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AHK has an opportunity for an Inspector to join our team based in Rhode Island, USA. You will be responsible for ensuring client instructions are carried out at the consignment location, act as an independent party to verify compliance to agreed processes and provide details to clients regarding the handling of their product.



Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed & carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.



To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:


  • Send and receive email and phone communications for coordination and scheduling of assignments, and to communicate on status updates.
  • Carry out any assignments in accordance with the clients’ instructions and industry standards.
  • Provide written reports that summarise all operations carried out for any given assignment using provided templates.
  • Dispatch samples to Alfred H Knight North America or as instructed by the client (via UPS, FedEx, or DHL).
  • Ensure safety in the workplace and, in this respect, also ensure compliance with any and all instructions relating to the use and storage of material/equipment necessary for the performance of all job-related tasks.
  • Follow appropriate health and safety policies and procedures at all times, including site-specific requirements.


Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours

  • Ability to communicate efficiently with work onsite and office-based staff.
  • Maintain a professional and independent position for all assignments.
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to convey details through written reports and photographs.
  • Must be reliable and able to organise and operate independently (training will be provided).
  • General computer literacy (Word, Excel, G-mail, Google Drive, etc).


Required Work Experience 

  • Experience in material sampling and inspection practices is preferred.


Required Qualifications

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and occasionally climb a ladder.
  • Must have a personal vehicle suitable for transportation to assignments.
  • TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials allow access to US Ports) preferred. If working in a locaction where TWIC is required, candidate must be able to pass the background and security requirements).
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Travel / Rotation Requirements 

  • Depending on the location, some travel may be required, including overnight stays.



We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match, including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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