Since 1984, SCS has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across ...View Company Profile
Since 1984, SCS Global Services has been a pioneer and leader in the field of sustainability standards and third-party certification, working across the economy in the natural resources, built environment, food and agriculture, consumer products, and climate sectors. Partnering with companies, government agencies, NGOs, and stakeholders, we are striving to advance sustainable development goals through independent assessment, the application of sound science, and innovative solutions. Through these services, we are enabling decision-makers and purchasers to make informed decisions, giving innovators a competitive edge, and helping to drive the development of leadership standards to create a framework for continuous improvement.
The Senior Technical Associate provides assistance in assigned food safety schemes and ensures the integrity of certification processes, decisions, and compliance with scheme owner and accreditation requirements. The position requires expertise in the relevant standard/scheme(s) regulations, third-party auditing experience, food safety hazards and control strategies, and certification accreditation requirements. The Senior Technical Associate works with the Senior Technical Manager to assure staff members are effectively trained in the scheme operations and technical requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Certification Scheme Management
Program Quality and Development
Client Support and Communication
This is primarily an office-based job. Sit 6+ hours per day. Keyboarding 6+ hours per day. Must be able to speak and listen in person and on the phone. Audit observation may require extensive walking on farms in fields and/or in food processing facilities.
For office-based work:
- CA Office, Emeryville or Remote, US
- Processing equipment in facilities
- Pesticide and other chemical storage facilities
- Temperature extremes of high heat or cold
*SCS, Working Remotely:
At this time, SCS Global Services is recruiting all open roles to be remote; allowing our employees the ability to work flexibly and allowing SCS as a company to diversify the experience and perspectives of our growing workforce.
As part of our remote work, we want to ensure that our employees have what they need to work from home. We provide our new employees with a computer and can offer assistance in acquiring ergonomic necessities.
SCS Global Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SCS Global Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.