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Agricultural Food Safety Auditor – United States

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Control Union Certifications in the United States for an Agricultural Food Safety Auditor.

As an Agricultural Food Safety Auditor you will be responsible for carrying out food safety and sustainability audits on farms and food facilities.

Are you self-motivated and able to work in a dynamic workplace that consistently brings new challenges? If so, then we are looking for you!

Tasks and responsibilities

Conduct food safety, sustainability, certification, and customer specific audits primarily in the fresh produce area as well as other food industry areas on farms and in food facilities

Ensure customer compliance with established certification standards by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation

Communicate audit findings by preparing a final report and discuss findings with auditees; prepare reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing operating information and trends, with a high degree of integrity and quality

Demonstrate knowledge and skills in HACCP; must be able to complete HACCP training certification

Demonstrate ability to become highly proficient with GFSI auditing requirements. Must be able to successfully complete GLOBALG.A.P., PrimusGFS and Third-Party Auditor Training. Other schemes upon request

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including assistance in developing, implementing, and maintaining certification and audit programs.


BSc/MSc required in food science, agriculture and/or environmental science, or related field

Minimum 3 years industry experience in a practical capacity on a farm or in a technical production management role related to food crops, preferably fresh fruits and vegetables required

Documented evidence of training or experience in integrated pest management, pesticide handling, fertilizer use, farm equipment, and water quality required

In-depth knowledge of agricultural standard systems and certification in the areas of food safety, environmental sustainability and social accountability, particularly for crops required

Must be able to travel domestically and internationally, including ability to obtain a passport

Driver’s license is necessary

Lead Auditor Training /Qualification (e.g., ISO 9001 QMS) desired

Knowledge in the areas of livestock and aquaculture an advantage

Spanish language fluency an advantage

Our Company

With its foundation in agriculture, Control Union Certifications has focused its efforts in developing services around the sustainability of the industry's supply chains which feed into the food, feed, bioenergy and textiles markets. With 'boots on the ground' in more than 70 countries, Control Union Certifications is uniquely placed to manage challenges with today's global marketplace.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply below.

For further information please contact Aida Bustamante +1 9549002087 or


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