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Packaging Quality Specialist

We Go Places! How about you?
Location: Auckland
Function: Supply Chain
Sub-Function: Supply Chain - Production
Type of Contract: Permanent


Ready to go places? Of course you are. And with us, you will.


At DB/Heineken, you’ll be part of one of the largest beer and cider brewing companies in the world. With more than 250 brands in 70 countries, we’re behind many Kiwis’ favourite brews – probably even yours. So things just got very interesting for your career.


This role is located in DB’s Waitemata brewery in Auckland. As part of Heineken globally we run a world class brewing operation in a modern, efficient, award winning brewery with a reputation for continuous improvement, innovation and quality.


As the Packaging Quality Specialist, you will contribute to the implementation of quality systems and procedures and propose possible improvements to management. You will lead teams to reduce quality losses, which contributes, to improvements and take corrective or preventative actions.


You will prevent quality issues in the whole packaging department and evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of tasks through developing training materials, training and coaching of team as well as document control.

Working as part of the wider supply chain team you will work closely with the Quality team as well as maintain close cooperation with materials suppliers, while also executing trials and testing in order to improve or implement new materials, products. 


You will be required to align with Heineken global requirements, compliance with, and achievement of World Class Brewing Organisation competencies. You will have the ability to influence and develop people as well as drive mind-set change and buy in when implementing new solutions, as well as working with process owners to learn current processes and identify gaps and generate solutions. You will be tertiary qualified in either food science, engineering or quality assurance or can demonstrate experience in an FMCG environment in a similar role.


At DB we aspire to be the best place in NZ to work so we can offer you:

  • Health, life & income protection insurances;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Professional development and training including exceptional leadership development
  • Diverse projects and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary co-workers;
  • A supportive, high performing team environment;
  • Enjoyment of Life Leave
  • Monthly product allowance – yes free beer
  • Free parking!

If that sounds good to you, there’s more. Career progression opportunities at DB/Heineken are limitless, so if you’ve got a thirst for adventure it’s the place to be. You’ll find opportunities to work across different brands, business units, roles, and even countries.

At DB we are all about ‘Brewing a Better New Zealand’ and a big part of that means brewing better people with the heart of our company in our 3 values:

  • Respect for People and for the Planet
  • Passion for Quality
  • Enjoyment of Life

We are continuing our journey to becoming an inclusive workplace as we know that diverse views make great brews! We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business. 


See what we mean when we say you could go places?

At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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