Project Handler - Commercial Appliances

US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2017-6362
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Engineering

Overview

Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World 

 

#ThisIsOurNormal

 

At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

Responsibilities

Do you have strong Administrative Assistant background? This is the opportunity for you!

 

We are currently seeking a Project Handler to join our team!  If you are someone who thrives in a team environment, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, enjoys working hands-on with multiple projects, has strong communication skills and wants to be a part of our mission to ensure customer safety, we want you! As a Project Handler, you will work close with our Engineering team to support our customer’s goal in providing safe products to consumers! You can also expect the following:  

 

Under direct supervision, learns to manage execution and timely completion of basic engineering projects. Assists in analyzing project scope, determining project specifications, establishing test programs for product investigations, and preparing reports for clients, as directed. May exercise Project Handler Signature Authority as assigned as Project Handler of record responsible for opening, maintenance, completion, and closing of assigned new work engineering projects.

 

  • Learns how to determine project scope, develop a preliminary plan of investigation, and determine project specifications such as cost, time, and sample requirements. Assists in analyzing client input, available supplemental data, and product construction. Projects may include travel to conduct or witness tests at client sites.
  • Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements, as directed. Follows up on contacts from clients, as directed. Assists in addressing client concerns and resolving client issues. Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and follow-up services.
  • Assists in establishing appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements. Notifies client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance with UL requirements or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
  • Coordinates laboratory activities by assisting in preparation of data sheets and instructions to technicians. Learns to establish completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management, as directed. May serve as Project Handler of record as assigned.
  • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Assists in preparing Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
  • Assists in resolving engineering issues associated with Variation Notices. Learns to analyze and report on the acceptability of the variations.
  • Performs other duties as directed

Qualifications

Qualifications for a Project Handler:

  • Some University education (Associates preferred)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Excel is a must
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • No experience required. 

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