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Food Safety Management Officer - Biosecurity Tasmania.  Full Time, TAS Location

 

About the role

As Food Safety Management Officer with Biosecurity Tasmania, you’ll work as part of a small team to ensure Tasmanian primary industries’ food products are safe to consume and continue to be eligible for market access.

  • Assist industry and primary industry sectors to implement robust systems and processes.
  • Undertake food safety risk analysis and assessments.
  • Engage with other jurisdictions, agencies, and key stakeholders including primary producers.
  • Coordinate and monitor food safety audits and inspections.
  • Assess accreditation applications and changes to approved safety programs.

Our ideal candidate

  • Holds a Certificate IV or higher in food science, environmental health, compliance, or a related field that includes 40 hours of food microbiology.
  • Significant expertise in the application of food safety standards.
  • Has market access and regulatory experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to provide authoritative advice.
  • Shows good initiative and excellent organisational skills.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, 11% superannuation contribution and salary sacrificing options.
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave a year (including 1 week between Christmas and New Year).
  • Special staff benefits from Aurora Energy, nominated Health Funds, and AVIS.
  • Access to a syndicate of gyms and fitness centres across Tasmania.
  • Opportunity to travel intrastate.

About us

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is committed to our vision of “building a sustainable Tasmania” where our natural resources, cultural values and environment are recognised and used sustainably to support our future prosperity. We take pride in fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated, inclusivity is embraced and safety is paramount. We strive to create an environment where every individual feels respected, valued and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. 

We understand that work-life balance is essential for personal and professional success. That’s why we offer flexible work options and are dedicated to making workplace adjustments that empower individuals to fully engage and excel in their roles. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your recruitment process, please let us know.

How to apply

  1. Review the Statement of Duties.
  2. Click the "Apply" button. Alternatively, you can apply via jobs.tas.gov.au.
  3. Upload your Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties.
  4. Attach a copy of your current Resumé/CV.
Refer to the Advice to Applicants document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact Recruitment via recruitment@nre.tas.gov.au.

Closing Date

Applications close on 12 June 2024 at 11.55pm (AEST).

To Apply please visit: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/518071/food-safety-management-officer-707100-708531

Please contact

Chris Lyall
Manager (Product Integrity)
Email: chris.lyall@nre.tas.gov.au 
Phone: 0418 140 658

Senior NPD Tecnhologist, Canon Foods, Jandakot WA

About the Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager, and a key member of the NPD team, our Senior NPD Technologist will demonstrate a scientific understanding of current, new and available technologies to maximise efficiencies, material yields and product quality within a fast paced and dynamic working environment. 

Key Duties of the Role 

  • Investigate new processes – both theoretical and operational prior to implementation
  • Support the NPD team in the development of new products with the creation of specifications, SOP’s and product documentation 
  • Systematically capture, review and analyse data to enable improvements using statistical process control 
  • Attendance at project meetings, trials and initial full production runs
  • Take customer product briefs from concept to launch following the Hellers product development stage and gate process
  • Assist in the sourcing of new raw materials and packaging in line with customer requirements
  • Coordinating factory trials to assess product and process feasibility
  • Recording all NPD trials appropriately and building a repository of launch-ready products 
  • Writing of finished product specifications and generating the required pack copy information as part of the artwork process including quality attribute sheets and using retailer online systems
  • Generating all necessary production paperwork for the launch of new products including receipt/batch sheets and quality attribute sheets
  • Assisting with post launch reviews against KPI's set
  • Support other functions on Capital Expenditure projects and assisting integration and management of new processes
  • Provide guidance to team members, sharing your knowledge and expertise to foster professional growth and development

To be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess the following skills & experience 

  • Proven experience (3-5 years) working as a Senior Food Technologist ideally within processed meat or processed foods (experience in Coatings and Seasonings highly regarded)
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline 
  • Enjoy working with cross-functional teams and excel at building meaningful relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound business acumen and commercial understanding
  • Passion for food and developing new products
  • Idea generator for new opportunities
  • Able to analyse and problem solve
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • HACCP awareness and understand the principles of food safety 

Apply via the seek link https://www.seek.com.au/job/75996004?tracking=SHR-WEB-SharedJob-anz-1

NPD Tecnhologist, Canon Foods, Jandakot WA

Who are Hellers Australia?

