Sustainable Textile Auditor – Based in Belgium

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Glenn Feryn

Are you looking for a challenging job in which you are in close contact with sustainable brands and retailers, internationally focussed and a freedom to plan your own agenda? Than we are looking for you !

Apply now to ensure your future job in a dynamic young team at Control Union Certifications.


Control Union is a leading global organization providing certifications, testing, auditing and total quality assurance.  Control Union operates across several sectors, from food, energy, forestry to consumer products.

With a presence in more than 70 countries, Control Union is uniquely placed to manage challenges with today's global marketplace.

Control Union has an excellent job opportunity for a sustainable textile auditor to join our sustainability team in Belgium.

The role will involve planning and conducting audits across Belgium and Europe to ensure compliance with requirements of schemes as Organic (OCS, GOTS), Recycled (GRS, RCS), Animal Welfare (RDS, RWS, RMS, RAF).


  • Conducting audits against sustainable textiles certification standards
  • Produce accurate audit reports within given timeframes
  • Ensure that all clients’ inquiries are handled with in a timely manner and provide excellent customer service
  • Work closely with national and international colleagues to ensure an efficient service meeting the needs of our clients and in compliance with applicable standards
  • Understand the market including opportunities and constraints


Professional requirements

  1. Tertiary Education (college/university) in a relevant discipline (eg textile engineer for textiles or environment management for recycling) & 2 year professional work experience in relevant field
  2. OR vocational education from (High school Diploma) & 4 year professional experience in relevant field
  • Experience with auditing and/or familiarity with Organic (OCS, GOTS), Recycled (GRS, RCS), Animal Welfare (RDS, RWS, RMS) standards will be considered an additional asset, but is not a requirement.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is essential, spoken as well as written.
  • B-category driver’s license

Personal qualities

  • You are an open and social person - good at communicating with people on all levels.
  • You are diplomatic and professional when dealing with people, both within and outside our organisation.
  • You have an analytical approach, so you are able to place situations in perspective and identify risks. You are by nature curious and interested.
  • You possess a high level of self-discipline, an ability to organise and manage yourself and your time, as well as making independent decisions, as the nature of the job requires you to work independently meet deadlines.
  • You are a robust and structured person, who has demonstrated that you can balance multiple tasks and still deliver all in time.
  • You have good conflict and problem solving skills.
  • You are a supportive team-player and have an open attitude towards other cultures.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car, phone, laptop, health insurance and pension scheme
  • An opportunity to work in an exciting and developing international setting
  • Chance to be part of a young, dedicated and friendly team


Please submit your CV and letter of application to quoting reference ‘Auditor textile’. If you have questions about the position, please contact Glenn Feryn (through +32 473 69 08 40).

Glenn Feryn | +32 473 69 08 40 |
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