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Nestle Food Safety Coordinator in Campbellfield, Australia

Position Snapshot

Location: Campbellfield, VIC

Duration: Full time, permanent

2+ years’ experience relevant to this role

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our philosophy is Good Food, Good Life, and we’re building a company that you’ll be proud to be part of.

We are looking for an experienced Food Safety Coordinator to join the Quality team based in our Campbellfield Factory. The Campbellfield factory produces confectionery brands such as Kit Kat, Allen’s, Nestlé, Milky Bar, Smarties, Aero, Soothers, QuickEze, Chokito and many more which delight consumers worldwide.

The Food Safety Coordinator will lead and ensure effective implementation of the Food Safety Management System, including HACCP and all Pre-Requisite Programs.

A day in the life…

Reporting to the QA Manager, key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Ensure effective implementation of the HACCP program; including , but not limited to, HACCP plan review and revision; alignment with QMS and SAP inspection plans; and verification and validation of control measures.

  • Define, implement and verify the effectiveness of the PRPs related to food safety and hygiene; including, but not limited to, Zoning; Pest Management; Cleaning Validation & Verification; Pathogen Monitoring; Foreign Body prevention; Hygiene & Housekeeping; Allergen Management; and GMP.

  • Ensure effective implementation of the vendor assurance requirements, including SAP VAM maintenance. Ensure appropriate monitoring of the food safety of materials and vendors.

  • Ensure current PIFs are maintained for all materials and vendor sites.

  • Support the NPD process through the risk assessment of new raw materials and processes (including SAP workflow and NPDI) and ensuring completion of the pHACCP. Be the NPD link to the QA team.

  • Support engineering projects by conducting risk assessments and providing advice about cleanability, hygienic design, and site standards on equipment design and plant layout.

  • Support the Maintenance and Industrial Services teams by providing technical support for programs such as contamination risks from maintenance activities; closed water loop compliance; etc.

  • Support Production in ensuring GMP standards are adhered to. Own the site's GMP improvement list and prioritise the areas in which the GMP budget will be spent.

  • Lead and participate in the factory's internal audit programme.

  • Ensure the performance of structured root cause analysis after incidents related to food safety or hygiene failures have occurred.

  • Own and deliver training related to HACCP, housekeeping, hygiene and other food safety elements.

  • Actively participate in NCE & TPM pillars and activities, delivering to the requirements outlined in the methodology.

What will make you successful

  • Joining a collaborative team of specialists, you will be self-motivated, proactive and have a proven capacity to work effectively within a team environment.

  • Tertiary qualification in Food Science or related field of study.

  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a quality specialist, preferably in HACCP.

  • Experience with PIC/S GMP and TGA inspections.

  • Batch release / release for supply.

  • Experience with Product quality reviews, Process validation, Stability program and equipment qualification.

  • Coordination of raw material specifications & testing program.

  • Preferable to have knowledge of TGO92 and TGO101.

  • Preferable to have experience with non-sterile medicine manufacture.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and a proven capacity to influence and negotiate to drive high standards of performance and quality.

  • Passionate about working for Nestlé and sharing its purpose.

Applicants must have full Australian working rights


You will have the chance to work with an outstanding and highly engaged team, build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.

In addition, we offer:

  • Varied career experiences and personalised development support

  • Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and program

  • Discounted Nestlé products

  • Competitive remuneration package

  • Employee Assistance Program

Our Story

  • Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s largest FMCG companies and a leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Our inclusive and high-performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5000-strong Oceania workforce.

  • You can realise your full potential at Nestlé, working among the leading teams in nutrition, health and wellness. As part of a global network, you can use your skills to influence others and make a positive impact where you own a piece of the action.

  • At Nestlé, you will work in a supportive environment where your ideas and points of view will be championed by a collaborative team. Together, we will drive the strength of our brands, the quality of our products, and the future of our business.

  • At Nestlé, you can make a difference to millions of lives, every single day. As a large, global company that’s driven by purpose, you and your team can add your piece of legacy of creating a better, healthier future.

  • In return you will have the chance to work with an outstanding team, and build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.

  • Nestlé Oceania supports a culture of diversity and inclusion in all that we do. Take a look at Careers at Nestlé Australia | Nestlé Australia ( to see some of the ways we live and practice this every day in our workplace.

  • For more information please visit our website Nestlé Australia Home | Nestlé Australia ( or Our LinkedIn page

Apply today!

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