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Quality Assurance Officer - Food Processing

Salary: Negotiable Location: Rural NSW Ref: SD/01144
Description: • Growing company
• Fresh produce
• Central NSW location

A newly created opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Officer is available with one of Australia’s leading food processors based the rural town of Hillston, NSW. This company is growing rapidly, supplying all retailers nationally and with the business expanding, they need extra assistance on the QA front. The role will involve working with high risk fresh produce.

Your role will be to contribute to the tasks that ensure the products produced pass all quality assurance and product specification checks. Typical duties include:

• Conduct production line audits on GMP/SOPs and HACCP
• Prepare for audits – WSE, CFMSR, SQF, BRC, Organic, etc
• Knowledge of export QA processes
• Strong knowledge of regulatory and compliance within food manufacturing – labelling etc
• Ensure sanitation, pest control and quality policies and processes are being followed
• Conduct quality control checks and swab testing for external testing
• Monitor wastage and environmental issues
• Conduct investigations and root cause analysis to any consumer complaints and report back to management
• Ensure all allergens are managed correctly
• Conduct risk assessments on processes and products
• Ensure all information and data is entered in the quality management system
• Report on Quality Assurance findings
• Other ad hoc duties as required

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must meet the following criteria:

• Qualifications in food science or technology
• Couple of years experience within food manufacturing
• Demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication
• Flexible on working hours – able to make an early morning shift
• High work ethic to work in a fast paced environment
• Own reliable transport

This is a fantastic opportunity to become aligned with a well known food processor and grow your skills and experience with an industry leader. Salary will be approximately $65,000 + super. For more information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stuart Dixon at Osborne Richardson recruitment on 0405 696 655 or email

Please note: Only candidates with full work rights for Australia will be considered for this opportunity.

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