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Quality Systems Administrator

Date: 24-Mar-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia Pty Limited (Simplot Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, multi-national food and agriculture business. Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and select Asia Pacific markets. We have built long term partnerships with Australian farmers and our unique and diverse product portfolio includes vegetable, meals and seafood manufacturing operations that supply chilled, frozen and shelf stable products to Australia's major supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and quick service restaurant customers. Our portfolio includes some of Australias most trusted and well-known brands including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Chiko, I&J, Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Five Tastes.

The Role

  • Maintain and approve specifications and supporting documents
  • Interpret and review results to release stock
  • 12-month Fixed Term Contract - based at our Head Office in Mentone, VIC


Based at our Head Office in Mentone, an exciting opportunity now exists for a Quality Systems Administrator to join the team.  This is a 12-month Fixed Term contract.  Reporting to the Quality Systems Manager, you will operate as part of our Food Safety and Quality team to maintain systems, review product specifications and release stock.  In this role you will work with a range of internal stakeholders, therefore collaboration and your close attention to detail will be a key success factor for this role.

What you will do

  • Respond to internal and external customer queries regarding Food Safety and the Quality Management System to provide technical advice and support.
  • Maintain customer information within Simplot and customer's systems including:
    • Hamilton Grant
    • Coles Fusion
    • WoW Partner Hub
    • Yum! Trueview
  • Maintain specifications and supporting information in Simplot systems 
  • Assist in the maintenance of documentation, such as supplier certificates, export documentation, work instructions and generation of PIFs.
  • Product Specifications - understand the concept (what should be) and an eye for detail.
  • Interpret (review) results and release stock.
  • Create and monitor the completion of sampling plans to meet legal and customer standards.

What you will bring

Ideally you are a degree qualified Food Technologist preferably with a background within Food/FMCG industry and hold QA/QC experience and ideally experienced with customer requirements and specifications.  You hold advanced Word and Excel software skills, high attention to detail, collaboration skills and understanding of Document Control requirements that will ensure your success.

Benefits & Culture

  • Work with a highly motivated and committed team
  • Work for a successful Australian food manufacturer
  • Large family owned business with an exposure to a global business


If this sounds like you, please Apply online today


Applications close 22 April 2021

Job Requisition ID: 4213 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): Chifley Business Park Office - Melbourne 

Country: Australia 


Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific markets. Simplot Australia is family owned by the J.R. Simplot Company, a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. Simplot Australia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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