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Quality Assurance Coordinator

  • Posted: 15 Feb 2024
  • Quality & Food safety
  • New Zealand
  • On-site

About the job

As a Quality Assurance Coordinator, you will join our QA team of 4 reporting to the Quality Assurance in-Process Manager – part of the wider Quality and Food Safety team, located at our Auckland production facility.

This is a permanent full-time opportunity working Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm, with the main purpose of maintaining an effective Quality Assurance programme based on PRPs & HACCP principles to ensure the required quality and food safety of our finished products. Flexibility to be on-call every 5 weeks is expected in this role. This role might require working shift to support our 24/5 operations form time to time.



You will:

  • Drive effective Incident Management - carry out investigation & risk assessment on RM / PM / FG with effective RCA & CAPA, in consultation with QA Manager, Plant Manager, QFS Manager
  • Manage in-process inspection of processes, procedures, premises, people, and product / materials
  • Ensure plant compliance to GMP, HACCP & regulatory standards
  • Drive effective environmental pathogen management
  • Be accountable for the management of PRP’s, such as pest control and intrusive maintenance

About you

You must have a tertiary qualification in Food Science or equivalent. You have a passion for Quality, work well in a fast-paced environment and have a pragmatic approach to Quality Assurance.

To be successful you will have:

  • Solid hands-on experience in a Quality Assurance role in the food manufacturing industry
  • Strong working knowledge of GMP/GHP, HACCP, food handling or pathogen training
  • Competent level in MS Excel and ability to learn new tools/, exposure to Power BI is highly desirable
  • The drive and resilience needed to effectively collaborate with operational teams to achieve quality of products on the shopfloor

About us

Danone’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in. We believe a healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.


Danone Nutricia Specialised Nutrition produces specialty foods for infants and young children, and our mission “We make every day count for you and your baby” gives meaning to everything we do. We operate out of 3 sites in New Zealand in Auckland and Balclutha, where our teams undertake the manufacturing, distribution, and development of our infant milk and toddler supplements with market-leading brands.




  • A large canvas to learn and grow in the other areas of the Quality
  • Great Benefits and working culture
  • Performance bonus
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Endless possibilities to develop and accelerate your career
  • A chance to make a difference in our society through Early Nutrition
  • A dynamic manager and a high-performing team where you are both challenged and supported

Proving yourself in this role could lead to future opportunities within Danone both locally and abroad. We support our employees to take ownership of developing their career within Danone and encourage moves across (as well as within) our varying functions and businesses. We are passionate about developing and growing our team of leaders, and that could soon include you!

To find out more about Danone please check out our Danone LinkedIn





If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you to really make this role your own, please hit the APPLY button now!


No Recruitment Agencies please.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

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