Project Owner/Sample Admin- FUS

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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Leadership.Global.General – 3D City – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Underwriters Laboratories receives project samples from companies from all over world to ensure continuing compliance with the standards to which they have been tested and certified.The FUS Project Owner position is essential to the receipt, processing and reporting of the results of the testing on these FUS project samples. The FUS Project Owner works with minimal supervision and is completely familiar with all job-related processes. In addition, the FUS Project Owner understands all job processes fully with the ability to identify when something is not correctand makesthat known to leader and manager. FUS Project Owners apply varied and moderately complex clerical procedures, methods, and techniques to support business functions and processes. The FUS Project Owner consistently demonstrates that customersatisfaction is of the highest importance and makes that a daily focus.


•Manage (and delegate) correspondence requests that include requests for project status, sample status, invoicing inquires, etc. from internal and external clients

•Facilitate meetings including weekly status huddles.

•Review and offer feedback of documented team processes.

•Participate and potentially lead team improvement projects.

•Ability to administer ALL categories proficiently.

•Administer shared resource sitesto maintain relevanceand usagefor Engineering, Field Engineering and Laboratory to foster collaboration between teams.

•Generate and facilitate feedback reporting to Field Engineering to help drive improvement and partnership.

•Demonstrates leadership qualities and a desire to provide coaching and/or mentoring to others

•Entrusted to manage and procure job critical supplies for the team.

•Read and followthe Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct, and follow all physical and digital security practices.

•Performs other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

•High School Diploma or GED required. Some college education preferred.

•Prior customer service or administrative experience preferred.

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn proprietary software.

•Strong written and oral communication skills.

•Strong organization skills and the ability to coordinate with internal and external teams.

•Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

•UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


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