Quality Control Manager – Nutritional Ingredients (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Nutritional ingredients company dedicated to R&D & exceptional quality
  • Excellent career opportunity for a QC Manager with experience in Foods or Pharma
  • Permanent full-time role with competitive salary



Our client is a reputable food ingredient manufacturer based in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Organically certified, their products are designed to deliver science-based bioactive products to different groups of the population including young children.



The Quality Control Manager position will provide leadership to the operation, schedule and function of the laboratory and will be key to ensuring that all aspects of the Company’s Quality Control Program are developed and maintained to ensure compliance of manufactured products against required specifications.

Some responsibilities associated with this role:

  • Directly manage the training requirements and duties of the Quality Control Chemists
  • Ensure compliance of internal and external laboratory methodologies and practices against customer specifications and regulatory standards
  • Manage the budgetary spending within the Quality Control Department
  • Implement appropriate measures and/or mechanisms to ensure continuous improvement in the Quality Control of raw material, in-process product and final product
  • Ensure compliance of external analytical laboratories against required quality expectations
  • Responsibility for verification and quality sign off of all production related CCPs and CPs as part of the overall product batch review and final QC release of product
  • Ensure the calibration of critical analytical equipment used for in-process testing of products is appropriately maintained



The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Degree in Food Science/Technology (or related Scientific Discipline)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Quality related position within the food manufacturing industry
  • Previous management or supervisory experience within an analytical laboratory, preferably in the healthcare,  pharmaceutical or food manufacturing sector
  • Sound communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Understanding of HACCP principles & knowledge of ISO/FSSC22000 and GL
  • A sound understanding of microbiological and chemical analysis techniques (including fatty acid analysis using GC)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving and report writing skills
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast-paced environment, including the drive and energy for meeting deadlines.
  • Current driver’s license.



For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please call Helen on 0438 620 434.

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button then send your current resume and a cover letter to CS Executive Group.



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