Certified Group is a leading North American provider of laboratory testing, regulatory consulting, and certification & audit services. Certified Group includes Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), Certified Laboratories, EAS Consulting Group, Labstat International Inc., Advanced Botanical Consulting & Testing (ABC Testing Inc.), Microconsult Inc., and Micro Quality Labs Inc. Certified Group provides laboratory testing and regulatory consulting services in the food & beverage, dietary supplements & NHP, cosmetics, OTC, tobacco, nicotine, cannabis, hemp, and other industries.
Responsible for the application of food safety, quality, and regulatory requirements and principles against established standards and protocols accomplished through analytical and objective evaluation of facility policies, practices, and observations. Understand and implements FSNS C&A protocols.
Perform audit and certification audit services following objective assessment of functions and procedures for customers primarily in the meat, pork, poultry area as well as other food industry areas
Conduct food safety, animal welfare, regulatory, process evaluation, certification audits, and customer specific audits for food plants and processing facilities
Demonstrates knowledge and skills in HACCP. Must be able to complete HACCP training certification
Demonstrate ability to become highly proficient with GFSI auditing requirements. Must be able to successfully complete BRC, SQF, FSSC and/or gluten-free Third Party Auditor Training. Other schemes upon request.
Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining certification and audit programs.
Perform required communication with new and existing customers
Represent FSNS C&A at trade shows and seminars
Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops and being aware of food industry issues and trends
Supervise or participate in development areas as assigned by the management team
EXTENSIVE TRAVEL 90-100 % of the work week
B.S. Degree in Food Science, Food Safety or related field preferred, some college including successful completion of college level biological science courses preferred.
5+ years experience or equivalent in a decision making role involving food safety, quality, or regulatory systems at a food manufacturing site.
HACCP Trained or PCQI preferred.
Working knowledge of USDA-FSIS and/or FDA Food Manufacturing guidelines and regulations required.
Must be willing to travel 90-100% of the work week
Hold valid Driver’s License
Must hold passport or have ability to obtain passport
Certified Group is a leading North American provider of laboratory testing and audit and certification services. The Certified Group of companies includes Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), Certified Laboratories, EAS Consulting Group, Labstat International Inc., Advanced Botanical Consulting & Testing (ABC Testing Inc.), Microconsult Inc. and Micro Quality Labs Inc. The Certified Group provides analytical testing and regulatory guidance services in the food & beverage, dietary supplements & NHP, cosmetics, OTC, personal care, tobacco, cannabis, nicotine and hemp industries.