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Senior Auditor - Food

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Date: 11-Jan-2022

Location: Murarrie, QLD, AU, 4172

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:35160
Location:Brisbane : 6/20 Smallwood Place 
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular


FSSC 22000/ BRC/SQF  Assessor job description (FTE)
Bring your management systems audit skills and food safety sector experience to our Management Systems Lead Auditor role and make the most of your professional skills doing more of the work you enjoy.
Setting international standards of excellence in safety is our purpose as an organization. Responsible, dedicated Assessors like you help our clients to manage their systems and risks so they can improve their current and future performance. Join our global assessment team and be inspired by your work.
Location:  Brisbane/Melbourne/Sydney
About the role

You’ll perform business assurance assessments and recommend certification, deferral, suspension, or withdrawal of certification in accordance with management systems standards. You will actively build strong external and internal client relationships.
The outcome of your assessments will result in accurate, insightful reports that will be of real worth to our clients. Meanwhile, you’ll stay focused on your own Continuous Professional Development, actively seeking out opportunities to enhance your expertise and keep your skills fully up to date.
You will:

•    Have substantial experience in third party auditing/assessment to FSSC 22000 and ISO 9001 including system level auditing and process level auditing. 
•    Qualification for auditing to BRC-Food and SQF would be added advantage
•    Experience in auditing to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 would be an asset.
•    Have a minimum of five years of full-time work experience in the food-chain-related industry, including at least two years of work in quality assurance or food safety       functions within food production or manufacturing, retailing, inspection or enforcement, or the equivalent.
•    Have experience with a wide range of food products including but not limited to confectionary, dry and wet pet food, beverages and other food products.
•    Hold a degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject (including studies in general microbiology, general chemistry, and food science).
•    Possess a high standard of personal presentation, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a flexible attitude.
•    Have the ability to travel extensively throughout Australia, and occasionally overseas if needed.
•    Be keenly focused on client service excellence.
•    You will be competent in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
•    Work safely and robustly implement health and safety rules, instructions and systems. Refuse any work that compromises your safety or health.
•    Promptly report incidents including near miss and safety observations, accidents and injuries. Flag any health and safety concerns with your line manager.

Job Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in the food industry (process and/or technology)
•    Adequate working experience in quality management and food safety in the food sector
•    Qualification for auditing in BRC Food/ ISO 22000/ FSSC 22000, SQF 
•    Additional qualification and experience in IFS standard & BRC Packaging is a big benefit
•    Additional qualification for ISO 9001 will be an advantage
•    Minimum of 2 years of work experience (in relation to food production & technology) in the food industry.
•    Analytical approach with proactive attitude and assertiveness
•    Very good communication skills
•    Excellent Language skills both spoken and written.
•    Confidence in using remote ICT technologies (Skype, MS Teams etc.) for remote auditing.

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