QC Manager (Wine Industry exp. essential) - Basic plus benefits

Friday, 12 February, 2021
J.A.Z. Recruitment     0714056913

Job Outputs

Quality Control / Assurance

  • Develops and maintains systems to establish standards relating to activities and products.
  • Develops and maintains systems to measure performance against established standards.
  • Monitors performance in all areas according to agreed standards and takes necessary action to communicate/advise/assist according to performance levels.
  • Ensures tests methods and activities are aligned with wine industry standards and practices.
  • Assists with new product introduction                                   

Quality Management System

  • Manages the strategic implementation of BRC, IFS, IPW Certification.                                   
  • Ensures annual surveillance and re-certification audits are carried out.
  • Establishes and implements necessary communication strategy for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all departments
  • Ensures that all non-conformances and corrective actions are completed and logged
  • Ensures that all work instructions, operating procedures are current and complied with.

Laboratory Research and Development    

  • Supports and guides Laboratory staff with regards to new product developments and techniques       
  • Participates actively in all new developments of Wine Making and Bottling.
  • Consults with raw material suppliers and stays abreast of new product offerings, developments and costs.  
  • Matches resources to the technical requirements and capacity.                                 
  • Evaluates manufacturing process continuously, optimizing existing and catering for new technologies
  • Integrates new wine and bottling processing developments into new manufacturing technologies       

People Management

  • Supports, grows and guides staff in a strategic capacity.
  • Ensures effective communication between management and QC staff and production personnel.
  • Manages staff according to company standards, policies and procedures.
  • Conducts performance appraisals and reviews and recruits staff when necessary.
  • Identifies training needs and contributes to the development of individuals in conjunction with the Human Resources Consultant by initiating training and development programs.

Health, Hygiene and Safety  

  • Acts as the responsible person in terms of the OHS Act and ensures compliance with statutory legislation and that all company policies and procedures are compliant with the OHS Act.
  • Promotes a healthy and safe environment by contributing to the ongoing improvement of safety awareness and practices.
  • Ensures production processes are monitored and changes are initiated in accordance with the company’s Hygiene Management System and Procedures.
  • Ensures housekeeping is kept in order and meets required standards.

Skills and Competencies

  • Sound Management and People Skills
  • Strategic understanding of Wine Making Processes in the wine industries
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of product development techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of quality control/assurance practices
  • Knowledge of BRC, IFS, IPW
  • Certification maintenance and principles    

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in Quality Control / Assurance, staff management and previous Laboratory experience.
  • Relevant Chemistry Degree or equivalent diploma (Wine Making).     

Email your detailed CV in MS Word format to:  j.a.z.recruitment.info@gmail.com