Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
5d ago

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.

With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.




Operations Manager Bay of Plenty


  • Perform specialist Tank Inspections & NDT checks of new and existing tanks and vessels, assisting and developing techniques and processes
  • Provide general NDT testing, inspection and consultancy services to light and heavy industry clients, performing various checks and evaluations of both new plant and construction assets and also existing plant;
  • examine welds, plant assets and components, mechanical failures, advising and supervising repairs where required


  • Carry out component inspections of items such as structures, bridges, specialist construction sites as requested, pressure vessels, pipe work, boilers, heat exchangers, tanks, pumps, and the like and ensure that all tasks are completed and delivered in a timely manner to meet customer expectations and compliance requirements
  • Work with clients on plant shut downs to complete accurate inspections on all equipment using various NDT techniques on plant and equipment and provide client reports in a timely manner to ensure all information reported is delivered to minimize disruption to the customer production schedules
  • Communicate with customers to initiate or carry out their requirements to maintain optimum customer satisfaction
  • Ensure compliance with SGS management systems (ISO17020,17025 etc)
  • Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor and maintains and calibrates tools and equipment as required
  • Work away from home on projects as requested
  • Maintain and develop skills and qualifications needed to perform role
  • Identify services SGS can provide to clients.Identify potential business opportunities to SGS management
  • Performance Measure

  • Customer feedback
  • Work completed to deadline
  • Average number of chargeable hours
  • Equipment maintenance and Calibration
  • Successful completion of audits
  • Certifications and qualifications current
  • Accurate recording of data in time-sheet
  • Adherence to Quality management system

  • A minimum of five years work experience tank industry
  • API653 Certification
  • NDT Level II certifications, ideally two qualifications such as : Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic particle testing, Dye - Penetrant testing, Eddy Current, Phased array, TOFD.
  • Current Driver’s license (car)
  • General site safety awareness and training
  • Computer literacy
  • Challenges Opportunities

  • Develop Tank processes and techniques, help train and educate other NDT staff
  • Maintaining average of 30 chargeable hours per week
  • Tight deadlines & Maintaining productivity

  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
  • Provides the highest quality products and services and meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationship with customers and gains their trust and respect
  • Gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in services
  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solution, can see hidden problems
  • Looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first answer
  • Physically capable and able to handle all tasks expected on industrial site work (climbing, accessing tight spaces, lifting up to 25 kg without strain or difficulty

  • Demonstrates strong commitment to Health and Safety Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to H&S
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace
  • In accordance with the H&S Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements
  • Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the Incident Reporting requirements
  • Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor
  • Maintain a safe and tidy worksite
  • Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, H&S Representatives or relevant client / site contact
  • Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by management
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