Quality Systems Officer - AVI, KwaZulu-Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG
  • Posted by AVI on Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Reference: 190516-3
  • Apply before Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 9 Days left
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Employer: AVI

An opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified and experienced Quality Systems Officer based in Westmead, Pinetown (KZN). Reporting directly to the Group QA Systems Manager, the successful encumbent will be responsible for maintaining the Quality Systems and Raw Material Database for all five factories within the National Brands portfolio.
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An opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified and experienced Quality Systems Officer based in Westmead, Pinetown (KZN). Reporting directly to the Group QA Systems Manager, the successful encumbent will be responsible for maintaining the Quality Systems and Raw Material Database for all five factories within the National Brands portfolio.

Manage the Raw Material database and upload documentation timeously
Liaise with suppliers for Kosher and Halaal documentation and ensure the tracker is maintained
Liaise with suppliers for required documentation and ensure raw material- and process workflows are completed timeously and tracked
Ensure all raw material specifications; final product specifications and Inspection plans are current and updated in the system
Conduct regular system audits
Maintain recipes and process parameters on Recipe Management and Shopware
Manage quality specifications and questionnaires for final product on Shopware
Conduct quality-at-source audits
Testing of raw materials in baking application
Assist the sites with queries and troubleshooting

Presenting and communicating information
Writing and reporting
Planning and organising
Delivering results
Meeting customer expectations
Following instructions and procedures
Adapting and responding to change
Analytical thinking and good problem solving ability

A minimum of 2 years' experience in a Quality function performing duties related to Document Control and Systems required
Experience of FMCG / Food Services essential

A completed National Diploma or BTech in Food Technology or a related Food Sciences degree

Working experience using SAP
Knowledge of Shopware
Sound understanding of Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practises – AIB, FSSC 22000
Auditing experience
Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Apply before Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 9 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About AVI

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

AVI’s brands have grown into great South African favourites including: Five Roses, Freshpak, House of Coffees, Frisco, Koffiehuis and Ellis Brown in the Beverages category; Bakers, Pyotts, Willards and Provita in the Biscuits and Snacks category; I&J in the Frozen Foods category; as well as Ciro, Lavazza and Douwe Egberts Cafitesse for the Out Of Home market. Our beauty and personal care brands include Yardley, Lentheric and Coty Great international and local Fashion Brands in the AVI stable include Spitz, Carvela, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Gant and Green Cross Shoes. We have a well-developed shared services structure spanning: International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing that allows us to take advantage of our scale. 

AVI’s brands are a household name in South Africa and growing every day.