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Senior Food Safety Auditor - Illinois

🔍 United States, Illinois

Oct 13, 2015 Post Date

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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 SSC global procedures, local procedures , guidance and instructing of Food Product manager/Technical Manager. In addition, the successful candidate will:

• Conduct Sales/Marketing presentations of food services and technical advice to those marketing and sale function where required.
• Conducting public presentations / Training/ seminars on specific standards where required.
• Report any customer complaints, problems and or system deficiencies to the Food Certification management / technical manager and business Manager.
• Conduct Assessment achieving the standard level; be on time arrival, delivery audit report within target time frame


• Bachelor degree in Food Science or Bio Science is preferred (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 auditing experience and Qualified as SQF, BRC, and /or FSSC 22000 lead auditor. (Especially high risk products).
• Experience in delivering training is preferable.
• Ability to travel 75% of the time, possible weekend travel
• Position may be located in Illinois, Florida, NY/NJ or in the Carolinas


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. If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.


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