As a QA In Process Lead ,you will join our Plant QA team of 5 part of the wider Quality and Food Safety team, located at our Auckland production plant.
You will be the 2IC of this team, working on IER and pathogen management, being the key source of knowledge across all requirements and building a training plan for the team.
This is a permanent full-time opportunity, working Monday Friday with flexibility to cover shifts (if required) and share on-call responsibility with the QA In Process Manager.
You will :
Manage in-process inspection of raw materials and packaging materials for production use
Assist HACCP & Validation teams in factory validation & verification requirements
Lead & support the FSI streams such as NNS, PRP and Food Defense ensuring factory internal & external compliance to GMP & GHP requirements
Deputy to the QA In-Process Manager, lead and manage the team when required
Oversee plant quality incidents closures and regular reviews of the effectiveness of CAPAs
Be in charge of plant QA team induction training and carry out competency assessments
You must have a tertiary qualification in Food Science or equivalent. You have a passion in Quality / Compliance , enjoy working in a dynamic environment and have a pragmatic approach to your work.
To be successful you will have :
Robust experience in a Quality Assurance role in the food manufacturing industry
Solid working knowledge of GMP / GHP, HACCP, food handling or pathogen training and risk assessment
A detail-oriented mindset and strong decision-making ability
Good stakeholder engagement and communication skills
The drive and resilience to overcome challenges and get things done