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Quality Assurance Manager (non-food)

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Full Time
New South Wales - Corporate Buying Office
Business Support Assistant, Business Support Manager
$114,100 - $165,900*
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A new opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager (non-food) working in the Quality Assurance team has become available within the Corporate Buying Department of ALDI Stores. This position is 2-year fixed-term contract.


This role provides quality assurance consultancy to the Corporate Buying department in relation to safety, regulatory compliance, specification and customer satisfaction of non-food products sold at ALDI.


What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated personnel management experience within a quality assurance environment. Prior experience liaising with various stakeholders in relation to quality assurance matters, including regulators, test laboratories and manufacturers, is essential to ensure continuous improvement of ALDI non-food products.


Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications within a relevant field
  • 5-8+ years’ demonstrated experience in a technical quality assurance environment
  • Solid experience working with hard goods and / or household electrical appliances
  • Demonstrated technical experience within a quality assurance environment
  • Proven hands on experience with product withdrawals and recalls
  • Extensive experience with quality management systems
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory standards
  • Product development knowledge including product testing
  • Demonstrated personnel leadership
  • Ability to interpret analytical data and effectively communicate to various stakeholders
  • Project management experience with the ability to drive continuous improvement of ALDI products and processes


What's in it for you?  

  • Market leading remuneration ($114,100 - $165,900 including super)
  • Work life balance
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Be a part of a dynamic team working within a leading international retailer
  • Problem solving real business challenges
  • Tailored and supportive on-boarding training program to get you started


Role responsibilities:

  • Consult with the Buying team on quality initiatives and product specifications
  • Manage quality assurance systems and processes
  • Lead a team of quality experts
  • Develop and manage testing requirements across hard goods and electrical household appliances
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on technical, legislative and quality matters
  • Provide information to the Buying teams in relation to legislation, standards and company policy regarding the composition of products and labelling
  • Manage and develop a positive working relationship with technical service providers
  • Liaise with authorities where required
  • Act as project manager - defining and maintaining project plans and monitoring and reporting on project budgets


This role reports to the Quality Assurance Director.

13 March 2020
Applications close:
12 April 2020
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