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QA Manager - Food Processing

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 Location: Ref: SD/014143
Description: Quality Assurance Manager – Fresh processing

• Part of the site leadership team
• Based in the glorious Darling Downs, 2.5 hours from Brisbane
• Permanent full time

Our client has a long and successful history supplying Australian families with high quality fresh and healthy products. The business has been growing at a steady pace in the last 5 years and with a total of three sites across two states, this opportunity can provide for career growth and long term stability. If you are seeking a tree change where the air is fresh, the neighbours and a long way away and you are wanting peace and quiet around working, then Warwick is the ideal location for you! Reporting to the Group Technical General Manager, your role will be to lead and develop a small team of QA professionals ensuring all products produced are safe, of high quality, to specification and compliant to various customer and certification standards. With big investment in the business and changes being rolled out to ensure business continuity, this is truly an exciting time to get onboard with a household brand and contribute to the growth of the business.

Typical duties include:
• Manage and further develop the QA team
• Lead internal and external audits
• Provide technical advice to production and other key site stakeholders
• Ensure raw materials and finished goods are of the highest standard
• Investigate, resolve and respond to customer complaints and NCRs
• Oversee product specifications, labelling and compliance
• Oversee on microbiology testing
• Assist with the implementation of other QMS as required
• Other duties as required

To give yourself the best chance of being considered for this opportunity, please ensure your resume meets the following criteria:
• Qualifications in food science or technology (or related with experience)
• Demonstrated experience in a Senior Quality Assurance food manufacturing role
• Track record of improving quality systems and overall product quality
• Strong knowledge of HACCP, BRC, WSE, CFMSR etc. is highly regarded
• Knowledge and exposure to product packaging and NPD
• Internal auditor certified
• Strong understanding of HACCP and GMP
• Interpersonal skills, strong time management and high attention to detail

In return the company have great incentives in place, a unified culture and genuine career development opportunities as you and the company grow. Candidates with salary expectation around $80,000 - $90,000 + super are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants can apply through the link below or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stuart Dixon at Osborne Richardson on 0405 696 655 or email
Please note: You must have full Australian work rights to be considered for this position.

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