Quality Assurance / Admin Officer – National Nut Processor (The position has been filled)
Australia, New South Wales
Full Time
09/08/2016
  • Rare opportunity to join a specialist nut company
  • Utilise your quality systems, auditing skills and positive attitude
  • An opportunity to grow your career with a growing company

 

THE CLIENT

Our client is a family owned and run business that has been roasting, flavouring and packing a variety of nuts for both Retail and in Bulk for other food manufacturers for 28 years.

They have modern premises that are maintained in exemplary condition and have a strong commitment to quality standards including SQF, HACCP and WQA. They have various roasting lines, automatic packing lines and distribute from their National Distribution Centre co-located with their Factory. The culture is vibrant and vigorous, and has been growing steadily for nearly three decades.

 

THE ROLE

This role reports to the General Manager and will be expected to maintain the Quality Management System and be the central point for all technical documentation (which will take up 2-3 days per week). This will include being Audit ready at all times, and following up Corrective Actions to maintain certification. The remainder of the time you will be working closely with the GM assisting with new product development. In doing so, you will be exposed and learn all commercial aspects of the business and NPD. You will gain experience in liaising with clients, suppliers and internal / external stakeholders.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all products received meet relevant Quality Standards before releasing for sale, including coordination of samples for third party testing.
  • Maintain & update compliance database as required.
  • Chase up closure of CAR’s when issued after an Internal Audit to ensure closed out.
  • Ensure all relevant GMP Forms are completed.
  • Ensure the site is “External Audit Ready” at all times.
  • Manage Surveillance Audits as per Audit Schedule provided and advise outcomes to Management.
  • Check all relevant incoming stock (International & Domestic) where appropriate and report on findings to all relevant individuals.
  • Assist the General Manager with all aspects of NPD for their clients to cater for special event days such as Xmas, New Year, Mothers Day, Fathers Day etc.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

The ideal candidate will be an energetic and disciplined person with experience in a QA role. Exposure to Quality Management Systems and a working knowledge of FSANZ including preparation of PIFs and Product Labelling will be an advantage.

To be successful for this wonderful opportunity you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications such as Degree, Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Technical knowledge of quality and food safety
  • GMP, HACCP, Labelling, Allergens, Micro and Internal Auditing experience
  • Experience in submitting and implementing Corrective Action Plans
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong organisation and planning skills
  • Display initiative and resourcefulness
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as you will be dealing with a variety of people at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Be willing to learn and grow.

 

APPLICATIONS

We are looking for someone who is outgoing, proactive, has a sense of urgency and willing to have fun.

To discuss this position with one of our Recruiters, please call our office on 02 9238 6202 during office hours or Helen on 0438 620 434 after hours.

To submit your application please use the “Apply” button below. Please ensure your resume and cover letter is in Word format.

 

THANK YOU

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other roles