Lead Auditor – Food Safety

We are looking for someone for our Certification Team


 Applicants must be a USA citizen (or hold a green card) and must live in the USA



  • Work with Food Division Project Managers, Sales Team and Sales Director
  • Prepare Audit Plan for audit, once audit is confirmed and perform onsite client audits
  • Complete and submit high quality audit reports within established timelines, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Scan audit documents and save to server, including exit interview, notes, and any other support documentation collected during the audit
  • Maintain positive client relationships by conducting audits in a professional manner
  • Respond to client questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner
  • Adhere to all quality and code of conduct standards
  • Book travel, hotel and transportation according to company policy and well ahead of time, and submit expense reports in a timely manner
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of food safety regulations and standards
  • Conduct technical reviews and decision making process upon request, as long as there is no conflict
  • Conduct witness audit on auditors upon request
  • Collaborate with Managing Director and Sales Director
  • Attend ongoing training as needed to maintain certification to conduct audits, maintain training records in the database system
  • Working with the TUV USA personnel and client to confirm and communicate audits via Audit Plan
  • Travel as required and Perform audits
  • Provide information and records to TUV-USA and participate mandatory training sessions to support their ongoing competency as an auditor
  • Lead Auditor confirm the audit scope with the customer
  • Lead auditor will follow the audit criteria established by Food safety Standards and if necessary, lead a team or perform the audit individually
  • Lead auditor prepares the audit plan, audit report and reviews the non-conformities CAR in consultation with the audit team
  • Recommendation for issue/maintenance of the certificate
  • Submission of the complete certification documents to the certification body in good time for release
  • Respond to all review findings in full in a timely fashion
  • Respect all timelines throughout the process

Required Skills

  • Focus on System Certification in the FOOD Industry (GFSI)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a qualified
    • SQF Auditor with SQF audit experience in several different food sector categories
    • BRC Auditor with BRC experience in several different food sector categories.
    • FSSC 22000
    • HACCP
  • Certification program requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related scientific field (Food Science, Chemistry, etc.)
  • Familiarity with the third party certification process
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong relationship building skills to maintain and expand business opportunities
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word, Outlook, CRM and Database systems
  • 4+ years in experience in Food Manufacturing
  • Must meet all additional scheme specific requirements


 Applicants must be a USA citizen (or hold a green card) and must live in the USA


Please send your application and resume to:

Lisa McKiel

Office Manager & Human Resources Administrator

844-488-8872 x240

Lisa joined TUV USA in 2013 as a part-time receptionist, but has since grown exponentially. Lisa has many "hats" at TUV. Her roles include: Office Manager, Human Resources Administrator, Project Manager, and Assistant to the Managing Director.