Food Safety Officer

Curtis Partnership

Rare opportunity for an experienced Food Safety Officer to join the team at the iconic Sydney Fish Market!

  • Great working culture
  • Excellent remuneration on offer
  • Largest seafood market in the southern hemisphere
About the company 
Sydney Fish Market operates a wholesale auction and working fish market, hosting six seafood retailers offering Australia’s biggest variety of fresh seafood. It is the largest market of its kind in the southern hemisphere, trading over 100 different species of seafood each day.
Sydney Fish Market is working exclusively with Curtis Partnership to find a Food Safety Officer to join their team on a permanent basis.

Duties & Responsibilities 
The Food Safety Officer will be responsible for leading Sydney Fish Market's Food Safety Management System (FSMS), overseeing food safety processes, audits, corrective actions and recalls, with a strong focus on process improvement.

This role will involve liaising with various levels within the organisation, working closely with operations, and keeping management informed of the compliance status.

Duties include:
  • Ongoing implementation & improvement of food safety system in accordance with ISO standards
  • Participating in & facilitating third party audits
  • Working closely with QA Officers and Auctioneers to inspect site for compliance and offer technical support/ coaching
  • Maintaining records & preparing management reports
  • Leading HACCP team & assisting QHSE team with monitoring/ maintaining compliance
Skills & Experience 
To be successful in this role, you will be a Food Safety Officer with 2+ years of experience and:
  • Tertiary qualifications/ post graduate level in food-related discipline (food science, microbiology, chemistry, or food industry management)
  • Knowledgeable about food safety standards (HACCP, ISO 9000, ISO 22000)
  • FSMS Lead Auditor Qualification or Internal Food Safety Auditor competencies
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder engagement
  • Experience working in the seafood industry highly regarded
You will be working in a friendly environment in a convenient location. This is a unique opportunity to drive process improvement within a large and well-established seafood wholesale environment. Generous renumeration on offer!