Quality Officer - Brands
Miraka is a commercially successful Maori business. We are a fast-moving and innovative dairy company making a mark on the world. Our vision of 'nurturing our world', reflects a global outlook and is founded on a strong set of values that will ensure sustained prosperity for present and future generations. Leading by example we strive to be World Class in every aspect of our business processes. Our values of Excellence, Kaitiakitanga, Tikanga, Integrity and Innovation guide our business decisions and underpin the interconnected relationships we have with each other and with the natural world.
Miraka sets itself apart with our unique sustainable and renewable geothermal energy manufacturing processes. Supported by an established global commodity business delivering premium milk powder and UHT products, with a low carbon footprint, which we deliver to a worldwide market. Continued product development means we can now deliver quality milk powder products, including nutritional blends, in consumer packs; known as our Taupo Pure brand.
We have an intergenerational view of business – we’re here for the long term and have a shared vision of sustainable business practices. Miraka is now well established to deliver a new and exciting range of nutritional products as we continue our journey of expansion.
To support our next stage of growth, we’re looking for a Quality Officer – Brands to be responsible for quality activities for the Brands side of our business, ensuring our finished products meet our customers’ expectations and regulatory requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the team driving our fast-growing global brand and provide exposure to many aspects of an export business. Reporting to the General Manager Innovation, this newly established position will have a key role in supporting this growth. This role will be based in Taupo township.
You’ll love this job if you:
• Are self-motivated and self-directed
• Have clear, accurate and effective communication (both oral and written)
• Have an eye for detail
• Have a strong analytical and problem-solving ability
• Are a confident decision maker and can effectively share advice and recommendations
• Are a computer whizz (particularly with Microsoft Word & Excel)
• Have excellent time management and can meet deadlines and time constraints
• Are a people person and can develop and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
• Are willing to contribute to the wider Miraka team, display the Miraka values and embrace our unique culture and point of difference.
Ideally you will have 3 years’ experience in a similar dairy or food quality role, preferably in a brands or finished consumer goods business. A relevant technical, dairy or science qualification is preferred but not essential.
Miraka is a growing company with an exciting future. Our most valued asset is our staff and extended whanau and we are committed to providing staff every opportunity to grow their potential.
If this sounds like you, apply today!
For the full job description and to apply, please visit our website
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit and a Full Drivers Licence.
Applications close date: Sunday 8th November 2020
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