Auditor - Food Safety Certification Programs


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Control Union Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka for an Auditor - Food Safety Certification Programs.

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, food safety, systems and textiles.

As an Auditor Food Safety you will become one of our experts on food safety standards and programs. You will be initiating and conducting on site audit activities at our clients. You will be responsible for the document review as well as preparing and distributing your audit findings in an audit report.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Realizing planned audits assigned;
  • Carrying out audits;
  • Reporting audit results;
  • Assistance with handling of claims & appeals;
  • Maintaining good relation with the clients;
  • Maintaining contact with the certifier/s on regular basis;
  • Keeping abreast of developments, issues and legislative changes pertaining to the sectors in which audits are carried out;
  • Marketing and Business Development activities;
  • Extensive travel throughout domestically and abroad.


  • University degree in Food Science/ Food Technology/ Agriculture;
  • Five years and above of work experience in Food Industry (Production/ Quality/ R&D);
  • Note-taking and report-writing skills;
  • Presentation and interviewing skills;
  • Good command of English language: in speech and in writing;
  • Proficiency with the following computer programs: Windows, Office and relation-data systems;
  • Willingness to travel extensively (both local and abroad)
  • Experience of conducting Internal Audits and facing External Audits;
  • An IRCA recognized Lead Auditor course for ISO 22000/ ISO 9001 is advantageous.

Our Company

Control Union is a Dutch inspection company, based in Rotterdam. The main activities are inspections, analyses, certifications of commodities and logistics services. There are offices in 50 countries spread over the world. Control Union employs over 2000 employees. Control Union Certifications, based in Zwolle, the Netherlands, is specialised  product and process certification and is fully integrated into the network of Control Union.

Control Union Sri Lanka has gained international standing as a fully independent inspection, certification and logistics company. Control Union Sri Lanka, as part of the global network of Control Union & Peterson group, is active in commodity and industrial inspections and certifications.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website

For further information please contact Thushara De Silva at


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