Animal Welfare Auditor
FACTAAnimal Welfare Auditor The primary responsibilities of this position are to conduct animal handling/welfare audits and food safety related audits on farm and at slaughtering facilities for beef, pork, poultry and other species within the USA. Job DutiesConduct 2nd and / or 3rd party audits at assigned facilities, assuring consistency and accuracy in all audits and audit reports. Maintain confidentiality about all aspects of work and adhere to all procedures established by FACTA and its auditing clients. Follow and adhere with all required protocols and procedures, including understanding and application of relevant regulations, scheduling audits and associated travel, meeting required timelines for audit reports, and controlling expenses. Maintain applicable auditor credentials, such as PAACO certification, and other relevant professional credentials required for audit proficiency and application. Qualifications & RequirementsBachelor’s degree from four-year College or University and 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Education relevant to animal production and welfare is preferred.Animal welfare or animal husbandry exposure required. Experience in multiple species is a plus.PAACO certified auditor is preferred (Meat, Poultry, Swine)Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) Instructor CertificationPork Quality Assurance 3.0 certified and/or certified AdvisorBRC & SQF certified or willing to obtain, a plus but not requiredWorking knowledge of livestock handling tools.Able to work independently and complete tasks in a timely manner without direct oversight.Computer proficiency.Communication with management, producers, USDA and others as needed Travel frequency fluctuates throughout the year and can range from 60-80% of the work week, including overnight stays. Audits are located across the US. Auditors are field-based, working from home.Apply for this job.