Quality Assurance Officer – Processed Meats (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
  • Opportunity for Experienced Quality Professional to join High Profile Food Manufacturer
  • Initially a Three Month Contract which may Extend
  • Ensure the Smooth Execution of Quality Management Systems



Our client is a well-known and highly respected Food Manufacturer. They are part of a global, diversified international group employing over 100,000 employees worldwide. With clarity on future direction and clearly defined values, our client is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest food manufacturers.



This position is based in Regional Victoria, less than 100kms from Metropolitan Melbourne. Reporting to the Quality Systems Manager, your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Coordinating the management of quality systems and communication to site teams, co-ordination of the information relating to regulatory, customer standards and 3rd party standards and the development of applicable documents.
  • Ensure Quality Management Systems requirements are implemented and the smooth execution of Quality Management System elements within and across each site business team.
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship between the Quality team, Health and Safety, Operations, HR, IT, Supply Chain, and Environment teams.

This is a very large, complex and fast-paced operation and requires someone who can cope under pressure and is able to multitask. You must be decisive and confident, able to work with cross functional teams to ensure all Quality concerns are addressed appropriately.

You will be a team player with excellent time management and communication skills, able to take ownership of the tasks at hand. You will build credibility and trust by fostering open communication and respect for others around you.



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications, minimum Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Food Science, Microbiology or similar or commensurate experience in High Risk FMCG or Pharmaceuticals
  • You will have significant experience working in a Quality role ideally within a high risk food manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment
  • Experienced in Quality Management Systems such a BRC/SQF, Coles, WQA, YUM, HACCP and McDonalds
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience working with industry standards/requirements and regulatory bodies
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working in a team
  • The ability to work professionally and build relationships at all levels internally and externally
  • Well established analytical and problem solving skills ensuring appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner. You will be decisive with a sense of urgency in driving issues to closure
  • Ability to positively support and encourage others
  • Good work ethics
  • Able to start as soon as possible

If you are someone who likes to be challenged in a fast paced environment, and enjoys achieving targets this is the perfect role for you. If you are currently in a similar role and are looking for the challenge of joining a large multinational leader in the Australasian marketplace we want to hear from you!



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call Helen on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or on 0438 620 434 after hours. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



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 will be contacted for other roles.