Hellers Australia Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer and distributor of chicken and small goods throughout Australia. We are part of the wider Hellers Group.

Our award-winning quality brands enjoy significant customer and consumer recognition in many market segments.

We currently have an opportunity for a NPD Technologist to join our team. 

About the Role

Based in Jandakot, reporting to the NPD Manager, this role will develop new and refine existing products to meet the needs to the business customers.

Key Duties of the Role: 

  • Take customer product briefs from concept to launch following the Hellers product development stage and gate process.
  • Develop new products proactively to meet customer business requirements.
  • Assist in the sourcing of new raw materials and packaging in line with customer requirements.
  • Cost engineering of existing products/recipes.
  • Timeline adherence.
  • Running of factory trials for new and existing products
  • Recording all data, yields and labour costs followed by creation and publication of post-factory trial reports
  • Shelf life trials on new products through organoleptic and microbiological testing and analysing this data to determine shelf life of products
  • Writing of finished product specifications and generating the required pack copy information as part of the artwork process including quality attribute sheets and using retailer on line systems.
  • Nutritional analysis/health star ratings/cooking instructions/guidelines/recycle information/meat contents/COOL
  • Conducting allergen risk assessments
  • Generating all necessary production paperwork for the launch of new products including  recipt/batch sheets and quality attribute sheets.
  • Assisting with post launch reviews against KPI's set
  • Maintenance of process control documentation
  • Support other functions on Capital Expenditure projects and assisting integration and management of new processes

To be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess the following skills/experience 

  • Experience in NPD of cooked RTE poultry products
  • Applied experience in working with GATE NPD processes
  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to work equally autonomously and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of food safety and high care RTE processing environments
  • Tertiary qualifications in Food Science or similar
  • 2+ years experience in a food NPD role
  • Good working knowledge on completion of retailer on-line specifications/customer specifications

Shortlisted applicants for the positions may be required to participate and cooperate in the following selection activities: - Visa Checking, Reference Checking, Police Check, Pre-Employment Medical and random drug and/or alcohol testing - Numeracy, Literacy, and Comprehension & Pre-Employment Assessments 

Apply via the seek link: https://www.seek.com.au/job/75956465?tracking=SHR-WEB-SharedJob-anz-1

Team Executive Support Officer, Sydney NSW. AFSIC - Australian Food safety Inspection Company.

Work type: Full time

Location: Sydney Markets (Flemington) NSW 2129

Classification: Science & Technology

The Company:

We specialize in the provision of Specialist Services to the food industry.

•Qualified and licensed Food Safety & Quality management systems Auditors having had a great exposure to various industry sectors, Our company is well versed with various Food safety standards.

•We have a NATA accredited laboratory that specializes in food, water and air tests, for the food industry.

•We provide & trade in specialized Scientific equipment to the food industry.

•We have a registered RTO that provides accredited training in food related industries these key competencies are in line with ATQF principles.

We operate from within Australia and provide services to our clients worldwide.

Scope: The Company requires a responsible personality; you will be responsible for growing our client base and building relationships with current accounts across Australia / Overseas.

To create and develop these positive business relationships you will use your fine tuned skills in asking questions, listening constructively and finding out the deeper needs of your customers.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are a MUST.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • A formal education in Food sciences (Tertiary level preferred).
  • Experience of 1-2 years in Food production areas as an Quality manager or similar role, this role will also suit a fresh graduate (Masters level).
  • Knowledge of solution based & value-added selling.
  • Ability to increase and grow sales for the company.
  • The ability to Co-ordinate and sell effective training to clients.
  • Ability to read and digest voluminous documents relative to food safety.
  • Ability to understand and guide clients in regard to Food laws
  • An ability to act independently with justification.
  • Develop and manage a "Team" with core business attributes.
  • Goal-oriented and passionate about achieving targets
  • Possess good time management and prioritization.
  • Ability to travel in & around Australia or overseas if required.

In return for your outstanding skills and experience, you will be rewarded with an industry competitive salary, the chance to be an integral part of a growing business and the autonomy to canvass all growth opportunities. Induction and Training will be provided in Sydney to get you started in the role.

