The comprehensive food safety information website

Auto req ID  



QMS Lead Auditor, Food Safety - Intertek






United States


Job Title:  QMS Lead Auditor, Food Safety


Job Location:  Remote/Home-Based


Intertek is a world leading food safety certification body, with accreditation for globally recognized programs. Certification by our experts confirms that our client’s management system complies with the appropriate standard, improves processes and increases market visibility.  We’re accredited to award certification for a broad range of standards considered worldwide benchmarks for best practice in the food industry, as well as a range of other nationally and internationally recognized standards.


We are seeking an experienced Auditor to join our Food Safety group.




·    Audit client company's quality systems for compliance with established standards, including GFSI, Client Schemes, and other relevant standards.

· Assist clients with questions relevant to the audit and/or certification process.

· Review food safety management system (FSMS) and quality system documentation.

· Verify and document evidence of compliance and non-compliance.

· Write comprehensive reports on the audit findings.

· Review audit results with coordinator and other assessment team members.  Make presentations to clients and/or certification board concerning audit results, when requested.

· Assist with corrective action requirements.

· Assist management in addressing any appeals relative to assessment.

· Coordinate activities with other assessment team members.

·    Provide consultation and/or training, both internally and externally, on related quality issues/topics, as needed.

· Presentations related to quality related services and topics.

· Technical writing and development of programs supporting the company.

· Job costing and margins.

· Participate in audit meetings and process.

·    Provide management with updates on status of work, initiatives, and projects, as required.

·    Travel extensively, including overnight/multiple days, to various work-sites and client locations.

·    Perform other work as required.


Required Qualifications:  


·    In-depth knowledge of auditing Food Safety Management Systems, demonstrated through a combination of education and experience:

· Degree in food science, quality, or a related major.

· 5+ years of auditing, with industry experience in food safety/quality systems.

· Must have completed lead auditor training for any FSMS standard; ISO22000 desired, but will train if needed.

·    Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

·    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.

·    Sound judgment, organization, and analytical skills.

·    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·    Ability to document and report findings.

·    Ability to exercise effective time management skills in completion of assignments.

·    Ability to work well in an environment and react effectively in stressful situations.

·    Strong computer skills, including MS Office.

·    Ability to work varied and extended hours/days, as business dictates.

·    Must be willing and able to travel extensively.  Primarily domestic travel, but International travel may be needed (requires a passport).

·    Physical dexterity to perform functions which are inherent to the position.

·    Mobility to travel by auto and airplane.


Intertek offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market.  We promote a culture where motivated, customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment, and reach their highest potential.  We offer medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans, 401(k) with company match, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement, and more.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  




Apply Now





Main Page

Description: Description: setstats            Copyright (C) All rights reserved under

            If you have any comments, please send your email to