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QA Coordinator - Food Manufacturing

Salary: Negotiable Location: Ref: SD/01186
Description: Reporting to the Site Manager and National QA Manager, this role will lead quality assurance for the site and manage an experienced QA Officer. This company has a national presence and multiple sites ensuring there are plenty of paths for career development once you have proved yourself. Based between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, this would suit anyone who lives in those areas and doesn’t want to be stuck in traffic. With literally hundreds of products and loads of suppliers, your role will be to ensure the products produced are of a high quality, food safe and to customer specification.

Typical duties include:
- Ensure all staff are trained on food safety and safe food handling procedures
- Conduct internal audits on HACCP and GMP and suggest changes where needed
- Ensure suppliers are delivering products at correct temperatures and to specification
- Ensure storage procedures / segregation are correct for all products
- Manage the swabbing program to ensure the plant and products are free of pathogens etc
- Investigate and resolve any customer complaints
- Prepare and lead external audits from retailers and customers
- Report to management on all things QA (micro results, NCRs, environment etc)
- Ensure the pest management program is effective
- Coordinate the QA officer
- Review and update the allergen program

In order to be considered for this great opportunity, you must meet the following criteria:
- Tertiary qualifications in food science / technology
- Current HACCP certification
- Experience with multiple products including meat, fresh produce, bakery and sauces or exposure to similar high care and low care products
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal
- Extremely high attention to detail
- Ability to attend to any QA emergencies as and when required

On offer for this position is an engaging and busy role, an attractive salary, job flexibility, a great team to work in and further national career opportunities. Interested candidates 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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