Quality Assurance & Packaging Development Officer - Reynella

Date: 08-Jul-2021

Location: Reynella, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying  that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.

As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant  Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley and  many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

Quality Assurance & Packaging Development Officer

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Quality Assurance and Packaging Development Officer to join the Quality team at Reynella, South Australia.
This role plays an integral part in the coordination and implementation of the Quality and Food Safety Systems, ensuring compliance with Accolade Wines internal policies, operational standards and statutory obligations.    This integral role leads the HACCP team and assists with maintaining BRC, ISO9001 and HACCP accreditations. 

Role Details

Reporting to Quality Assurance Manager - ANZ, this role has no direct reports.

Your Key Accountabilities

•    Report to the Quality Assurance Manager any deviation from contracts relating to bottling and packaging on behalf of Accolade Wines 
•    Review and maintain Dry Good specifications in conjunction with Product Development and Brand Managers, 
•    Conduct dry good assessment from customer complaints and complete, in a timely manner, the details in RMSS logged investigations. 
•    Develop and maintain a strong liaison with Suppliers. 
•    Assist in the verification of Defective Dry Goods and ensure notification is given to the Suppliers or contractors buying on Accolade’s behalf. 
•    Ensure effective follow up of Defective Dry Good notifications with Suppliers. 
•    Facilitate dry goods and finished product technical investigations 
•    To ensure compliance of contract packers to the Quality Manual 
•    External Auditing of contract packers and suppliers and Internal audits as required 
•    Reference sample audits and product audits 
•    Involved in the Continuous Improvement programs with our Contract Packers.
•    Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legal and mandatory packaging requirements for domestic and export markets including GS1 And barcode requirements.
•    Record, interpret and present data for all dry good trials and advise relevant departments of the outcome.

About You

We are looking for someone who has a sound working knowledge of Quality, Food Safety and HACCP systems along with internal auditing experience.  You will also have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in packaging in the wine / beverage industries.  This role requires a person with excellent verbal and written communication skills along with technical problem solving abilities.  It would be advantageous for you to have Lead Assessor ISO / HACCP Systems experience / qualifications.     

If you feel you have the skills and experience to fill this position, please click the ‘apply now’ button to submit your application.  Applications will close on 30 July 2021.