Technical Services Sr. Evaluator

FoodChain ID

All cities,IL

11/14/2019

Company OverviewFor more than two decades, FoodChain ID has been at the forefront of the New Food industry providing expertise worldwide to navigate the requirements of an ever-growing demand for higher levels of transparency, accountability, safety, and sustainability. Our technical and business services include serving clean label, food safety, and sustainability claims through offerings of Non-GMO Project verification, USDA Organic certification, BRC and SQF food safety certification, and more. Today, more than 30,000 companies in over 100 countries rely on our industry-leading solutions. The FoodChain ID vision encompasses nothing less than assuring the safety, transparency, and integrity of the global food chain, one client and product at a time.SummaryA Senior Technical Evaluator works under the direction of the Technical Operations Director. Sr. Technical Evaluators are responsible for conducting document-based reviews of food and other consumer products. Goods are submitted by farmers, processors, and brand owners for verification of conformity to the Non-GMO Project Standard. The technical review process is conducted by a Technical Evaluator who determines if a product is eligible to display the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal.Role and ResponsibilitiesConduct technical reviews for:ProductsProduct labelsManufacturing facilities standard operating proceduresFacility inspection reportsAdditional supplementary informationLearn and apply Non-GMO Project Standard and FoodChain ID policies and best practices to the product evaluation processDevelop statistically valid sampling and testing programs for materialsProvide expert guidance and support to clientsIdentify and report ingredients, processes, and technical issuesConduct end to end process evaluationsCollaborates with others in a fast-paced environmentPerforming other related activities and duties as assigned by managementEssential Competencies and SkillsProblem solving and decision makingCritical thinking and analysisAbility to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions with abstract and concrete variablesAttention to detailTeam playerInitiativeAdaptabilityWork independently and efficientlyComputer proficiency using Microsoft Office products and web-based applicationsCommunication Skills: Exemplary (English) written and verbal communication skillsQualifications and Education RequirementsBachelor s degree from a four-year college or university in a scientific field, such as:Food scienceChemistryBiochemistryBiologyMicrobiologyBiotechnology3+ years experience in one of the following industriesFood regulation/certification/policyFood manufacturingFarming or seed productionSpecialty foodsEquivalent combination of education and experiencePreferred QualificationsExpansive knowledge inFood science and technologyDevelopment and operation of identity preservation systemsFamiliarity with the USDA s National Organic Program (NOP)Benefits and PerksHealth Insurance comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage options available for staff and their familiesVoluntary Life Insurance401K plan, including company match after 1 year of employmentPaid time off (PTO), including holidays and jury dutyPaid Parental Leave

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