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Food Safety Auditor - Chicago, IL

Job Number:



: Audit


: United States


: Full-time


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Type

: Standard

Job Level

: Individual Contributor


: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Posting

: May 14, 2015

Primary Location

: North America-United States-Chicago Heights, IL


 To control, lead and manage all functions related to conducting of 2nd and 3rd party audits responsible for ensuring that all SGS specified requirements are adhered so to conduct assessment work with the goal of assisting clients improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their food safety management systems through the assessment process. This includes exceeding customer expectations in our auditing and assessment functions and providing a continual network system of follow-up and support to the client. 

• Qualify as a Lead Auditor in more than one standard (i.e. Food Safety management/Quality Management system standard) and conduct integrated audit where required as per SSC guidance and instructing of SSC Food Product manager.
• Conduct Sales/Marketing presentations of SSC services and technical advice to those marketing and sale function where required.
• Conducting public presentations / seminars on specific standards where required.
• Report any customer complaints, problems and or system deficiencies to the Food Certification management / certification manager and SSC business Manager.
• Conduct Assessment achieving the standard level; be on time arrival, delivery audit report within target time frame



This position could be full-time or casual as needed…

• Bachelor degree in Food Science or Bio Science is most preferable (consideration will be given to other science as well i.e. chemical science depend on the additional training course attended related to food subject)
• At least 5 years work experience of proven management function in food industry with minimum 2 years work experience in Quality assurance function or food safety management system coordination.
• Qualified as SQF, BRC, IFS and/or ISO22000 is preferable. (Especially high risk products).

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Analytical, decisive, adaptable, ethical, problem solver, persuasive.
• Logical system approach to problem solving
• Ability to write clear and precise reports.
• Team player with ability to operate without close supervision
• Computer literate


Additional Information:

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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