Job purpose:

To plan, carry out, maintain strategic goals & objectives of the company & its subsidiary businesses for major accounts and specifier’s, in accordance with agreed business plans.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Develop, Manage & Maintain customer relationships.
  • Develop ideas and create offers for marketing to major accounts by the main market sector and promote the company & its subsidiary business products.
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with internal staff.
  • Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organizational development.
  • Edit and prepare drafts & proposals for clients.
  • Plan, coordinate, assign, organize, prioritize, delegate, and evaluate work.
  • To act independently with justification.
  • Mentoring and educating staff.
  • Any other duties as directed from Sydney office.

Application Closing date : 30 June 2024

To Apply, please send your resume and application to Daniella Jansou info@afsic.org

Global Seafoods Food Safety, Quality Assurance Officer - 1 year Contract Burswood, WA

The incumbent would be responsible for assisting in ensuring Food Safety, Quality Assurance are covered effectively across all aspects of the business.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Support the QA Manager in managing the quality assurance programs for compliance to regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Ensure compliance of the food safety and quality management and food safety system to the highest standard.
  • Monitoring approved supplier programme for certification.
  • Ensure all non–compliances are recorded, reported, and actioned.
  • Working collaboratively with suppliers for food safety, specifications, NPD and documentation.
  • Working collaboratively with other areas of the business to achieve company KPI’s objectives.
  • Support a strong food safety culture with full implementation of all business expectations.
  • Contribute to the internal audit program.
  • Contribute to training (and induction) for the site to ensure sufficient knowledge across the business.
  • Coordinate and sign off on customer/consumer complaints.
  • Contribute to getting raw material specifications approved from suppliers.
  • Support the HACCP system compliance.
  • Support the NPD process for new products.
  • Support sensory evaluation of new products.
  • Support sustainability for Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)/Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) compliance.
  • In addition, the incumbent will support the QA Manager to ensure all Cold Storage Service providers and Suppliers adhere to Global Seafoods required standards.

Experience Required

  • A suitable tertiary qualification.
  • High Food Safety acumen.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Microsoft Office (Excel / Word / Outlook/Power Point)

Attributes:

  • Highly structured approach to work
  • Energetic, friendly and positive
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organised and systematic with attention to detail
  • Eager to learn and improve system processes

For further details on how to apply and to see the full job description please CLICK HERE

Fermentation Hub Equipment Strategy Coordinator, Fermentasmania

Northern Tasmania, West Tamar/ Launceston area. Remote optional (work from home)

Position Type: Casual Contractor (if have own ABN) or Casual, Hourly, Part-time flexible hours, expected between 20-30 hours per week for the duration of the project.

Duration: Project based, approximately 3 months initially.

About Fermentasmania

At Fermentasmania, we believe in the power of fermentation to transform our produce, our people, and our place. By connecting industry, educators, government, and consumers, we are cultivating a community of creative food lovers & innovators.

The word fermentation comes from the Latin verb "fervere" which means to boil. We believe fermentation can turn the heat up on Tasmania, creating new jobs and new businesses on our island and helping Tasmanian food reach new markets. Through fermentation, we can craft innovative, value-added food & drinks that take a taste of Tasmania to the world.

Fermentation is culture and in Tasmania our culture is alive.

Our mission is to support the “starter culture” in the fermentation industry by providing access to the soon-to-be built Fermentation Hub, which will house state-of-the-art equipment, expertise, and resources to help Hub users develop and scale their products. The Fermentation Hub is expected to be completed by the end of 2024.

About the Role:

Supporting the Fermentation Hub Equipment Strategy Committee and partnering with the contracted process engineering team, the Fermentation Hub Equipment Strategy Coordinator will play a crucial role in gathering and documenting the needs of the Hub’s potential users to assist with detailed design, equipment specification and sizing, and equipment procurement processes for the for the Fermentation Hub.

As ‘Hub Equipment Strategy Coordinator’ you will be responsible for contacting all companies that have expressed interest in using the hub (ranging from brewers of beer, cider and kombucha, fruit and vegetable growers through to producers of vegan cheese, fermented meats, dairy products, cell-cultured meats, and precision fermentation products) to collect detailed information about their anticipated requirements, production and equipment needs, and staffing expectations.

