Assistant Manager, Quality Assurance  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Supplier QA team in terms of planning, scheduling, work progress and team engagement.
  • Execute supplier base management in supplier risk assessment and audit, supplier standards upkeeping and internal development support.
  • Provide insights and strategy on product development process, quality performance monitoring pre and post product launch.
  • Collaborate actively with internal and external stakeholders in development and improvement of new or existing products, analyze and identify risk correlating to each process area and to individual for their acknowledgement.
  • Account for product incident metric and management, review inspection procedures to capture, investigate, track and analyze reporting log to identify and report recurring issue to relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee compliance matters include private labelling, product naming and claims, nutritional transparency and emerging regulatory.
  • Supports in the establishment and maintenance of HACCP system and practice compliance and ensures that all necessary corrective actions are identified and resolved.
  • Work innovatively with tools and technologies to integrate automation and digitalization, drive the team in improving efficiency and streamlining processes from time to time.
  • Actively support ZUS overall supplier and product management effort to provide functional input and expertise as needed.
  • Execute routine supplier risk assessment and audit to food, drink ingredients, food packaging etc.
  • Perform special projects and task if required, assigned by superior and management aligning with company initiatives.
  • Oversee product safety review progress to ensure conformance to specifications and quality deliverables according to ZUS standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess at least a Diploma/ Degree preferably in Food Technology/ Food Science or equivalent.
  • Formal background or training in technical areas relevant to food safety and quality standards (i.e. HACCP / FSSC 22000 / BRC).
  • Knowledge and skills in conducting relevant Supplier Quality Assurance audit (food and non-food).
  • Technical knowledge and hands on experience in handling certification audit such as HACCP.
  • At least 5 years working experience in quality control and quality assurance management in food and beverage industry.
  • Fluent in English, Chinese and Malay (spoken and written)
  • Knowledge of food safety standards, quality assurance terminology, implementations, methods and tools.
  • Technical knowledge and skill in conducting audit in food and beverage categories, and all other F&B related industries.
  • Able to articulate new information quickly and react positively to new and challenging opportunities.
  • Forward-thinking and digitally fluent, with strong grasp of anticipation in digital tools and platforms able to navigate and utilizing to fullest potential easily.
  • Able to communicate effectively with team member, internal stakeholders, operation peers and external vendors.
  • Confident, proactive, able to work under pressure and meet tight timeline.
  • Possess own transport and willing to travel.

  Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)

  Spoken Language:  Malay, English

  Written Language:  Malay, English