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Bachelor's Degree

Senior Responsible Sourcing Social Compliance Auditor


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Promoting safe living and working environments.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.



Perform high level social compliance assessments in a variety of manufacturing sites, farms, processing plants, company headquarters', office settings, retail stores, extractive sites and/or other work related sites throughout a region or country. The senior social compliance auditor assesses and reports in accordance with UL Responsible Sourcing and client audit protocols on facilities working conditions as it relates to established code of conducts, initiatives and/or client programs. Senior auditors are also expected to have an active mentoring role with trainees, team and lead auditors out on the field. Senior auditors will participate and lead higher level audits; and as such this will involve complex methodologies, advanced analysis, and comprehensive / intricate reporting. Reports will be written in English in an objective, accurate, detailed and timely manner.

Senior auditors may also, from time to time, be assigned to handle special tasks or projects, as may be determined by their supervisor.


  1. Execute accurate, objective and high quality social compliance assessments by implementing all requirements indicated in the client specific procedures, auditor training and audit scope

  2. Prepare in advance by downloading and reading audit documents and protocols related to upcoming audits

  3. Document and report the audit findings/observations.

  4. Communicate audit results to facility management in a professional, objective, and clear manner.

  5. Verify the effectiveness of corrective actions taken as a result of audit.

  6. Cooperate with and supporting other auditors and staff.

  7. Submit complete audit reports timely (within 48 hours for most)

  8. Promptly address any clarification queries from the reviewing team and respond to all emails in a timely manner.

  9. Complete all assigned training activities and actively participate in training sessions

  10. Apply feedback from reviewers, training specialist, quality manager, program managers and client facing team to future work for continuous improvement

  11. Treat privileged information with discretion and ensuring all audit related documents and results remain confidential and well-guarded.

  12. Update country law profiles for assigned country/region in support of the audit process & advisory services and update appropriate tracking tools.

  13. Conduct specialized audits where a higher level of auditing skills and methodology is required (such as EICC, RJC, SMETA, Environmental, SA8000 certification, Conflict Free Smelter (CFS), Capacity Building and Continuous Improvement, etc.)

  14. Mentor role with trainees, team and lead auditors

  15. Use higher level of communication and critical thinking is essential

  16. Open and willing to learn and perform new audit programs

  17. Partner with training team, program managers, and client facing groups to establish valuable programs

  18. Previous auditing experience required

  19. Perform other industry related job assignments as needed


University degree in a related discipline. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Internet, Access, e-mail and other company Software programs. Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of in-house staff and clients. Ability to lead a team of auditors during the execution of a project and/or specialized audits Willingness and ability to travel to other regions and or throughout the designated country (up to 85% annually).