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FM Global FM Approvals-Quality Engineering Surveillance Auditor St. Louis, MO in St. Louis, Missouri


FM Approvals is an international leader in third-party compliance testing and certification services. We provide test services for property loss prevention products, for use in commercial and industrial facilities to ensure they meet rigorous loss prevention standards of quality, technical integrity, and performance. FM Approvals does this by employing an internationally recognized certification process that is backed by scientific research and testing, with over a century of experience. The products that are certified are then audited on a periodic basis to ensure compliance to the original FM Approved certification.

The FM APPROVED mark is recognized and respected worldwide. Our certification instills confidence and commands respect in the marketplace.

The role of a Quality Surveillance Auditor will be to schedule and conduct audits at predetermined frequencies with various manufacturers responsible for making products that carry the FM Approvals certification mark. FM Approved products cover a wide range of electrical, hydraulic, and building materials.


Ensure the integrity of FM Approved products through scheduling and performing surveillance audits throughout the FM Approvals customer base.

The ideal candidate is expected to have, and be able to demonstrate, practical experience in manufacturing processes, quality control processes and auditing practices.

The ideal candidates work will be well defined and performed under limited supervision.

Manage, cultivate, and maintain partnerships with a variety of FM Approved product manufacturers.

Independently examine the procedures, processes, systems, and records for conformity requirements to ensure compliance to the FM Approved standards.

Review Approval markings, critical drawings, documentation control, quality procedures and inspection equipment calibration and product validation.

Effectively schedule and conduct surveillance audits.

Validate technical audit/test results for compliance to the FM Approvals standards and document those findings.

Accurately report audit results on a wide variety of audited products through effective communication, both verbally and in written reports.

Effectively interact with customers both verbally and in written form to discuss technical issues, and nonconformance concerns.

Significant day travel required, approximately 60% - 80%

Overnight travel 30%-40%

Lease car provided along with maintenance and fuel for the vehicle!

This role is based out of our St. Louis, MO office and includes surrounding regions.


  • Bachelor's Degree required with a technical field of expertise preferred in electrical, mechanical, chemical and/or building materials.

  • A minimum of 5 years of related surveillance audit, process control and/or QA experience preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • ISO 9000 experience a benefit

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Basic computer literacy, Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to use and understand various measurement tools.

  • Ability to read and understand critical dimensions used within technical drawings.

  • Able to take direction and work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be self-motivated with good organizational skills.

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce.


Location US-MO-St. Louis

Job ID 2021-10645

# Positions 1

Work Location Works from an office location

Employee Type Regular

Category Engineering - Quality Engineering/Auditing