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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Science & Technology

Location: Sydney

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 06/09/2010

Position Filled: Yes




Food Technologist - Quality Assurance Focus

  • Long-Term Contract - End of June 2011 with Option to Extend for Two More Years
  • Government Organisation Providing Flexibility and Great Career Opportunities
  • Enjoy Working and Living in Beautiful Northern Tasmania
Our client, a well known government agency based in beautiful Tasmania, is looking for a Food Technologist to join their Quality Assurance team as part of a long-term contract. 
Initially end of June 2011 with option for another 2 year extension.  There is a three month probation period.
This government role requires the candidate to be an Australian citizen - permanent residency is not sufficient.
The successful candidate will be undertaking the  following duties:
  • HACCP quality system maintenance and compliance.
  • Compliance with regulatory and industry requirements for food production including FSANZ and Australian Food and Grocery Council requirements
  • Equipment performance and calibration checks together with record maintenance. 
  • Help to achieve compliance with the requirements of ISO 17025 (NATA)
  • Review and update of laboratory documentation and forms
  • Advance the current quality system documentation for methods of analysis, risk assessments, equipment SOPs, data handling and reporting
To be successful for this role you must meet the following requirements:
  • You MUST BE an Australian citizen!
  • Have tertiary qualifications in food technology or other related scientific discipline
  • Working knowledge of quality systems relevant to the Food Industry such as HACCP and FSANZ
  • Working knowledge of ISO 17025 - NATA
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a team member or individually under general direction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to complete tasks on time.
  • Competence in the use of computers and computer software, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel, for the purposes of preparing documentation
The successful candidate will enjoy living and working in a beautiful part of the world in Tasmania only an hours drive from Launceston.  The people are friendly and the work very interesting and challenging.
To apply for this rare opportunity, please forward your covering letter addressing the criteria above and an updated resume by using the APPLY NOW button below.
To discuss this position, please feel free to call Helen or Marie on (03) 9516 0100 during office hours.
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, only those that are short-listed will be contacted for an initial screening interview. All applicants CV's will remain on our database to be considered for future positions.
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