Position is home based, it is not required to be located in Houston.
Undertake client management activities for assigned customers.
Lead or participate in preliminary assessments, assessments, follow-up
visits, surveillances and certificate renewals to contract and budget
Comply with LRQA procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation
and industry standards.
Produce verbal and written assessment reports on time and to the agreed
Discuss and justify the findings of the report and agree the outcome with
Undertake necessary documentation, data, administration and communication
activities needed to successfully fulfil responsibilities
Pursue CPD and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness
Coach other employees
Identify new and additional business opportunities, advise clients on LR
and LRQA services and action any resulting leads.
Lead or participate in special projects.
The assessor should have the knowledge corresponding to a post-secondary
education that includes general microbiology and general chemistry. The
assessor shall also have the knowledge corresponding to a post-secondary
education that includes courses in the food chain industry category in
which they conduct Food Safety Management System audits.
Prerequisites (if applicable)
• The assessor has completed ISO 22000 training .
assessor has experience with a wide range of food products including but
not limited to confectionary, dry and wet pet food, beverages and other
• The assessor is a registered lead assessor and has undergone HACCP
training or has the audit log background to achieve registration.
• The assessor has successfully completed training in a) HACCP principles,
hazard assessment and hazard analysis, and b) food safety management
principles including PRPs.
• The assessor has a minimum of five years of full-time work experience in
the food-chain-related industry, including at least two years of work in
quality assurance or food safety functions within food production or
manufacturing, retailing, inspection or enforcement, or the equivalent. The
number of years of total work experience may be reduced by one year if the
auditor has completed appropriate post-secondary education.
• The assessor has performed audits for 2nd party of GFSI or third party
FSSC22000, ISO 22000 or ISO 9001 in the food industry
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Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to
race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class.