Long Hanborough, Oxford
17 Dec 2012
17 Jan 2013
Food Manufacturing



NSF International is a leading international provider of third party certification for the food industry.  Our services are designed to provide enhanced legal compliance, brand protection and consumer confidence and to create commercial advantage. 

NSF is a US based company and has its UK Head Office in Long Hanborough, Oxford.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is flexible in their approach and willing to embrace a fast-paced, ever changing environment.

The Role

• Providing technical and quality support for international standards BRC, IFS to the international auditor network
• Development of technical and operational aspects of international standards
• Management of the BRC and IFS certification process for an international network of in-country offices and auditors
• Interfacing with scheme owners and customers on technical issues
• Management of a technical support and certification team

Qualifications and key skills

• Degree in food or bioscience-related discipline
• Lead Auditor and HACCP qualifications
• Good understanding of the operation of third party certification schemes preferably within the Food and Agricultural sectors
• Understanding through training or experience of the operation of Quality Management Systems eg. EN 45011 or ISO 17021
• Strong commercial awareness, enthusiasm and strong work ethic, together with a desire to take responsibility to make things happen
• Practical auditing experience
• Practical food industry experience including positions of responsibility in food safety and quality management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Demonstrable organisational skills