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Food Safety Inspector - Contractor

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Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: Houston, US

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34162
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Contractor On Demand

Food Safety Inspector  (Food sector)


Bring your food safety sector experience and desire to develop your audit skills to our Full Time or contract Food Safety Inspector 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 Inspectors like you help our clients to manage their systems and risks so they can improve their current and future performance. Join our global team and be inspired by your work.


About the role

You’ll perform customized food safety supplier audits to our major client’s supply chains including sourcing, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution. 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.

This position is ideal for someone interested in developing their skills from a QA role to Supplier Auditor and onto to a third party Lead Auditor for Food Safety over time.

There will be the potential for remote auditing  / working from home with this role on full or part time basis.


You will:

·         Have an understanding of Food safety programs ( HACCP, any GFSI standard and regulatory expectations eg FSMA)

·         Ideally, have some experience in performing food safety audits (GMP, supplier or internal audit).

·         Have a minimum of 4 years of full-time work experience in the food-chain-related industry, including at least one year of work in quality assurance, internal audit or food safety functions within food production or manufacturing, retailing, inspection or enforcement, or the equivalent.

·         Have experience with more than one food sector

·         Hold a degree (or equivalent qualification) in a Biological, food science, chemistry related subject or have several science units making up the degree transcript .

·         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. (Not required for the remote working role option)

·         Be keenly focused on client service excellence.

·         You will be competent in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and general ICT literacy.

·         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 Lloyd’s Register 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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