Sr. Food Safety
Auditor - United States
SGS is the global leader and
innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services.
Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and
integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries, and operating a
network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost
every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.
Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100%
passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas.
We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100%
committed to helping you reach your full potential.
SGS helps to improve food safety, enhance quality, support sustainable
development, improve margins and protect brand. SGS auditors have the
industry and business expertise to perform food audits against chosen
criteria and code of practice. In addition to providing customized programs
SGS can audit against numerous international standards such as International
Featured Standard (IFS), Safe Quality Food (SQF), Hazard Analysis and
Critical Control Point (HACCP) and the SGS Hygiene Monitored Approval Scheme.
The successful candidate would act as a Lead Auditor in more than one
standard (i.e. FSSC22000, SQF, BRC and /or Quality Management system standard)
and conduct integrated audit where required as per global procedures, local
procedures, guidance and instructing of Food Product manager/Technical
- Perform audits in any capacity
in conformance with the SGS Global/Local procedures and sector specific
schemes while delivering on time arrival of audit report.
- Conduct public presentations,
training and seminars on specific standards where required.
- Assist in the training of other
auditors during planned audits or during other training functions.
- Report any customer complaints,
problems and or system deficiencies to the Food Certification management
/ Technical Manager and Business Manager.
- To participate actively in
- Conduct Sales/Marketing
presentations of food services and technical advice to those marketing
and sale function where required.
Education and Required Skills:
- Bachelor degree in Food Science
or Bio Science is required (consideration will be given to other science
as well i.e. chemical science depending 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.
- Minimum 5 years work experience
and qualified as SQF, BRC and/or FSSC 22000 lead auditor
(especially High Risk products).
- Ability to travel 75% of the
time, possible weekend travel.
- Experience in delivering
training is preferable.
- Position may be located
anywhere in the U.S.
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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