Compliance Officer

  • Leading dairy/nutritional company
  • Innovative products
  • Senior compliance role, permanent position

Our client is a major player in the international infant formula and dairy nutrition market.  Their state-of-the-art manufacturing plant based south of Auckland (commutable from Auckland or Hamilton) is RMP certified, meeting local and international food safety compliance standards, and is manufacturing for these markets.
This fast-growing business is seeking an experienced Compliance Officer for a 12 month period to support their quality and compliance team. Reporting to the Quality and Compliance Lead, as the incumbent, you will play a key role in providing support and guidance to the operations team. 
This role will primarily support the company’s day to day management of the systems and processes for the control and assessment of ingredients and finished products to ensure that standards defined in the Quality systems are met.  This means compliance to RMP, HACCP, Halal and OMAR requirements, handling of Edecs and Ecerts, and preparation of C of A’s etc.
As such you will have prior experience in a high-risk dairy/beverage environment, current knowledge of quality regulations and be familiar with manufacturing processes.
This role will suit candidates that have:

  • Sound background or understanding of Food Microbiology and Quality Assurance
  • Tertiary qualification with a major in Chemistry, Microbiology or Food Science
  • Minimum 1 year Quality Assurance experience in the food or dairy industry
  • ISO/HACCP experience
  • Excellent investigation, report writing and corrective actions experience
  • Good understanding of GMP
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills
  • Deliver results within tight deadlines

If you are highly organised, have the required attributes, experience and qualifications, a strong customer focus and a drive for results then apply now.  This is a permanent position with a growing business where career development is as much on offer as the competitive salary package.
PLEASE NOTE: While this is a fixed term role, historically our client has retained staff where possible during or following that term.  However, no guarantees can be given.

For a confidential enquiry or to apply for this position please click on the APPLY button, alternatively contact Tony De Barr on 04 916 0541 or email
Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.