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Addiction Foods New Zealand
  • Post Date: July 9, 2020
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Job Overview

About the Business:

Addiction Pet Foods takes pride in being New Zealand’s largest dry pet food company. We are the leader in hypoallergenic and grain-free foods, and we pride ourselves on our eco-friendly and sustainable approach to sourcing our alternative proteins. We have been rethinking pet food to be more what nature intended for 20 years!

By “going to the ends of the earth for pets”, we have achieved exceptional growth and have amassed a passionate following of pet owners around the world. In the same way, we aim to go further for your career by providing exciting opportunities for growth and development both in New Zealand and internationally.

For more information about us please visit our sites:

About the Role:

With good business growth, we are looking for enthusiastic Food Technologist (fixed term-18 months) to manage projects, plan and coordinate project activities, communicate progress and challenges.

Who are we looking for:

– Someone who can think on their feet
– Someone who can challenge the status quo
– Think outside the square
– Getting the job done promptly and accurately
– Works well in a team but takes individual responsibility

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

– Responsible for meeting and exceeding quality standards set by MPI Food Safety Program and by Addiction Foods QA manual
– Conducts regular QC inspection on process and finished goods
– Assists in QA Audits
– Ensures that quality standards are documented and communicated effectively with the team
– Investigates QC and QA issues by identifying root cause of problems and implement corrective actions
– Ensures that the implemented corrective actions are continually monitored and met
– Ensures the QC staff are trained and armed with training materials related to the said corrective actions
– Ensures incident report, customer complaint and H&S report are recorded and closed
– Works together with Product Development Team to QC new products
– Create, review and update packaging checklist that meets New Zealand standards and other markets
– Assists on other departments: ie batching, packing, etc.
– Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results

Skills and Experience:

– Qualifications in Food Technology or any food sciences
– With at least 3 years’ experience in quality assurance in dry pet food/ food manufacturing company
– With at least 3 years’ experience in dry pet food/ food manufacturing company
– Knowledge of HACCP and GMP standards
– Solid analytical skills and computer proficiency
– Detail oriented
– Excellent English Communication Skills both oral and written

What you get by joining us:

If you like what you read above and you think you have what it takes to join our innovative team, then please see the below to what we can offer you in return:

– Career progression and internal opportunities
– Continuous training and development
– Long service rewards
– The chance to work alongside passionate people
– Great team culture
– Generously discounted pet food
– Being part of a dynamic progressive company

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