Senior Auditor -
Produce Food Safety – Watsonville, CA
is a global
provider of food safety audits and consulting for
the produce industry. The NSF International Company helps businesses
increase confidence in food safety procedures and demonstrate compliance
with government regulations and customer requirements, offering a total
food safety solution from farm to fork. This includes delivering
field evaluations, laboratory testing, consulting, and training to growers,
shippers, processors, distributors, and retailers around the world.
We are seeking a Senior
our NSF Davis Fresh group to provide produce industry audit services and
technical food safety consulting.
safety and quality evaluations and risk assessments.
Assume a lead role in executing program requirements for Davis Fresh
clients, as well as serving as a liaison with the Davis Fresh team to
ensure completion of client projects.
Provide representation, complete projects and signed agreements with NSF
Davis Fresh clients such as domestic and international fresh produce
growers, harvesters, packers, processors, and shippers. As well as
supermarkets, food service companies, import/export companies, and
Provide a timely response to customer inquiries, complaints and concerns.
Develop cost effective work plans for the completion of assigned audits
including administrative responsibilities (reports, assessments, sampling,
Monitor and report client needs, agreement issues, and competitive threats
to management team.
Establish and maintain effective communication with program representatives
and project managers as it relates to assigned clients while maintaining
strong professional and interpersonal relations with NSF Davis Fresh
clients, service companies, growers/shippers, and government officials.
With direction from Technical Manager, provide training and calibration
with other field auditors.
Conduct pesticide and/or microbial sampling and risk assessments.
Communicate with current and potential clients, and NSF Davis Fresh
personnel regarding identification of additional NSF services that may be
beneficial (examples - new products for certification, test only services,
quality system registration).
Perform other duties as requested.
degree in food, agriculture, biology or other related scientific field.
A minimum of five (5) years experience in the agriculture industry in a
food safety role such as field level food safety inspections / audits.
Ability to work independently.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to
convey information in a concise, accurate and understandable manner.
Willingness and ability to travel extensively.
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and
Display willingness to cooperate with others by providing timely, relevant
and accurate information or assistance as requested.
Ability to adjust to new and changing environments, priorities and/or
ideas. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to accept additional
Demonstrate the ability to identify areas of need/analyze problems, develop
effective solutions and take action without immediate direction.
Display professionalism and set positive example for others.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Master's degree in food, agriculture, microbiology or other scientific
Training in GAP, GMP, BRC, SQF, IFS, Dutch HACCP, LGMA, GlobalGAP, Organic
certification, HACCP and other industry related standards.
Language skills (Spanish).
phone calls, faxes or postal mail please.
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