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Lead Auditor

Employment type: 
Full time
Management, Production Management, Risk Management, Operations

Lead Auditor

We are now strengthening our Food & Beverage business with Lead Auditors for the Aquaculture industry, and are looking for professionals who want to make a difference to this exciting and innovative industry.

As a Lead Auditor, you will be responsible to support our aquaculture customers with your professional expertise and DNV GL's methodology and approach within quality, traceability, sustainable products and process optimization. You will act as an independent third party through audits, verifications and inspections in accordance with needs and requirements in the industry. You will influence development of the aquaculture industry through management certification, assessment services and potentially also through training.

Being an Auditor for the Aquaculture industry in DNV GL will give you the opportunity to work with a very varied customer portfolio, both in terms of size and organizational set-up. You will work autonomously and in a customer-oriented way, but will always enjoy the benefits of a strong and supportive professional environment of colleagues.

You will get to know the Norwegian Aquaculture industry well, with all its opportunities and challenges, and gain insight into innovation processes and the latest technology developments. You will develop a large and unique network of contacts and build relationships with professionals who are also dedicated to ensuring sustainable seafood for future generations.

Apart from required training and qualification, we have performance management processes in place to ensure you will have the opportunity to develop yourself both professionally and personally within our organization. You will experience competence development within various fields and professional development within management and control. If you are interested, you may have the opportunity to develop yourself as a trainer.

Position Qualifications

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years post high school diploma within aquaculture and a minimum of 2 years' experience gained after finishing the respective post high school studies and 3 years overall experience in the aquaculture industry


  • A post high school diploma with a minimum duration of 2 years in a food-related discipline and 4 years industry experience either in a practical capacity on farm/site or in a technical production management role


  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in Norwegian, good understanding of Scandinavian languages and business standard English

Desired requirements:

  • Documented HACCP training (or part as formal education)
  • Documented Hygiene training (or part as formal education)
  • Practical auditing experience in management systems (e.g ISO9001, ISO22K, ISO14001, GLOBALG.A.P. IFA, ASC Salmon Standard or equivalent)
  • Social Audits training and experience (SA8000 or equivalent)
  • Audit/inspection experience
  • Practical experience from processing site
  • Extended network within Aqua Culture
  • Experience within Data analytic

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers' decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL is one of the world's leading certification bodies. We help businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment, and training services. Partnering with our customers, we build sustainable business performance and create stakeholder trust across all types of industries.

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