Responsible for livestock audits and managing audit results in alignment with standard requirements and customer needs. Responsible for professional and ongoing communication with clients in all media formats. Represent FSNS C&A in a professional manner related to FSNS C&A functions. Make decisions related to inquiries made regarding audits performed.
Perform livestock audit services following objective assessment of functions and procedures for customers primarily in the livestock industry.
Conduct food safety, animal welfare, regulatory, process evaluation, and customer specific audits.
Relevant qualifications and training specific to audits performed including PAACO certification.
Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining calibration between livestock auditors.
Perform required communication with new and existing customers
Act as technical representative and industry liaison and 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 livestock industry issues and trends
Supervise or participate in development areas as assigned by the management team
Must work closely with clients to meet their scheduling needs
Work as a team player to achieve deadlines and goals
Perform other duties as assigned.
Position does not supervise incumbents but is required to practice independent discretion and judgement for area of responsibility. This position requires independent completion of work within established timeframes.
Education & Experience:
BS degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Ag Business, Dairy Science, or related field, or focus with education or experience in Livestock management
Livestock husbandry experience
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, climb, use hands and arms, talk and hear
Color vision and depth perception
Standing for extended periods of time
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and to handle other communications/computer components
Interactive and fast-paced team oriented tasks
Extreme cold and extreme heat
Strong organizational skills and ability to execute manual detailed tasks
Work within an office, manufacturing and livestock production environment
Extensive travel required
Prolonged sitting, viewing of computer screens
Work under stress with interruptions and deadlines
Ability to think logically
Manage work without supervision
Hold valid Driver’s License
About Food Safety Net Services
Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) is a network of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited laboratories that provide a wide range of microbiological testing and chemical analysis. Testing includes but is not limited to non routine and routine quantitative and qualitative analysis following standardized and validated methods such as AOAC, USDA, AOCS, FDA, ASTA as well as others. In addition to our comprehensive scope of laboratory testing, FSNS also provides a full menu of auditing services that synergistically improve the effectiveness of food safety and quality programs. Our experts help you ensure that your food safety and quality programs deliver the critical information you need to continually improve your process controls and measurement systems. We assist you to meet and help you develop effective contingency planning for governmental regulatory requirements. Services Include: **Laboratory Services Including Microbiological Analysis & Chemistry Testing **Nutritional Labeling (NLEA) **Education **Special Projects Including Validation and Challenge Studies **Crisis Management **Research