Following data collection, the next stage is to support translation of these requirements into:

  • Building process flow diagrams (PFDs) for the engineering design team to incorporate into the equipment procurement process,
  • Creating a list of staffing and expertise requirements for operational planning,
  • Consolidating base data to inform food safety and workplace health and safety plans, and
  • Generating Letters of Intent or user/tenancy contracts for users of the facility.

Key Responsibilities:

- Contacting and liaising with potential future Hub clients and users to gather information about their equipment, training and production requirements.

- Documenting equipment usage requirements such as process specifications, production volumes, equipment sizing, desired/ specific fermentation processes, expertise and other requirements.

- Drafting and sending out Letters of Intent, outlining the terms and conditions of their use of the fermentation hub.

- Coordinating with design and process engineers to ensure that collected information is converted into actionable data for equipment scoping.

- Maintaining organized records of all communications, data collected, letters of intent and administration of contracts signed through Fermentasmania’s client relationship management (CRM) and contracts management systems.

About You:

  • You are a recent graduate, or current student in Food Engineering, Food & Process Science or a related field.
  • You are a highly organised, self-motivated individual that likes planning and completing tasks efficiently and with a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills and a friendly and approachable manner.
  • Some experience drafting or interpreting food PFDs and food safety requirements (such as HACCP, SQF or ISO9001) will be highly regarded.
  • Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) systems such as Hubspot helpful.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, providing weekly updates to the Hub Equipment Committee Chair

To be eligible for this position candidates must either have Australia citizenship, permanent residency or a current valid work permit.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to be part of the starter culture of the Fermentation Hub and gain insight into a wide range of fermentation technologies and products.
  • Casual, or Contractor (if have own ABN) Part-time, 20-30 hours (variable)
  • $30 / hour (hourly rate).For negotiation if have own ABN.

How to Apply:

To apply for the position of Hub Coordinator at please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and skills. Applications can be sent to secretary@fermentasmania.com

Applications close: 17th May 2024

Fermentasmania Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Quality Assurance Coordinator (Part-Time/Contract Role), McDonalds, Thornleigh NSW

McDonalds Australia logo

Company Description

McDonald’s Australia Limited is the largest quick service restaurant operation in the country. Fondly known as “Macca's”, we are a household name in Australia for over 50 years, we believe that our customers are the heart and soul of everything we do and make it our mission to make every moment count! As an employer of choice winner, working with us means taking pride and having fun along the way, while growing and developing your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. Not only do we offer flexible working arrangements and an attractive staff discount; but we provide an opportunity to work alongside other passionate and talented people every single day.


Job Description

Could you be our next Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator?
The QA Coordinator provides a support function to ensure food safety and quality standards are effectively communicated and achieved across the system supporting both Australia and New Zealand markets. In addition, this role will work closely with suppliers and McDonald’s Quality Assurance Managers (QAMs) to develop and execute programs for food product and equipment validation. What can you expect on a day-to-day basis?

  • Conducting product and equipment cook and/or yield validations in the test kitchen as required and general product quality testing.
  • Supporting QAMs in creating and maintaining product specifications
  • Reviewing customer complaint trends
  • Co-ordinating restaurant trials for QA initiated projects

Qualifications

Your keys to success:

  • Degree Qualified in Food Science/Technology (Final Year or Recent Graduate)
  • A clear, confident, and concise communicator
  • Well-organised, demonstrated project management skills; able to set and work to tight deadlines
  • A proven ability to work under pressure in both acute and planned environments
  • Self-motivated and proactive, takes the initiative to pre-empt opportunities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Committed to principles of food safety and driven to uphold these principles
  • Great at building strong interpersonal relationships with co-workers and suppliers

Additional Information

The Macca’s Difference 

  • Birthday & Volunteer leave
  • A fun and vibrant culture packed with a lot of local events in each state
  • Access to hundreds of retail discounts including discounted Macca’s
  • Highly flexible work environment
  • Wellbeing initiatives including a 24/7 wellbeing partner for you and your immediate family
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities in line with your career goals and passion 

As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We strive to make every moment through the recruitment process a feel-good moment for everyone. Let us know if we can provide any reasonable accommodations to enable you to participate in the job application and interview process, if you'd like to note your pronouns or have suggestions for how we can improve in this space.

