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Food Safety Auditor - Home Based North America

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Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: US St John's, NL, CA, A1C 1B6 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 2C7 Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 6C7 Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 0J1

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34868
Location:USA : Home Based, Calgary : Suite 230, 355 - 4th, Halifax : 237 Brownlow Avenu, Newfoundland St. John's : Suite, Toronto : Suite 506 : 5420 North  
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Employee Regular

Management Systems Auditor (Food sector FSSC 22000) US or Canada Home-based


We have recently announced that Business Assurance and Inspection Services + Nettitude will be leaving the LR Group and will become a standalone business (LRQA) under the ownership of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.  It’s an exciting time to join our business as we have ambitious growth plans.  We are looking for talented people to join our business to help build on our strengths and transform our business to be the best partner for our customers.


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:  This position is home-based (anywhere within the United States or Canada)


About the role

You’ll perform business assurance assessments and recommend certification, deferral, suspension, or withdrawal of certification in accordance with ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000 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. Experience 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 North America, 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.


About us

Join LRQA and enhance your reputation as you maintain ours. In sectors ranging from food safety to energy management, our work helps to make sure our clients’ assets and processes are safe, dependable and sustainable.  After over 250 years, we remain a driving force for innovation and excellence; giving you more access to work that interests you personally and stretches you professionally. How will you build on our legacy and help our clients succeed?


Help write a new chapter in our story of excellence.  

Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:


Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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