Agriculture Surveyor/Inspector

Commodity Inspections

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Control Union Commodity Inspections in Alexandria for an Agriculture Surveyor/Inspector.

As an Agriculture Surveyor/ Inspector you will be responsible for superintending shipments of grains and other agriculture cargo.

Our vast expertise in inspection, sampling and supervision enables us to provide worldwide support to our customers across a broad spectrum of disciplines. From government and institution services and draught surveys through to weight and quantity determination – we provide our clients with the right solution, tailored to their needs.

Are you an independent, systematic, service oriented and team spirited person and do you want to be part of our international network? Then we are looking for you!

Tasks and responsibilities 

  • Liaison with office/ vessel agents/ elevators/ terminals for execution of orders
  • Superintend shipments of grain and grain by-products
  • Perform hold inspections & hose test
  • Inspections of grain and grain by-product cargoes loading to vessel or barge
  • Sampling of bulk cargo loading to vessel or barge
  • Grading of grain for classification & factors
  • Quantity determination as per scale verification
  • Advise office of progress of job on daily basis via email
  • Handling and recording of samples


  • Minimum of high school diploma with 2 years of college courses preferred
  • Minimum of three years experience required
  • Knowledgeable of FGIS Protocols/ Grain Grading practices
  • Knowledgeable of NOPA – GAFTA Protocols
  • Must be well versed in grain grading protocols; corn, wheat soybeans and rice
  • Proficient in MSWord, MSExcel, scanning, email functions
  • Good time management skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Willing to travel, must have reliable transportation
  • Work is performed typically in 12 hours shifts 

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

How to apply

When you are interested in this role, please apply below

For further information please contact:                                                    

Ibrahim Younis |
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