Quality & Continuous Improvement Manager
Wiri, Auckland, Full Time
Please Quote Reference Number 83352
  • Full time permanent position
  • Excellent opportunity working for a large progressive company
  • Join our Visy Cans team in Wiri, South Auckland

  • Join a market leader with an overriding commitment to people, culture & the environment

    At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We're always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what's ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

    The opportunity:

    Visy is a beverage can expert with a thirst for creating new packaging solutions for our customers. Many of Australia and New Zealand's most recognised beverage brands are delivered in cans we make. Our Visy Can plant is located in Wiri, South Auckland.

    The Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager is responsible for ensuring customer, internal quality and food safety standards and objectives are achieved and maintained, and the culture of continuous improvement is guided and developed within the plant.

    Reporting to the Plant Manager, key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
    • The establishment and maintenance of systems that ensure adherence to quality and food safety standards
    • Identify opportunities that will improve the performance and capability of the plant
    • Lead continuous improvement projects
    • Coordinate quality and food safety training requirements and assist in ensuring management system obligations are met
    • Focus on delivering high levels of service and product quality to customers
    • First point of contact for customers and suppliers on instances of product non-conformance (NCR)
    • Root cause analysis and problem solving activities for all non-conformance reports (NCRs) to prevent re-occurrence
    • Responsible for the implementation, control and maintenance of computerised statistical process control system (SPC)
    • Directly accountable for the food safety management system (FSSC22000) and site certification.
    • Ensure an effective internal audit/housekeeping programme operates throughout the plant to monitor system compliance
    • Liaise with certification bodies on external audit requirements
    What you will bring to the team:
    • High degree of business maturity
    • Tertiary qualified in quality management.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a similar role.
    • Analytical and data driven
    • Tenacity
    • Results orientated
    • Change agent
    • Previous experience with ISO9001, BRC, FSCC22000 or similar systems.
    • Lean, Six Sigma, TQM or similar certifications preferred.
    • Strong knowledge of HACCP and industry/customer requirements such as WQA, BRC, SQF preferred
    • Experience in internal, external and client audits.
    When you join Visy, you're joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you'll fit right in. There's never been a better time to join Visy!

    Please apply now via the link below.

    Contact grant.nicholson@visy.co.nz for more information.

    You will be required to meet Visy's employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

    Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

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