Organic Food & Product Certification
Reviewer – San Diego, CA
Diego, CA 92101
We are seeking a reviewer
for our QAI
- Quality Assurance International
team at our San Diego, CA location to complete application and level one
reviews based on regulatory standards.
Accountabilities: Complete established review forms
(application and level one) based on regulatory standards and QAI policies
in accordance with training and documented guidelines.
Assure that customer application, compliance plans and related inspection
reports contain required descriptions, protocols, procedures, records and
ensure record keeping systems are in place and comply with regulatory
Complete level one reviews. Review client documentation and inspection
reports, for non-compliance points which require client corrective actions
necessary for clients to meet organic standards and other standards as
Make certification recommendations based on review of documentation,
non-conformities and corrective actions
Contact clients to review findings and outstanding issues, clarifying any
technical and regulatory requirements and issues.
Provide technical support to customer service representatives on organic
and other applicable standards.
Serve as back up to account coordinator(s) when necessary
Recommend and/or determine acceptance or rejection of client corrective
Determine if each item submitted for certification meets product and label
composition for regulatory requirements.
Draft certificates, non-compliance letters, product summaries, and other
certification documents as directed
Update forms and procedures to maintain efficient workflow, as needed.
Evaluate performance of inspectors and provide feedback to the Inspection
Participate in regular reviewer meetings and make continuous improvement
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in agriculture, food science, animal science or related
area of study.
A minimum of one-year experience and working knowledge with National
Organic Program (NOP) standards and regulations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to clearly communicate complex and technical concepts
Familiar with QAI procedures being applied, knowledgeable regarding all
applicable standards and regulations, familiar with organic and
conventional crop, livestock, processing, or handling procedures and
Successful completion of IOIA training program or equivalent training as
determined by the general manager.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.
Demonstrated project and time management skills. Preferred Qualifications: IOIA Accreditation and advanced
Five years of experience as an inspector
No phone calls, faxes or postal
*Smoke free work environment*
NSF is an EO/AA Employer - we
welcome and encourage diversity in our workplace