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Product Quality Manager

Date: 06-Apr-2021

Location: Macquarie Park

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


In this exciting role you will help drive the agenda on Private label product quality through delivery and implementation of a clear framework for quality safety and legality. You’ll drive accountability for continuous improvement across both product specification, testing and site approval to support the journey to what good looks like.


What you’ll do

  • Manage the quality, safety and legality of all Metcash sourced and developed private label product
  • Provide an escalation point for all quality related requirements
  • Provide a framework for Source of supply approval including but not limited to Site approval to appropriate level of certification, ongoing site validation. 
  • Provide a framework for Product specification validation and approval versus the appropriate quality benchmark 
  • Determine and execute appropriate product validation testing and certification


What you’ll bring

  • 5+ years food technology experience, internationally or local
  • Knowledge of Perishables and Microbiology is preferable 
  • An detailed understanding of the end to end product lifecycle and the validation steps required to bring a product to market safely 
  • Experience in applying legislation changes 
  • Auditing experience necessary

What we can offer you 

•    An ability to make a difference 
•    We’re BIG on flexible working
•    An extra week of annual leave each year after 12 months of service


At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart. 


So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail.


Make your Mark!
Metcash is the power behind Australia’s most successful independent retail brands