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Contractor - Aquaculture Auditor

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Date: 31-Jul-2022

Location: Valparaiso, CL

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34497
Position Category:Assessors
Position Type:Contractor On Demand

Job Overview

Are you looking for an independent technical job with a lot of freedom? Are you curious by nature and do you want to continue your career in the fascinating food industry? Do you like visiting a great variety of customers all around inside your country and/or abroad? Do you want to be part of an international renowned organization and enjoy developing yourself? And do you want to contribute to a safer world by sharing your knowledge with organizations? Then Lloyd´s Register is the right choice for you.

Job Responsibilities

As a sub-contractor at Lloyd´s Register you will, working individually or as part of a team, verifying conformity against aquaculture and chain of custody standards within the European food production sector.

After scheme specific training and qualification, you will be responsible for coordinating with clients to ensure audits are carried out professionally and their findings recorded in a clear and unambiguous manner.


The role

As a contractor tthe hours you work each week or month are agreed with yourself and our Edinburgh based administration team, as such you have the flexibility to control the volume of audits undertaken.

As an outcome from the process your audit will contribute to improving the client’s management systems and provide assurance that their arrangements for managing their business are operating effectively. 

You will develop a deep knowledge of scheme specific requirements and the rules governing certification and accreditation.  

You will be required to attend periodic training as part of your CPD.

This is a challenging and diverse job that involves significant travel by road, air and sea but where you have the opportunity to meet specialists who manage a wide range of farm production and fish processing systems.  


Competency Requirements

  • Work experience in the aquaculture and/or seafood sectors is a must.
  • As a sub-contractor we expect you to already have 1st or 2nd party auditing experience within the food sector.
  • A degree or diploma (minimum 2 years) in a relevant scientific field, examples include: Marine Biology, Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Aquaculture, Food Science
  • Lead Assessor qualification based on ISO 19011
  • Training in HACCP principles, either as part of formal qualifications or through the successful completion of a formal course based on the principles of the Codex Alimentarius.
  • A minimum of 5 years direct experience in the aquaculture or fish processing sectors. Experience may take the form of at least 3 years of direct experience and at least 2 years of continuous auditing experience.
  • A qualification to audit GlobalGAP, ASC, BAP and/or MSC Chain of Custody will be a major advantage.
  • A minimum of 25 days onsite audit experience, either in aquaculture, animal welfare, food safety or environmental compliance.
  • You will have an analytical approach with proactive attitude and assertiveness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good command of English language both spoken and written.
  • The ability to conduct audits in a second language will be a benefit.


What does Lloyd’s Register offer?

An interesting, informative and satisfying job in a diverse landscape of food production sector operations, from small family-owned businesses to global multinationals.

The reputation and success story of a company that has been active in the market for more than 250 years.

An attractive per-audit fee with subsistence and travel costs paid.

We pay a rate/mile for use of your own car.

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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