Technical Specialist - Horticulture
Nelson City
1d ago
  • Develop and maintain technical procedures across many and varied customers
  • Utilise your knowledge of GAP and MPI requirements and auditor experience
  • Flexible work location working with Horticulture, Food and Dairy professionals.
  • The opportunity :

    This is a fantastic opportunity to use your passion for quality, your industry knowledge and desire to support customers through complex issues and situations with AsureQuality.

    With a flexible base for location in New Zealand, the Technical Specialist position gives the opportunity to utilise your industry expertise and prowess, as you assist the Technical Manager in fulfilling the requirements of accreditation standards and relevant regulatory requirements.

    With your knowledge of the GAP and MPI requirements, you will assess peers on their competency to fulfil their technical duties, providing regulatory guidance and specialist technical advice to aid the development technical procedures and work instructions

    There will also be some auditor responsibilities obtaining customer information and examining it objectively to determine the degree of conformity with prescribed criteria, so a high level of knowledge and experience within the Horticulture / Food / Dairy industry with the confidence in speaking to regulators, standard owners and industry partners relating to the management of specific programmes is required.

    So if you have the confidence in your industry knowledge, the ability to become a truly trusted advisor to your colleagues, customers and stakeholders and the tenacity to find quality sustainable solutions to tricky problems, then this is the role for you!

    About you :

    This is a permanent full time role with a flexible work location throughout New Zealand and requires true passion for getting things right first time in a collaborative team environment.

    Other success factors include

  • Previous Global GAP auditor approval experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with Horticulture / Food / Dairy industry Acts, Regulations and Certification programmes
  • The ability to build strong trusted relationships quickly
  • Capability to influence without authority around complex issues and solutions
  • A passion for supporting and mentoring internal and external stakeholders
  • At AsureQuality we pride ourselves on living to our values; being stronger together, doing the right thing, exceeding expectations and taking the lead.

    To apply to this role, please click the link and include a CV and Cover Letter which will outline your skills and experience, in relation to the details and values outlined above.

    We wish you the best of luck!

    About us : Everyday our experienced team of 1800+ people work alongside farmers, producers, and others throughout the food supply chain to help them uphold what Aotearoa stands for in food - a higher standard of quality and safety.

    We are passionate about our shared role as Kaitiaki Kai, guardians of food, and have a deep responsibility to do the right thing for food and the environments it comes from.

    We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining great people, and supporting them to be the best they can be. We know diverse teams are stronger teams and we believe in fairness and opportunity for all.

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