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Technical Officer
(A technical liaison between local and global teams and licensed partners)

FSSC 22000 / DUPP - Food Recruitment | hbo wo | Gorinchem
Geplaatst: 26/03/2021


The Foundation Food Safety System Certification 22000 ( is a leading, global food safety certification scheme with the mission to provide a trusted brand assurance platform to the consumer goods industry. FSSC 22000 has issued more than 25,000 certificates globally, including those of many premium brands and retailers. The FSSC 22000 scheme offers complete certification for the auditing and certification of Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) and can be combined with other  Management Systems for example Quality. To fulfil this mission, the team of 25 food safety professionals works on the continuous improvement and innovation. These professionals have an inner drive to contribute to food safety with a critical mindset and an eye for detail. Some of them work from the Netherlands, the rest from other places around the world. The culture is to be described as a non-hierarchy organisation with short communications lines in a friendly and pleasant atmosphere, where core values like transparency, engagement, flexibility and honesty are important. To support the ongoing growth of this internationally recognized organization, we are looking for a professional who can contribute towards improving Food Safety worldwide.


  • Responsible for providing technical support on the day-to-day operations as well as the development, maintenance and support of all relevant technical aspects of the Scheme
  • Maintaining technical Scheme documentation according to the procedural requirements 
  • Providing technical support to our licensed partners (Certification bodies, Training organizations and Accreditation Bodies)
  • Maintaining the technical knowledgebase for the Scheme and participation in knowledge assurance and support processes, including training events
  • Provide technical support including development of documentation and preparation of information for technical meetings, both internally and related to broader external stakeholder forums e.g. GFSI, ISO and IAF 
  • Participate and provide support in continual improvement and technical projects
  • Working closely with colleagues from other internal departments and externally with other stakeholders e.g.  Accreditation Bodies, Certification Bodies, Training Organizations and Industry Organizations
  • Reporting to the Technical Manager


  • Bachelor or Masters degree, for example in Quality and Food Safety, Science or related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in quality, food safety or technical functions in a certification body and/or the food industry
  • Up- to-date knowledge of Food Safety Standards, Certification and Accreditation requirements 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage 
  • Have first-hand knowledge of food safety requirements and are keen to learn
  • Strong intercultural awareness and sensitivity skills with the ability to work in an international environment within a people oriented organization
  • Personal skills: Analytical, good time-management skills, enthusiastic, result oriented, problem solver, decision taker, attention to detail, independent worker and team player

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If you are interested in this position, please contact Janneke van der Logt, telephone; +31 (0)317-468686/+31 (0)6-23637490 or apply through our website or e-mail your written application to

FSSC 22000 selected DUPP for this vacancy as the only partner in the recruitment process.

Mention within your application "FoodHolland Vacaturebank number FH39072".

Any commercial activities concerning this advertisement will not be appreciated.