Auditor Agriculture


Control Union currently has immediate openings for Auditors to help grow our expertise in certifications and the execution of associated audit activities across our organization.

With its foundation in agriculture, Control Union Certifications focuses its efforts in developing services around the sustainability of industry supply chains which supply the food, feed, bioenergy and textiles markets. With operations across the globe in over 70 countries, Control Union Certifications are uniquely placed to manage challenges within today's global marketplace.

Control Union Certifications supports the implementation of global responsible sourcing initiatives and provides third-party assessments against the main agricultural standards focusing for example on Organic production, Good Agricultural Practices and Animal Welfare.

Tasks and responsibilities

As an Agriculture Auditor you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out agricultural and sustainability audits on farms and/ or food facilities.
  • Ensuring customer compliance with established certification standards by visiting our clients on site and examining records, reports, operating practices and documentation.
  • Communicating audit findings by preparing a final report and discuss the findings with auditees.

Essentially you will help to reassure consumers about how food is produced on the farm by minimizing harmful environmental impacts of farming operations, reducing the use of chemical inputs and ensuring a responsible approach.

This position therefore require individuals with excellent communication skills who can initiate, conduct and review all relevant audit activities, whilst maintaining and developing client relationships. Being up to date with the latest local and national regulations in connection with your work is critical to the successful delivery of this position.


  • Bachelor degree required in agriculture or related field, or equivalent working experience
  • 2 years work experience in the agriculture industry
  • In-depth knowledge of agricultural standard systems and certification would be an advantage
  • Interviewing and report writing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively (domestic and international)

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

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Andrew Close | +44 7788 316127 |
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