Quality Improvement Technician


Quality Improvement Technician

Penrose, Auckland

Oji Fibre Solutions is New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of pulp, paper and suppliers of packaging solutions to a wide range of industries throughout the country.  Our Paper Bag business based in Penrose, Auckland designs and produces multi-wall bags for the Dairy, Cement, Flour and Sugar industries throughout the country and into offshore markets.

Oji Fibre Solutions is going through a period of transformation, as we continue to strive for greater innovation and improvement in all areas of our organisation.  The Quality Improvement Technician is a critical role that supports our technical department ensuring our products meet the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance.

In this role you will:

  • Focus on Quality Improvement methodology and parameters
  • Developing and implementing a continuous improvement programme 
  • Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues, develop and recommend corrective and preventive actions
  • Ensuring H&S compliance
  • Maintaining all technical documentation

To be successful you must have:

  • Minimum 5 years+ experience in Quality Assurance/Control within the manufacturing, packaging or FMCG sectors
  • Lean and Six Sigma Knowledge and experience
  • Sound knowledge of Root Cause Analysis tools, concepts and methodologies
  • Experience in implementation of corrective action program(s) and a focus on the prevention of defects
  • Strong influencing and coaching skills with the ability to communicate to a diverse audience
  • Customer centric
  • Good report writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Driven/Self-starter who can manage multiple projects to deadline
  • Highly analytical with strong critical thinking skills
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications – Food Packaging, Quality Control, Technology or Engineering
  • Strong computer literacy: Microsoft office, project and database
  • SAP experience advantageous

If you are passionate about Quality Improvement and only see opportunities not problems, then the challenge is here for the taking.  We offer a great team environment, salary and benefits for the successful candidate. 

Please apply via the website using an up-to-date CV and including a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this role.  We don’t always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early

In accordance with Company Policy the successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination, drug test, police check and credit check. Oji Fibre Solutions will meet these expenses. 

To apply you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. 

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: KSAH222258

Location: Auckland

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 December 2022