The Organic Contract Inspector is an independent contractor who is responsible for conducting onsite audits at Where Food Comes From Organic’s client locations in agriculture.
Roles and Responsibilities:
100% travel as the schedule dictates
Auditors will be trained on program requirements and participate in ongoing training, knowledge share
and process improvement.
The core verification process includes: coordinating verifications with the office and customer, preparing for onsite verifications, conducting verifications, completing the verification checklist and submitting all relevant information to the Customer Verification Specialist team.
Additional assignments may designated.
Independent and free of conflict of interest
Fair-minded and able to always maintain an objective approach
Strong critical thinking skills
Excellent organization and attention to detail
Customer-service focused with proven communications and people skills
Strong sense of urgency towards customer service and task management
Strong aptitude for professionalism and confidentiality
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and willingness to learn proprietary IT systems with hardware, software and mobile applications
Extensive experience (5+ years) in livestock/produce/dairy/agriculture industry
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and/or related agriculture field preferred OR 15+years professional experience in the same field(s)
Able to travel throughout the region nearest to home base
Extensive knowledge of agricultural systems, with a primary focus in organic
Auditing and/or verification or certification experience preferred
Additional working knowledge and experience in any of the following categories is a plus and will be weighted heavily in preference: non-GMO, food science crops, and/or feed productions systems
IOIA Organic Crop Inspector training or equivalent experience.
Food safety and quality standards.
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