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UK - various locations for inspections
Compensation: Self employed basis - paid per inspection
Paid Part-time Flexible hours
Key tasks are as follows:
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Inspectors must have knowledge of the principles underpinning organic production and an understanding of Demeter and Organic Standards and have the ability to communicate clearly and write clear, concise reports.
To be an effective Inspector, an applicant needs to demonstrate both academic ability and practical experience. He or she must have sufficient maturity to enable them to handle potentially difficult situations and to make important decisions relating both to the integrity of Demeter and Organic Standards and the effect on individual businesses. They should be able to maintain the confidence of the licensees at all times.
Applicants will have a degree in agriculture, food technology or other relevant field. Alternatively, it may be allowable to demonstrate satisfactory ability without such qualification if other aspects are fully met. This might be, for example, where an applicant can demonstrate relevant experience in an appropriate area of work or satisfactory service as an Inspector in a related field.
Processing Inspectors (Complex) should possess a degree or equivalent in Food Processing / Technology. They should also have extensive relevant experience in the food processing industry in particular where the degree or equivalent is not in Food Processing / Technology
The applicant will have obtained relevant work experience either during or after qualification. They will have obtained five years’ general work experience of which two should be directly relevant to the sector they wish to inspect.
If you are interested in applying please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering letter, CV and contact details.
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About Biodynamic Association
BDA certification is the trading arm of the Biodynamic Association. Biodynamic and organic agriculture are ways of cultivating the earth and producing food that are based on environmentally regenerative, socially responsible and economically moral principles which are striving to be harmoniously balanced. We exist to support and encourage all those who are also striving to work with these principles in the certification / quality assurance process.