Getting ready for registration involves building your Food Safety Management System, documenting that system, and implementing it throughout your organization. Based on information from our visitors and customers, the average time for implementation is approximately nine months to one year, however the time frame will vary depending on your organization's specific circumstances. Your timeframe maybe shorter or longer than average.
For example, consider:
A Gap Analysis is an audit you perform to see what parts of the FSSC requirements you already are complying with. It is useful information for planning a timeline for your project.
You will also want to determine how much time will be spent on the project by internal people. Will they be able to spend 5 hours a week on the project? One hour a week? Answer this question so you know what internal resources are available.
Look for tools or assistance to help make your project efficient and effective. A professionally designed and documented FSSC Food Safety Management System will save you a tremendous amount of time spent designing your system by trial and error and documenting the system.
By using a professional system you will have a system of procedures that are designed to give you running head start at a well designed, time tested Food Safety Management System. Our professionally designed system has been used in thousands of companies from a variety of industries, all over the globe.
If you plan to conduct Third Party Audits, you will need Lead Assessor/Lead Auditor Training.