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Multi-site Quality Assurance Manager – Food

Salary: Negotiable Location: Not Specified Ref: SD/01180
Description: Great opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to take control of the full QA function for this growing and successful food manufacturer across two sites.

• Responsible for two small manufacturing sites
• Permanent full time role
• Western Brisbane location

An opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager is available with a growing manufacturer based on the west side of Brisbane. Our client produces a wide range of gourmet wet products for the wholesale, retail and food service sectors. We are seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Manager who comes with previous experience within short shelf life / wet application products. Most of your time will be focused on one site reviewing systems, making improvements, training staff, ensuring food safety and products are to specification. The other site is low risk, established and only needs a little attention. You will have strong skills and experience in HACCP, GMP, SQF, WSE, CFMSR and Aldi quality management systems. Working closely with the Group Technical manager and other key stakeholders, you will have the following duties and responsibilities:

• Responsible for managing, training and developing a QA Culture on site
• Manage product specifications - writing and updating
• Monitor the hygiene of the factory, including cleaning of equipment and take necessary corrective actions where required
• Manage product testing
• Monitor, maintain, review and update the HACCP program
• Review and update all necessary QA documents
• Manage and maintain the internal audit schedule
• Lead all internal and external audits
• Investigate customer complaints to ascertain the cause of the complaint
• Review and update the allergen management program
• Conduct traceability and recall trials
• Coordinate the Quality Control staff
• Other duties as required

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

• Qualifications in Food Science / Technology or a food related discipline OR qualified by experience
• Strong experience with HACCP, Safe Food Queensland, WSE, CFMSR and Aldi systems
• Previous experience leading Quality Assurance departments
• Strong communication skills
• Demonstrated problem solving skills and a pro-active approach
• Ability to work autonomously

In return our client is offering a very competitive salary package of up to $100,000 + super and flexible working conditions. You will have the overall responsibility for the QA function for two sites, so we are seeking applicants with strong Quality assurance experience in food manufacturing only. Interested applicants can apply through the link below or for a confidential discussion, please contact Stuart Dixon at Osborne Richardson Australia on 0405 696 655 or email

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