Quality Technician
2d ago

Walter & Wild is a New Zealand Food Manufacturing company with a substantial portfolio of iconic brands including Hubbards, I Love Food Co.

Aunt Betty’s, Hansells, Vitafresh, Greggs and Alfa One.

Our people are critical to our success.

We are currently looking for an exceptional Quality Technician to join our Quality Assurance Team. This is a 1 year fixed-term position working in Penrose, Auckland.

This role will be reporting to the QA & Compliance Manager and you will be responsible for factory inspections, product sampling & testing and quality documents to ensure food safety and quality standards are being maintained.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of this role include, but not limited to :

  • Ensure that all products manufactured comply with specified food safety and quality standards.
  • Performing the QA checks on raw materials, in-process and finished products to ensure compliance with the company HACCP based Food Safety Programme.
  • Assisting with the implementation and maintenance of all QA systems internal audits, pest control programme, process control, traceability, GMP, calibration, quality investigations, non-conformance and corrective actions.
  • Performing internal audits on factory compliance as well as quality documents as per the planned audit schedule.
  • Supporting and delivering the food safety and quality training where required.
  • To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills, knowledge and experience :

  • Must have at least 2 years of quality assurance experience in food manufacturing and the ability to accept additional responsibilities within their current roles.
  • Qualification and / or relevant experience in Food Science, Science or similar preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving capability.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A Team player, you are known for your honesty, integrity, and communication skills as well as your ability to successfully juggle multiple priorities.
  • Continuously seeks to improve systems and procedures, balancing efficiency with a quality and safety focus and attention to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP Standards).
  • The Box Ticking Stuff :

  • Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.
  • In line with Walter & Wild policy, all applicants must agree to pre-employment drug testing and health assessments.
  • Why Walter & Wild?

    Joining us means joining a global organisation with very exciting growth plans.

    With a fresh approach, we aspire to be the leading innovator, marketer and creators of food in NZ. Whilst our ambitions are big, we do not want to feel big.

    At Walter & Wild we believe in being fiercely independent and doing what we feel is right and sometimes that means taking the path less travelled.

    We celebrate and value what makes us different. Having a variety of people who are passionate, innovative, flexible and who know how to have fun is important to us.

    Basically, what we are trying to say is that Walter & Wild is an awesome place to work full of equally awesome people.

    Our Values are important to us. It is what makes us Walter & Wild. We are Kind, Loyal, Accountable, Brave, Challengers, and Playful.

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