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Auditor, Active Medical Devices

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United States
Base Salary
87k-115k USD

Job Description

Company Description

We are SGS – the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity. Our 99,600 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

Job Description

As the ActiveMedical Device Auditor, you will perform third-party audits per SGS Certification procedures and the requirements for ISO 13485, MDSAP, MDD and MDR standards. The Active Medical Device Auditor is responsible to make relevant decisions concerning the audit process and to inform SGS SSC as required to resolve issues outside the audit process. The Active Medical Device Auditor is responsible to collect and analyze sufficient information to provide a recommendation for certification. The Active Medical Device Auditor has the authority for the control and performance of auditing activities including planning and the control of other members of audit teams.

Remote position can be located anywhere in the United States

  • Perform audits for clients’ medical devices quality systems and technical information to the requirements of ISO 13485 and other regulatory requirements such as MDSAP, MDD, MDR and EU.
  • In performing the duties described above, to ensure that such duties are performed in an efficient and commercially expedient way.
  • To control as necessary, teams of auditors during the activities covered by items above.
  • Decide upon evidence gained during audits whether or not registration should be recommended or allowed to continue.
  • Strive to acquire sufficient audit experience to cover the whole of SGS’s Certification's accredited activities.
  • Assist in the training of other auditors and lead auditors during planned audits or during other training functions.
  • Participate actively in witness audits by SGS or accreditation bodies.
  • Maintain all audit credentials.
  • Undertake any other activities as directed by the Operations and/or Accreditation Manager.
  • As a lead assessor you are responsible for the overall audit team. The team could be one person or 15 people depending on the assignment.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (i.e., Engineering, Bioscience, Biomedical, Science, etc.) AND
  • Minimum 5 years of experience auditing for ISO 13485, MDSAP, MDD and MDR standards.
  • Possesses Auditor Credentials for either of these standards: ISO 13485, MDSAP, MDD and MDR
  • 4+ years of experience related to information security or cyber security
  • 2+ years of experience related to AI systems


  • Strong background and knowledge of technical applications of the standards
  • Language Skills: Highest advanced level of English
  • Mathematical Skills: Basic level
  • Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Basic level
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Leadership abilities – ability to Lead a team to achieve a set up goal or complete an audit on time and according to standards
  • Proactive attitude and excellent organizational skills
  • Effectively reacts in stressful situations and make clear, well-founded decisions regarding conformity during the audit
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects while delivering results on time
  • Act with integrity, tact, and character


  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) – Intermediate user proficiency


  • Travels up to 80% of the time - automobile / airplane, some travel might be international with flight time 8+ hours depending on the destination. Weekend travel may be necessary to meet utilization requirements.

Salary - $87,000 - $115,000/yr based on experience

Benefits - This position offers medical, dental, vision, 401K, time off benefits

Additional Information

SGS 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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Advice from our career coach

Perspective: As a candidate for the Active Medical Device Auditor position at SGS, it is crucial to have a strong background in ISO 13485, MDSAP, MDD, and MDR standards. Standing out as an applicant requires demonstrating experience in auditing, information security, and AI systems, along with possessing relevant auditor credentials. Your ability to lead audit teams efficiently, make informed decisions under pressure, and communicate effectively will be key to success in this role. Additionally, willingness to travel extensively, up to 80% of the time, is a must.
  • Highlight your experience in auditing for ISO 13485, MDSAP, MDD, and MDR standards.
  • Showcase your expertise in information security and AI systems.
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and decision-making skills under pressure.
  • Emphasize your willingness and ability to travel extensively for the role.
  • Ensure your resume reflects a strong background in related disciplines like Engineering, Bioscience, or Biomedical Science.
  • Prepare to discuss your experience in controlling audit teams and making recommendations for certification.

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Apr 14, 2024


87k-115k USD

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