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Quality Compliance Coordinator 

  • Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Quality & Food safety
  • New Zealand
  • On-site

About the job

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Quality Compliance Coordinator based in our Auckland site. This is a 12-month parental leave cover opportunity with a start date in July 2024. As one of the key people on the Quality team, you will ensure adherence to all internal Food Safety & Quality Standards, FSSC-22000, and regulatory requirements. 


Reporting to the Food Safety Manager you will be responsible for conducting investigations and reporting related to customer complaints, exception and exporter non-conformance, NCR, and internal audits. You will also ensure systems are in place to continuously maintain traceability, and mock recalls. 

You will: 

  • Conduct internal audits to ensure factory compliance with internal & external requirements and ensure gaps are closed in a timely manner 
  • Ensure factory compliance to internal requirements (HACCP, Global requirements & PRP), FSSC 22000, Organic, Halal and regulatory requirements 
  • Facilitate and participate in external audits as required  
  • Work collaboratively with the production teams for conformity of processes and to ensure that the products meet the standards set by Danone 
  • Use data analysis to provide recommendations on key focus areas in terms of quality defect type (Product Non-Conformance or Complaint) and root cause 
  • Participate in projects as required to improve Quality defect rate or other non-conformances 

About you

You are a focused and proactive Quality professional with some experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment. You are a great team player and have a good awareness of New Zealand regulations and standards within the Dairy industry. Danone provides a great environment to build your interpersonal skills, train on different systems, and help you meet your career aspirations by growing and developing your skills.   


To be successful you will also have: 

  • Tertiary qualification in Chemistry/Food Science/Micro or equivalent field 
  • At least 2 years experience in a QA/QC role in FMCG is highly desired  
  • Prior experience with Audits and/or certification in Auditing Skills 
  • Good Understanding of GHP & GMP and HACCP 
  • Sound influencing and negotiation skills and ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Good experience in Microsoft Suite especially Excel  
  • Good attention to detail and ability to work with shifting priorities 

About us

At Danone, we aim to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with our Vision - Danone, One Planet. One Health.  We operate across four business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition, and Medical Nutrition. Our headquarter is in France, we have offices in 55 countries across the globe and our products are sold in over 120 markets. We have been around for more than a century and are proud owner of some of the best-known brands worldwide including favorites like YoPro, Activia, Aptamil and Karicare


Danone ANZ is proud to be awarded the Great Place to Work accreditation winner for ANZ in 2023 – a globally recognized program where we feature as one of Australia’s top places to work.


Visit our website WE ARE DANONE to know more about us.



We truly value our Danoners and strive to make their experience exceptional by creating a positive and fulfilling environment for everyone. Our unique benefits are designed to enhance the lives and provide genuine value.


  • A high-performing, collaborative team culture
  • Flexible Hybrid working
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Personalised learning opportunities to set you for success
  • Competitive Total Reward package including
    • Health, Life insurance for all perm & FTC employees (12-month contract or more) across Australia
    • 26 weeks gender-neutral paid parental leave
    • Completion Bonus
    • Performance related incentives and annual reviews


If this opportunity resonates with you and you’re eager to shape and define this role, then go ahead and seize the moment. Click on the APPLY button and share your resume with us.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

We proudly affirm that we are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and our ambition is to foster an INCLUSIVE & DIVERSE workplace where all Danoners can bring their uniqueness to contribute to business results. Our commitment to DEI ensures that all qualified individuals receive fair consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability at our company.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • (Video)Assessment

  • Interview #1

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