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Quality Assurance Officer

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Location
Perth, Fremantle & Southern Suburbs
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Science & Technology, Food Technology & Safety

Quality Assurance Officer

ABOUT M.A.P WA

Proudly Australian, M.A.P. WA is a family run company and today, is the leading supplier of retail-ready, chilled raw meat to all Coles supermarkets across Western Australia. With state of the art, world class machinery, M.A.P. WA has grown significantly since inception and is constantly expanding, with our traditional values of customer and supplier loyalty remaining at the forefront of what we do. Situated in the industrial area of Bibra Lake, M.A.P. WA is dedicated to enhancing product integrity by committing to the ongoing process of innovation, especially in regards to product and packaging development. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently recruiting for a QA Officer with experience in the food retail industry to join our team on a Full-time basis, working approximately 38 hours per week with some flexibility in hours required. Reporting to the Product Technologist, this role is pivotal in ensuring that our manufacturing operations and overall business requirements meet the required food safety standards and specifications, as well as CFMSR. Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking random checks on goods being packed
  • Undertaking product quality investigations with Internal departments and suppliers. In addition, ensuring all investigations have the required level of detail to apply root cause analysis and corrective preventative actions and fully documented to the required standard
  • Review and evaluation of production documentation and assessment of any deviations from standard procedures
  • Analysing trends and quality related data sets, including extracting data from relevant QA systems;
  • Verification of adherence to HACCP requirements in all activities, as well as verification of processes against work instructions and SOP’s
  • On-line monitoring of products and processes, whilst educating production staff;
  • Development of Quality Attribute sheets and training
  • GMP/ GHP monitoring and external audit preparation
  • Raising corrective action, maintenance request, non- conformance and contamination record as required
  • Assisting in customer complaint investigation
  • Coordinating and participating in traceability, recall and withdrawal exercises
  • Updating and maintaining quality control policies and procedures
  • Ad hoc tasks as directed by the QA manager

 

JOB CRITERIA

To be successful in this role you will possess tertiary qualifications in Food Science or a related field, together with at least 1-2 years’ experience in either a QA or QC role (including via work placements) within either a food or meat manufacturing industry. As well as:

  • Knowledge of external retail certifications e.g. HACCP, CFMSR, etc.
  • Highly motivated and self-driven with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to build rapport across multiple internal stakeholders
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, with exception organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High attention to detail

 

MORE INFORMATION

At M.A.P. WA we offer a positive workplace culture, close team networks and a supportive work environment. We encourage our employees to have an enjoyable and rewarding career with an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity.

 

TO APPLY

If you believe you possess the relevant attributes and experience to excel in this role, please click "Apply for this job", where you will be expected to attach a current copy of your Resume as well as a Cover Letter addressing the above Job Criteria.

Short listing for this position will commence immediately, however, we reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted due to the volume of applicants.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, you may contact our Recruitment Team on (08) 9494 2311.

ABOUT M.A.P WA

Proudly Australian, M.A.P. WA is a family run company and today, is the leading supplier of retail-ready, chilled raw meat to all Coles supermarkets across Western Australia. With state of the art, world class machinery, M.A.P. WA has grown significantly since inception and is constantly expanding, with our traditional values of customer and supplier loyalty remaining at the forefront of what we do. Situated in the industrial area of Bibra Lake, M.A.P. WA is dedicated to enhancing product integrity by committing to the ongoing process of innovation, especially in regards to product and packaging development. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently recruiting for a QA Officer with experience in the food retail industry to join our team on a Full-time basis, working approximately 38 hours per week with some flexibility in hours required. Reporting to the Product Technologist, this role is pivotal in ensuring that our manufacturing operations and overall business requirements meet the required food safety standards and specifications, as well as CFMSR. Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking random checks on goods being packed
  • Undertaking product quality investigations with Internal departments and suppliers. In addition, ensuring all investigations have the required level of detail to apply root cause analysis and corrective preventative actions and fully documented to the required standard
  • Review and evaluation of production documentation and assessment of any deviations from standard procedures
  • Analysing trends and quality related data sets, including extracting data from relevant QA systems;
  • Verification of adherence to HACCP requirements in all activities, as well as verification of processes against work instructions and SOP’s
  • On-line monitoring of products and processes, whilst educating production staff;
  • Development of Quality Attribute sheets and training
  • GMP/ GHP monitoring and external audit preparation
  • Raising corrective action, maintenance request, non- conformance and contamination record as required
  • Assisting in customer complaint investigation
  • Coordinating and participating in traceability, recall and withdrawal exercises
  • Updating and maintaining quality control policies and procedures
  • Ad hoc tasks as directed by the QA manager

 

JOB CRITERIA

To be successful in this role you will possess tertiary qualifications in Food Science or a related field, together with at least 1-2 years’ experience in either a QA or QC role (including via work placements) within either a food or meat manufacturing industry. As well as:

  • Knowledge of external retail certifications e.g. HACCP, CFMSR, etc.
  • Highly motivated and self-driven with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to build rapport across multiple internal stakeholders
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, with exception organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High attention to detail

 

MORE INFORMATION

At M.A.P. WA we offer a positive workplace culture, close team networks and a supportive work environment. We encourage our employees to have an enjoyable and rewarding career with an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you completed a qualification in food science?
  • How many years' experience do you have in a quality assurance (QA) role?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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