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QA Supervisor - Food Manufacturing

Salary: Negotiable Location: Sunshine Coast Ref: SD/01168
Description: A great position for a Quality Assurance Supervisor to join a reputable food processor, lead a team and assist the QA Manager in the Somerset region.

A permanent full time position for a Quality Assurance Supervisor with a strong experience is available in the Somerset region, just North West of Brisbane. There is a great community spirit in the town, a rural feel and plenty of affordable housing should you chose to move to the area for a tree change. This company has invested heavily in new technology and upgrades to the factory. This means you will have plenty of opportunity to gain more skills and develop your career with a well established and growing company. This company supplies the domestic and international markets ensuring continued stability and growth

Your role will cover a wide range of Quality Assurance duties. Overall, you will be responsible for ensuring the food produced is fit for human consumption and to specification. In order to achieve this, you will participate in internal and external audits, quality investigations and product testing. Typical duties include:

• Conduct production line audits on GMP, SOPs and HACCP
• Coordinate a team of 4-5 QA officers
• Assist with retailer and supplier audits
• Ensure sanitation, pest control and quality policies and processes are being followed
• Conduct quality control checks and swab testing
• Monitor wastage and environmental issues
• Conduct investigations to any customer complaints and report back to management
• 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 role, you must meet the following criteria:
• Qualifications in food science or technology
• Experience in a QA role in food manufacturing
• Proven leadership skills
• Full work rights for Australia
• Strong communication skills both written and verbal
• High level of attention to detail

On offer is a competitive salary package of $70,000 + super (depending on experience). There will be loads of opportunity to prove yourself and follow career progression. For more information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stuart Dixon at Osborne Richardson Australia on 0405 696 655 or email

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