Food Safety & Quality Manager - Jobs in Sunshine Coast - 531181

Epicurean Products
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About Epicurean ProductsWe are a 100% Australian owned food manufacturer that started from humble beginnings, working out of a small commercial kitchen, and now supply to a range of customers across Australia from our purpose-built facility located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland.At Epicurean Products, we have worked hard over time to build a reputation focused on quality, innovation and service. With our expanding portfolio of premium fresh dressings and sauces, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Food Safety and Quality Manager to join our technical team to continue building our reputation in our FMCG environment.About the roleA fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic team at Epicurean Products. Based at our production facility in Yandina, you will be responsible for managing Quality Assurance and associated activities on a daily basis.Reporting to the General Manager, this role requires a close working relationship with the Management Group on site to form site based decisions. Lead the development, implementation, review and maintenance of the SQF system Maintain and update quality assurance policies, procedures, guides, and other relevant documented materials Educate and assist the team to understand Food Safety & Quality requirements including GMP Coordinate quality assurance activities such as testing, quality reviews, factory audits, etc Analyse trends and quality related data sets, including extracting data from relevant QA systems Manage and develop Quality personnel Maintain budget Contribute to site decisions with technical knowledge UpholdEpicurean Productsvalues andwork in a way that contributes to the companys vision Escalate issues as they arise working as part of a greater team To be an Epicurean Team MemberTo thrive in this position within our environment, it is essential you possess the following skills or attributes: Varied Food Industry experience (5+ years) Tertiary qualified in Food Safety/Quality Management or similar discipline Internal Auditor Qualification HACCP, TACCP and VACCP Systems Training Sound working knowledge of SQF Proven capacity to lead, direct and motivate the workforce Demonstrated effectiveness in team engagement and process improvement Able to provide insight and quickly identify a way forward when presented with issues Proven experience identifying and deploying process improvements We are located in an industrial estate in Yandina, which is difficult to access via public transport, so it is important you have regular access to a reliable car in addition to a current, valid drivers license.Why choose to work at Epicurean ProductsAt Epicurean Products, we pride ourselves on providing a high-quality product to our customers whilst maintaining a heavy focus on our people through safety and engagement. We offer: High performance and friendly workplace culture Opportunities for career progression Free onsite parking To apply for this position:Please apply through SEEK by clicking the Apply Now button.To be considered for this role, you must supply a cover letter outlining how you meet the essential skills and experience listed above in addition to your current resume. Applications with no cover letter will not be considered.The application form will include these questions:Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in AustraliaHow many years' experience do you have in a quality assurance (QA) roleWhat's your expected annual base salaryHave you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)Have you completed a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Awareness training courseReport this job advert

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