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Alpharetta, GA, US New York, NY, US

 

Risk Engineer 
 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

The candidate is expected to have sound expertise in loss prevention and loss control for a broad range of manufacturing industries and commercial businesses.

About the Team:

Candidate will closely interact with clients and brokers as part of the production / underwriting / servicing team of Swiss Re's East Region. The main tasks are advising our underwriters on risk quality and loss estimates in order to achieve a preferable risk selection. This is done by reviewing, interpreting and summarizing third party technical risk information (desk job risk analysis). This role also encompasses on-site risk inspections and operations reviews to verify our clients' risk mitigation approaches and to provide clients with risk improvement suggestions. Further, to support Swiss Re's expansion in the direct insurance business, the successful candidate will serve as the account engineer for clients written out of Swiss Re's East Region.

About the Role:

As a generalist, the candidate should have practical knowledge of NFPA, Factory Mutual data sheets or similar HPR (Highly Protected Risk) standards. Working/practical knowledge would include the preparation of loss control reports, underwriting information reports, written project and plan reviews for manufacturing occupancies such as plastic workers, machine shops and assembly plants. Knowledge of layout and construction, fire protection systems (sprinkler systems, alarm systems, etc.) and human element property conservation programs (i.e. Hot Work Permit Program, etc.) is a must.

The position holder must be able to develop maximum loss and probable maximum loss scenarios in line with insurance industry practices.

Account engineering expectations include developing service plans, negotiating fees, coordinating field servicing, vendor management and interacting with the client and broker to serve the needs of the client.

About You:

  • Minimum 3 years loss prevention experience in North America, as field engineer or account engineer
  • Property insurance background, or combination of property insurance and industrial experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Engineering degree - preferably chemical/mechanical/civil, etc. (Equivalent experience/degree can be considered)
  • NatCat expertise is a plus
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office products)
  • Business sense, team player, service mindset

 

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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