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Quality Manager


Reference: 5080976

Passion for the food and beverage industry?

Experienced with safety compliance and quality?

Kono is a unique Māori owned Limited Partnership company. Our objective is to be one of the best indigenous food and beverage businesses in the world. Employing over 400 staff across our entities we farm over 530 hectares of land and sea, and export to over 25 countries throughout the world. We produce green shell mussels, fruit bars, hops, fruit and a variety of wines across our Blenheim and Nelson locations.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced Quality Manager to develop, lead and control all quality and product safety compliance across our seafood site located in Blenheim. The role will ensure the daily execution of health and Safety, Quality, NPD, cost, productivity, service and people development across the quality team.

The role reports directly to Site Operations Manager and will drive continuous quality and product safety improvement. The role will develop and maintain systems to meet all customer and regulatory requirements, improve customer satisfaction, reduce complaints, meet and exceed all quality and product safety practices as well as reducing the cost of quality.

The culture:

Kono is primarily a value based company and we pride ourselves in living those values through our products and our relationships with our staff and customers.

If you are experienced in the food industry (especially seafood), have a relevant tertiary qualification in Food Technology or similar, and have leadership capability then this newly created role is perfect for you. We are looking for a dynamic, driven professional Quality Manager to take on this challenging role.

If you think you have a great attitude, a passion for all things Quality and love a fast-paced workplace then this is the role for you.

Applicants MUST have the right to work in New Zealand.

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

Kono has a drug and alcohol policy and the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment drug and medical screening.

Applications Close: 05 Jun 2020