Hot Job: Freelance Writer for Steritech

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The position: Contract technical writer for Steritech

Location: Your home (telecommuting position)

Job duties: Will assist in program development, write technical documents and develop templates that can be used to build food safety and quality management systems for prospective clients. Will develop and maintain expert knowledge of the certification schemes, good manufacturing practices and specific regulatory requirements as needed. Works collaboratively with project teams to develop content. Expected to respond to requests for information promptly.

The company: Steritech is a leading provider of specialized brand protection services, focusing on food safety, quality assurance and pest protection services.

Requirements: Requires bachelor's degree in food science or a related field, plus HACCP training. Also must have experience in food safety, food science, quality assurance or quality control. Knowledge and expertise in the various globally accepted standards, particularly those benchmarked by the Global Food Safety Initiative, would be helpful. Must have demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Requires a reliable PC with Microsoft Office 2007, high-speed Internet access and a reliable phone allowing for efficient communications. Prefer candidates with experience in written communications or content development. HACCP, SQF or ServSafe certification is a plus.

Extra perks: Aside from the fact that you get to work from home, this position provides considerable flexibility in number of hours worked, although the company's preference is 20 to 40 hours per week.

Interesting info: This is a contract opportunity that may develop into a long-term gig or possibly even a full-time arrangement.

Other opportunities: The company also needs supply chain specialists, quality management specialists, pest prevention service specialists and account executives. They also have openings for a business development manager, a logistics coordinator and an IT help desk support specialist.

Apply online here.

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