Auditors and Technical Reviewers

SQF Auditors and Technical Reviewers are essential to maintaining food safety and quality at food businesses throughout the global supply chain.

SQF Auditors and Technical Reviewers must be registered by SQFI to conduct or review audits on behalf of a licensed SQF Certification Body. SQF Auditors and Technical Reviewers collect objective evidence to evaluate if a site’s food safety and quality system is in compliance with the SQF Program. After the audit is completed, the Certification Body’s technical reviewer will check the audit results and recommendations to determine if an SQF certificate should be granted.

Auditors and Technical Reviewers must either work for a licensed SQF Certification Body as an employee or a subcontractor.

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Types of Auditors and Reviewers

SQF Food Safety Auditor
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An individual who is registered by SQFI as an SQF food safety auditor according to the requirements contained in the criteria for SQF food safety auditors

SQF Technical Reviewer
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An individual who is employed by an SQF licensed certification body and whose duties include the technical review of SQF audit reports. SQF technical reviewers shall be registered by SQFI as an SQF technical reviewer according to the requirements contained in the criteria.
Find out more about getting registered as an SQF Food Safety Auditor, Quality Auditor and Technical Reviewer, or about training to register as one.

Careers in Auditing
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Want to learn how to break into a career in auditing? SQFI and the FMI Foundation offer a host of resources for college students and Veterinary Services professionals seeking a career in food systems auditing.

VISIT THE FMI FOUNDATION PAGE

Auditor and Technical Reviewer Checklist

SQF Auditor and Technical Reviewer Criteria
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Signed Auditor Sponsor Verification Form
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Certificates
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  • Education documents (i.e. diploma, continuing education or short course certificates, etc.)
  • HACCP Training
  • SQF Systems Training – Auditing of SQF Systems (Certificate of Attendance and Attainment)
  • Auditor training certificate (i.e. ASQ or Exemplar Global certificate)
Industry Experience and Food Sector Category Log
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Audit Log
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