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Auditor- Food Safety, Merieux NutriSciences - Salida, CA 95368



Merieux NutriSciences is looking for an independent, detail-oriented individual to conduct food safety related audits at food manufacturing and distribution facilities within the food supply chain. The audits will be accredited certified audits requiring the candidates for this position to be certified. (SQF, ISO 22000, HACCP, BRC)


Job Duties


Conduct audits such as those related to GMP/Food safety systems and/or GFSI benchmarked schemes like BRC, FSSC 22000 and SQF


Maintain confidentiality about all aspects of work and adhere to all procedures established by Merieux NutriSciences Certification and its auditing clients


Assure consistency and accuracy in all audits and audit reports


Follow and adhere with all required protocols and procedures


Maintain applicable professional development required for audit proficiency



Must love travel! Auditors will be responsible for conducting supplier audits in a variety of food processing and related environments. Travel frequency will be a minimum of 80% travel, including overnight stays.


Flexibility! Auditors are field-based, working from home. Schedules are coordinated with the auditing office.


Who doesn’t love a nerd? Ideal candidates will possess a degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Food Engineering or related field, a minimum of 5 years experience in a quality assurance role and broad knowledge/experience of various food-processing operations.


Show us your stuff! Direct experience performing external audits and a strong knowledge in GMP’s, food safety practices and management systems, HAACP, QMS and relevant government regulations are required.


Prove you’ve got it! Certifications as auditors for current GFSI benchmarked schemes (BRC, SQF or ISO 22000/9001) are desired.


This is the easy part! Strong computer and interpersonal skills are critical to be successful as an Auditor.



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