Food and Packaging Auditor

Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Limited
South East England
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Food and Packaging Auditor

Based in theSouth Eastwith experience working within the food sector, you will have the gravitas and credibility to lead multi discipline teams delivering Management System assessments and associated certification services.

You will have a good engineering or scientific background and demonstrate a good understanding of BRC and management systems within the food and packaging sectors.

Experience with manufacturing and consumer products would also be a distinct advantage

Responsibilities will include

- Undertaking business assurance assessments according to international management system standards.

- Leading multi-disciplinary and/or international assessment teams effectively, ensuring that the visit is completed within the agreed time-scales, and co-coordinating team findings to reach conclusions.

- Producing high quality assessment reports or other reports such as summary reports, reflecting business assurance principles, in compliance with accreditation requirements and internal procedures

- Coaching Assessors under training, recommending authorisation and further development activities as appropriate. Mentor less experienced Lead Assessors to assist in the development of their professional skills.

To be considered

- Experience in the food and packaging sectors is a prerequisite.
- Experience working for Certification Bodies and or with consumer products and pharmaceuticals would be a distinct advantage.
- A degree (or equivalent qualification e.g.. HND and or associated experience) in a relevant subject such as engineering or science.
- Understanding of the legal and regulatory framework and requirements of the specified sectors
- A thorough understanding of the application of management systems in a range of organisations, a working knowledge of management systems, i.e. ISO 9001, BRC, ISO 22001 and their application in a business setting.
- Experience with or management of second or third party auditing/assessment, including system level auditing and process level auditing, an advantage.
- Understanding of the principles of good client management and application within the certification business.
- Experience in developing and managing complex technical projects
- Appreciation of the full range of LRQA products and services
- Competent in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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