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A fantastic opportunity has come about for a highly motivated individual with a quality mindset to join our Quality team at Danone Balclutha factory as Quality Assurance In-process Coordinator. In this role, you will play a key role in driving the Quality and Food Safety of the plant – ensuring that it is maintained with respect to Danone Global Food Safety standards in addition to local regulations (RMP, DPC’s).

This is a 10-month Fixed Term opportunity covering Parental Leave, starting February 2022. You will be working on a rotating shift roster: 4 days – 4 off– 4 nights with availability to work on weekends. Working hours are 6am – 6pm (day shift) and 6pm – 6am (nightshift).

You will:

• Support Quality Management System (QMS) development and implementation on shop floor and provide guidance to operations on handling potential non-conformance
• Be responsible for operator interaction on the shop floor to promote Quality and Food Safety (QFS) in production and the need for 100% quality checks
• Implement and drive FSI requirement on shop floor with support from QFS team
• Ensure daily verification of CCP’s/OPRP’s in relevant area
• Follow site PRP for NCR Management and actively participate in closing identified NCR action with stakeholder and ensure avoidance of recurrence through robust corrective actions


To be successful, you will have:
• Tertiary qualification in Chemistry / Microbiology / Food Science (or equivalent), coupled with solid QA / Manufacturing / in-process Lab experience
• Experience in Food handling or Pathogen training, with good understanding GHP & GMP, NZFSA & FSANZ compliance requirements, auditing, ISO standards, HACCP
• Experience in training operational staff is highly desirable
• Strong problem-solving ability and initiative
• Good communication skills


Do things your way. The way you work, the way you develop, the way you progress, it’s all up to you.
Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as YoPro, Activia, Aptamil and Karicare, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself.
Always looking to bring the outside in to continuously improve our ways of working as well as our Danoner’s day to day experience, we have been awarded Winner of the 2020 Employer of Choice awards through the NZ HRD Awards.
Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.
Located in the beautiful vista of Greenfield, just 20 minutes from Balclutha in the South Otago region, Danone Nutricia NZ spray drying plant employs state of art European technology to manufacture and package high quality nutritional powders. Our farm-fresh quality NZ milk is collected, delivered and processed daily ensuring only the best for our consumers. Our operation prides itself on delivering the finest food and ingredients to help stand by the consumers of our products.
Danone is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or disability status. If you require any assistance during the recruitment process because of a disability, please enclose details within your application.


• An opportunity in one of the most successful health food companies in the world, with high level of people and plant investment in booming infant formula industry
• The ability to make a difference to our society through Specialised Nutrition
• Endless possibilities to develop and accelerate your career
• Free health & life insurance, Annual Bonus Scheme, flu vaccination, fresh fruit every day, Flexible Working options, 4% Kiwisaver contribution and so much more!

We believe everyone has talent, something which comes natural to you. Your uniqueness is something
which brings both excellence as well as energises you.

Proving yourself in this role could lead to future opportunities within Danone both locally and abroad. We
support our employees to take ownership of developing their career within Danone and encourage moves
across (as well as within) our varying functions and businesses. We are passionate about developing and
growing our team of leaders, and that could soon include you!


Opportunities like these don’t come around often so if this sounds like you – get in quick!

To submit an application, email your CV/Cover Letter to Emily Ta (Talent Manager) via– we will review applications as soon as they are submitted. Please note that only candidates with the right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

No Recruitment Agencies please

  • Classifications: Manufacturing
  • Company: Danone Nutricia NZ Ltd
  • Work Type: Fixed Term
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Clydevale
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand