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Food Safety and Compliance Lead

  • Bring your QA experience to lead and manage quality systems
  • Excellent remuneration + benefits for the right candidate
  • Sunny Tauranga location

 About the role

Our client has a fantastic reputation for being an excellent employer, which is reflected in the tenure of their staff. They work hard to create a friendly and supportive environment, where staff feel valued and their voices are heard. 

In this role you will continue to uphold the Quality Standards of the business and truly champion Food Safety Culture:

  • Maintain systems to high standards to insure excellent audit outcomes
  • Lead customer and external audits 
  • Champion Food Safety Culture across the business
  • Monitor, review and implement changes to the quality systems to meet updated requirements. 
  • Maintain the RMP requirements

Skills & Experience

  • Experience leading audits for standards such as GFSI / QSR / RMP 
  • A strong affiliation and understanding of a Food Safety Culture
  • Ability to work closely across multiple levels to bring staff on the Food Safety Culture journey
  • Excellent communication and ability to partner and support staff
  • Although there are no direct reports in this role, you will bring a sense of leadership and become a senior member of the team
  • A B. Tech / BSc (food) or similar is an advantage


  • Sunny Tauranga location
  • Excellent remuneration
  • Excellent job security and big growth plans
  • Kiwisaver + Super contributions
  • 50% Medical Insurance cover
  • Long service leave

About the company

Our client describes this business as a lovely environment with an enthusiastic and dedicated management team.  They have a unique ability to tailor make ingredients for their customers and are proud suppliers of large manufacturers and QSRs.  Their innovative approach means there are several projects on the boil, with significant growth predicted and excellent job security on offer.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Belinda on 09 525 5520 referring to 04/2108/BM for a confidential discussion. 

To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

Scitex specialises in permanent, contract and temporary recruitment – and has done since 1987. We are here to engineer better Mondays. We love connecting talented people with great work opportunities in workplaces where you can thrive and make a meaningful difference. 

Profession: Manufacturing
Location: Bay of Plenty
Work Type: Permanent
Consultant: Belinda McKenzie
Reference: 04/2108/BM

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