THE COMPANYBrownes Dairy is Western Australia's number one player in the dairy category.  Market leaders in White Milk, Flavoured Milk, Yoghurt, Cream and Juice.  We are Australia's oldest dairy, celebrating over 131 years in the dairy industry.  We have recently been awarded one of Australia & New Zealand's Most Innovative companies 2017 by the Australian Financial Review.Headquartered in Balcatta, we employ over 250 Western Australians and partner with over 50 dairy farmers in our South West.THE ROLEWe are currently seeking to appoint a Quality Compliance Officer who will assist  the QA Compliance Manager in maintaining and improving all external accreditations.Special emphasis is on suppliers and performance to product specifications.  The Quality Compliance Officer will gather all information on non-conforming product for the procurement team to address any issue with the supplier, including claims.Active participation will be required in all internal and external auditing to ensure our ongoing quality assurance is continually updated and improved.Role Accountabilities will include, but not limited to:Quality Systems:Participate in HACCP development meetings for all manufacturing operations.  This includes assisting with the development of HACCP plans for new products/equipment/ingredientsAssist in modifying HACCP documentation as requiredAssist in maintaining quality product hold processing databaseParticipate in continuous improvement projects as directedOperational Performance:Provide feedback on operational performance with respect to quality parameters and supply advice for improvements in operational activitiesWork in conjunction with operations to continuously improve FTQ in Brownes Dairy manufacturing operationsSpecifications:Assist NPD in the implementation of accurate specifications and ensure the agreed specifications are accurate, workable and that testing requirements are included in the specificationsInward Goods:Ensure suppliers are notified on non-conformance's. Ensure appropriate correction action is taken.Provide analysis on A and B class raw materials for approvalQuality Auditing:Conduct housekeeping, internal audits and supplier audits within the agreed time-frames.WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:Essential for a tertiary qualification in Food TechnologyAt least 1 - 2 years' experience within the food industry which is relevant to performing the role; HACCP training and internal auditor trainingThe person we are seeking would have excellent communication skills as in this role you will be dealing with all facets of our operations as well as external food regulatory bodies, suppliers, customers and consumers.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and other databasesAbility to work autonomouslyWHAT WE OFFER:You would be working in our WA head office, located in Balcatta, which has the benefit of onsite parking, active social club, working with a small passionate quality team.If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, working within the Food FMCG industry, we would love to hear from you.No resumes from Agencies will be accepted at this time.Applications close Friday 9 February 2018. Australia - WA Perth Northern Suburbs & Joondalup

Quality Assurance Compliance Officer

THE COMPANY

Brownes Dairy is Western Australia's number one player in the dairy category.  Market leaders in White Milk, Flavoured Milk, Yoghurt, Cream and Juice.  We are Australia's oldest dairy, celebrating over 131 years in the dairy industry.  We have recently been awarded one of Australia & New Zealand's Most Innovative companies 2017 by the Australian Financial Review.

Headquartered in Balcatta, we employ over 250 Western Australians and partner with over 50 dairy farmers in our South West.

THE ROLE

We are currently seeking to appoint a Quality Compliance Officer who will assist  the QA Compliance Manager in maintaining and improving all external accreditations.

Special emphasis is on suppliers and performance to product specifications.  The Quality Compliance Officer will gather all information on non-conforming product for the procurement team to address any issue with the supplier, including claims.

Active participation will be required in all internal and external auditing to ensure our ongoing quality assurance is continually updated and improved.

Role Accountabilities will include, but not limited to:

Quality Systems:

  • Participate in HACCP development meetings for all manufacturing operations.  This includes assisting with the development of HACCP plans for new products/equipment/ingredients
  • Assist in modifying HACCP documentation as required
  • Assist in maintaining quality product hold processing database
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects as directed

Operational Performance:

  • Provide feedback on operational performance with respect to quality parameters and supply advice for improvements in operational activities
  • Work in conjunction with operations to continuously improve FTQ in Brownes Dairy manufacturing operations

Specifications:

  • Assist NPD in the implementation of accurate specifications and ensure the agreed specifications are accurate, workable and that testing requirements are included in the specifications

Inward Goods:

  • Ensure suppliers are notified on non-conformance's. Ensure appropriate correction action is taken.
  • Provide analysis on A and B class raw materials for approval

Quality Auditing:

  • Conduct housekeeping, internal audits and supplier audits within the agreed time-frames.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Essential for a tertiary qualification in Food Technology
  • At least 1 - 2 years' experience within the food industry which is relevant to performing the role; HACCP training and internal auditor training
  • The person we are seeking would have excellent communication skills as in this role you will be dealing with all facets of our operations as well as external food regulatory bodies, suppliers, customers and consumers.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and other databases
  • Ability to work autonomously

WHAT WE OFFER:

You would be working in our WA head office, located in Balcatta, which has the benefit of onsite parking, active social club, working with a small passionate quality team.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, working within the Food FMCG industry, we would love to hear from you.

No resumes from Agencies will be accepted at this time.

Applications close Friday 9 February 2018.