Contract Regenerative Organic Certified Auditor

Where Food Comes From, Inc.

Remote, Colorado

Job Type Full Time

The Contract Regenerative Organic Certified (ROC) Auditor 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
  • 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 applicable internal teams within established timelines
  • Ensure client records are thoroughly maintained
  • Book travel, hotel, and transportation according to company policy and submit applicable expense reports for reimbursement
  • Use applicable checklists, forms and technology such as an iPad or tablet for gathering information for the audits
  • Adhere to all of the customer’s quality and code of conduct standards including but not limited to: Biosecurity, SQF (Safe Quality Food), and GMP (General Manufacturing Practices)
  • Maintain professionalism and positive customer relationships and respond to all client inquiries and concerns. Elevate concerns or questions to internal team
  • Attend required trainings, internally and externally, to maintain qualifications to conduct audits and knowledge of applicable regulations and standards
  • Must be in located in the United States
  • Additional assignments may designated

Required Skills:

  • We will consider qualified organic inspectors who have interest in conducting ROC inspections and demonstrate a willingness to pursue the necessary training at their own expense
  • Auditing and/or verification or certification experience
  • Extensive knowledge of agricultural systems, with a primary focus in organic
  • Completion of the ROC auditor training and IOIA Basic Inspection Course(s), in the applicable scopes of Crops, Processing and/or Livestock
  • Familiarity with the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) rule and ROC
  • 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
  • Driver’s license or ability to obtain rental vehicle and travel to each location
  • 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

Working Conditions: 

  • Independent contract position: pay is per an audit completed
  • Remote with 100% travel as the schedule dictates, mostly overnight
  • Temperature extremes of high heat or cold, including indoors and outdoors

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