Quality Assurance Manager – Food Ingredients | FDA | Supplier Audits
Client Description:

Our client is a food ingredients manufacturer and distributor focusing on Herbs, Spices & Blends; Confectionery and Natural Products & Organics, with a long standing global worldwide.

Job Description:

  • Report to the Thailand Manager and Head of Quality Assurance (in Australia)
  • Implement and maintain operations of the food safety and quality management system.
  • Assist in all aspects of importation of food products and management of local stock holdings, including Thailand FDA applications and permit approvals.
  • Compliance monitoring of stock held at third party warehouse.
  • Provide Technical Sales support.
  • Implement and maintain operations of the food safety and quality management system (QMS).
  • Develop, implement and maintain appropriate QMS practices and procedures for the Thailand.
  • Maintain quality documentation and records within areas of responsibility as required.
  • Undertake internal and external quality and GMP audits of suppliers and third-party warehouse.
  • Maintain data, measure and report compliance at monthly QA meeting via skype.
  • Ensuring quality systems are followed and regulatory compliance is maintained.
  • Resolve quality complaints and undertake follow up action with customers and suppliers.
  • In case of new supplier, audit or ensure the quality standard of supplier complies with company’s QMS and customer expectation.
  • Be main check all related regulatory of the food product to import to Thailand such as, FDA, Agricultural Dept, Dept. of Foreign Trade, etc and ensure enough data, document and compliant to be imported to Thailand and management of local stock holdings.
  • Conduct product clearance for the local and local imported products, including direct shipments to customers.
  • Manage noncompliant stock reporting non-conformances to the purchasing team.
  • Guide and help to check the shipping documentation- import and export including the label of the product to be imported.
  • Compliance monitoring of stock held at third party warehouse.
  • Provide Technical Sales and office support.
  • Support Asian Offices and HQ office - vendor assurance team for COA compliance, updated certificate, support customer requirement such as questionnaire, document, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent English language skills both verbal and written are critical for this position.
  • Bachelor degree in Food Technology or related field.
  • 3 + years’ experience in in food quality
  • Strong understanding of basic import/export requirements; including documentation and customs regulations etc.
  • FDA application experience would be advantageous.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Pro-active and a “can-do” attitude
  • Planning and organisational skills. Comfortable with prioritisation and sequencing multiple activities
  • Responsive, self-motivated, show initiative, is open-minded and is a good listener. Energetic and confident.
  • Good communication skills. Assertiveness and business acumen. (i.e. ability to determine short vs long term priorities of moderate difficulty)
  • Good people skills, team and staff interaction skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Effective and clear communication (verbal and written)

Company Benefits:

Our client offers a competitive remuneration benefits package, medical insurance, annual bonus, phone allowance

Level: Senior

Industry: Food

Quality Assurance Manager – Food Ingredients | FDA | Supplier Audits

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