TO APPLY Visit https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/McDonaldsCorporation/743999979028273-quality-assurance-coordinator-part-time-contract-role-

Graduate Customer Success Specialist - Food Technology, Quality & Supply Chain Sydney, New South Wales (Hybrid)

Foods Connected

Foods Connected is an award-winning cloud-based software platform that is utilised by 10 of the largest food retailers in the world providing them with leading solutions to help them manage their supply chain, quality control and trading and planning management. As a team, we provide tools that help our customers manage their processes in a fast and efficient way and provide real-time visibility and reporting on what is happening in their business.

Whether we are in the middle of a fast and intense development sprint, on a Teams call discussing our project statuses or enjoying a game of ping-pong or pool in the office, it is important to us that our employees are happy and delivering the best possible result for our customers.

We’re always keen to welcome talented individuals to join our growing team in Sydney. So, if you’re a natural planner, driven, with a passion for driving forward simple software solutions, creating great user experiences and customer satisfaction through organised, well managed processes then we’re looking for you!

IS THIS SOMETHING THAT INTERESTS YOU?

Reporting to an experienced member of our Customer Success and Implementation team, the Graduate Customer Specialist will be assisting in a wide range of the Foods Connected day to day commercial activities. This will be a fast-paced role within a fast growing company, working closely alongside the Project Leads with some of the most progressive retail and manufacturing companies in the food industry.

It will be diverse in activity with the Graduate Customer Success Specialist being introduced to a multitude of areas within the business, so they will need to be able to adapt to different situations at ease. The business graduate will have a fantastic opportunity to grow within the company and have the opportunity to become a key member of the team with huge scope for progressing as the company grows.

On one extreme you will learn about the food industry and the challenges that companies and people in this sector have on a day-to-day basis. On the other-side they will learn about agile software development and how applications can help manage information and create analytics to drive improvement within food companies.

The Graduate Customer Success Specialist will need to be creative and generate ideas and proposals to help clients overcome their problems and inefficiencies. They will thrive on interaction with people and learn to develop fantastic communication skills to really listen to their clients problems and then properly describe potential solutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

KEY SKILLS:

  • No requirement to be an expert but have a good understanding of IT systems and the ability to pick up new software tools easily.
  • Have a passion for the Food Industry and the processes involved across raw material, production, commercial, quality and retail.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and be able to communicate clearly what something does and the benefit it brings.
  • Be committed, keen to learn and have drive and determination to design and bring improvements to established working practices.

Project Management

  • Working with current and new key accounts, listening to their needs and satisfying their requirements whilst at the same time remaining within the confines of Foods Connected’s core strategy and software objectives.
  • Developing relationships with clients.
  • Helping our clients with the setup and integration of new functionality into their business.
  • Assisting and then leading in delivering presentations of the ‘live system’ to client user groups.
  • Help identify new client leads and develop these through effective networking and demonstrating the functionality to potential clients both face-to-face and through web based demonstrations.
  • Help Identify new opportunities within existing client portfolios through high exposure to their working practices.
  • Delivering training to our client user groups to take them through the systems and processes that you help design and rollout.
  • Delivering Key account reporting needs and assisting clients with setup of current and new system functionality.

Qualifications Required:

  • Applicants will be considered who have undertaken studies in a food related or business or IT related field and have graduated.

Benefits:

In addition to a very competitive salary, we also provide an excellent benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Relevant focused training to enable you take up a high degree of responsibility within the business quickly.
  • Coaching and mentoring in all areas of the business.
  • Working within a small but growing team with a real focus on directing all our efforts on the needs of the customers.
  • The chance to lead the creation of innovative solutions that are quickly rolled out to the industry where you can see your work in use by our customers.
  • The ability to grow into a key contributing member of our team with real responsibilities and targets.

To Apply, visit: https://foodsconnected.bamboohr.com/careers/111?source=aWQ9MjA%3D

Applications close 24th May 2024

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