. For this exciting and diverse role, the successful candidate will represent multiple clients in and around the Northeast Region of the USA. Reporting directly to the Northeast Regional Manager and Precious Metals Operations Manager you will be given the tools to excel in this role.

Travel to other parts of the country may be required, however, you will be based in this main region. The primary locations for this role are the surrounding Philadelphia area, Mercer County, Burlington County and Camden County, New Jersey.
If you have the necessary discipline, character, and motivation to work within the Metals and Minerals industries, please carefully consider the following role and apply.


CITY: Predominantly the Philadelphia area, Mercer County, Burlington County and Camden County, NJ.

STATE: New Jersey (the ability to be flexible and travel to other areas of North America is essential – all expenses are paid for, in accordance with the BV handbook as directed).


SUMMARY: To carry out and/or supervise the inspection, weighing and sampling of various commodities to pre-defined standards and scope of works, using the appropriate methods advised by the administration and Management.



•     Attend various locations to carry out and/or supervise the inspection, weighing and sampling of various commodities as directed by the Operations Manager and Northeast Regional 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 to 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 the set Service Level Agreement’s (SLA’s) of sampling/inspection.

•     Maintain an up-to-date log of job costs incurred and hours worked to execute the nominated scope of work and update the relevant personnel of the status of each job, each day.

•     Communicate business intelligence for sales opportunities to the Operations Manager and Business Development Manager as applicable.

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•     Must be flexible with working days/nights and times. The typical work schedule is Monday through to Friday during daylight hours. However, weekend and evening work may be required.

•     Working away from home may also be required. Travel will be in accordance with company policies, 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 Systems.

•     Ensure that all site work is carried out in accordance with local site rules and appropriate Bureau Veritas risk management procedures every day.

•     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 administration team is fully informed of job progress daily.

  •  Immediately report to the relevant administration team members and any deviation or failure in the work being witnessed - to protect the interests of Bureau Veritas and its clients.



•     An associate degree or above is desirable, however, a high school diploma or General Education Development diploma (GED) will be considered for the right candidate.

•     Ability to read and interpretate safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals are essential.

•     Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals is essential.

•     A Self-motivated and disciplined individual who enjoys being in the field will suit this role. You will need to be comfortable with the Interaction of site management and staff.

•     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.

•     Excellent written, verbal and email communication skills are essential for this role.

•     Good knowledge of  Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and also Teams are essential.

•     Proven ability to balance multiple competing priorities, meet deadlines, and be responsive is a key skill requirement for this role.

•     Willingness to excel, learn and adapt to changing conditions is also essential.

•     Demonstrate technical ability in sampling, measurement, and inspection of commodities.






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



•     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, or, for more information, visit, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

•     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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