Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products.
We are a regionally significant business : with annual revenue in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.
Inspirational Food created by Passionate People' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world.
We have an exciting opportunity at our Dargaville plant for a Technical Systems Assessor.
The ideal candidate will have the following :
Hold a tertiary qualification and / or have received training in, or relevant experience in, a similar role.
Broad-based experience or a sound knowledge of all mandatory quality and compliance requirements for a modern meat plant with a good understanding of their application.
Excellent knowledge of HACCP principles and application.
A demonstrated knowledge of the legal and legislative compliance conditions and issues applicable to the meat industry.
Computer literacy - proficiency in the use of Microsoft (Word, Excel).
Demonstrates excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
A high standard of English.
The role requires a level of diplomacy as it often balances between the demands of commercial risk and compliance constraints.
Accurate record keeping is vital to the function of this position
Where it is considered that the response to an issue has been unsatisfactory, plant management must be notified.