Are you a Self Employed and Qualified Food Safety Auditor with Freshcare and / or HARPS certification with significant work experience in the produce fruit and vegetable sector looking to work in Cairns location?
A great opportunity exists for to work across the produce industry auditing retail sector suppliers to the Freshcare / HARPS audit programs
Use your experience in placing a strong emphasis on risk assessment, product and process control and product compliance.
Plan and complete process audits, and / or product audits in line stringent Service Level Agreements and customer protocols
Prepare and deliver comprehensive product / process audit reports to a high standard of detail in line with established KPIs
Demonstrate an ability to balance attention to detail with high level strategic understanding of clients' business and operational processes
Apply knowledge of operational improvement techniques and industry best practice when auditing client organisations
Coordinate internal and external communications regarding client management needs
Qualifications and Experience Required :
Current hands on knowledge and auditing experience with Freshcare and / or HARPS programs.
The knowledge corresponding to post-secondary education in agriculture, food technology or equivalent science degree, including general microbiology.
Significant experience within the Food Industry including some breadth across different processing sectors, however specialists in the produce industry sector will be strongly considered
Sound knowledge of 'Quality' and Food Safety Fundamentals - (strategy and planning, customers and suppliers, people, processes and products, HACCP based food safety programs, GMP, verification / validation protocols, measurement and analysis
Sound knowledge of the specific industry / sectors audited and related processing technologies
Ability to apply quantitative and qualitative business / operational measures, and assess the efficacy of statistical techniques and trend analysis applied
Qualified auditors from all locations across Australia will be considered while those located close to produce growing and processing areas would be ideal.
This is a great opportunity to be a strategic partner with our organisation and clients and we require a great team to make this happen.