Quality Coordinator

Date: Feb 14, 2024

Location: Mount Maunganui, NZ, 3116

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


We are currently seeking to appoint a QA Coordinator at our Taura site in Mount Maunganui. This is a fixed term maternity leave cover from January 2023 to September 2024. Reporting to the Quality Manager, this role requires you to support the site through maintaining, coordinating and monitoring the site's Quality Management System, conducting internal & external audits, while helping to drive our commitment to deliver quality products to meet our customer's expectations.


This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive, honest, and adaptable team player who is seeking advancement in their career and add real value to our Mount Maunganui facility.


About the Business:

Taura Natural Ingredients, is a subsidiary of International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF). As a global leader in functional fruit ingredient manufacture, we inspire, innovate and create ingredients on the latest international trends and desire for more natural, healthy and authentic ingredients to go into everyday foods. Taura Natural Ingredients provide customer specific solutions for some of the best recognised consumer brands with world class production facilities in Mount Maunganui, and Belgium.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing assistance to the Quality and Compliance Team to enhance raw material approval
  • Ongoing assurance including food safety documentation, traceability and staff training
  • Documentation approval, raw material verification and stock management
  • Performing GMP Inspections, Internal Audits, Validation & Verification activities both in and out of the factory environment
  • Develop, improve and optimise the business systems to support continuous improvement activities
  • Develop, improve and optimise the site Food Safety Programme

Job Requirements


To be successful in this role:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the food industry including quality control 
  • Experience in the Essential Oils, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal Care or Food & Beverage Industry highly desirable
  • An understanding of GMP and HACCP principles
  • A commitment to the principles of food safety and drive to uphold those principles.
  • Attention to detail, with clear and accurate documentation skills 
  • A disciplined, proactive approach to timelines and compliance to procedures.
  • Most importantly, we are seeking an outstanding team player who is smart, enthusiastic, has a "can do" attitude, and wants to work for a business where they can make a difference


Benefits & Culture 

  • Fantastic training platform and support provided to boost your career 
  • Opportunity to do truly meaningful work in a supportive, constructive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talent.
  • Commitment to diversity & inclusion, equal opportunity and the environment


As part of Taura Natural Ingredients commitment to Health & Safety, the successful applicant will undergo a pre-employment medical and drug screening test.


Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Successful applicants must have full working rights in New Zealand to apply.


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex, or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more…