Reference: 5693 SH
Consultant: Sharleen Horn

Job Description:

  • Plans, develops, implements and manages strategic and operational activities within the Quality Control and QM (Quality Management BRC, IFS, IPW Certified) department.
  • Quality Control / Assurance
    • Develops and maintains systems to establish standards relating to activities and products.
    • Develops and maintains systems to measure performance against established standards.
    • Monitors performance in all areas according to agreed standards and takes necessary action to communicate/advise/assist according to performance levels.
    • Ensures tests methods and activities are aligned with wine industry standards and practices.
    • Assists with new product introduction
  • Quality Management System
    • Manages the strategic implementation of BRC, IFS, IPW Certification.
    • Ensures annual surveillance and re-certification audits are carried out.
    • Establishes and implements necessary communication strategy for the improvement and awareness of quality issues across all departments
    • Ensures that all non-conformances and corrective actions are completed and logged
    • Ensures that all work instructions, operating procedures are current and complied with.
  • Laboratory Research and Development
    • Supports and guides Laboratory staff with regards to new product developments and techniques
    • Participates actively in all new developments of Wine Making and Bottling.
    • Consults with raw material suppliers and stays abreast of new product offerings, developments and costs.
    • Matches resources to the technical requirements and capacity.
    • Evaluates manufacturing process continuously, optimizing existing and catering for new technologies
    • Integrates new wine and bottling processing developments into new manufacturing technologies
  • People Management
    • Supports, grows and guides staff in a strategic capacity.
    • Ensures effective communication between management and QC staff and production personnel.
    • Manages staff according to company standards, policies and procedures.
    • Conducts performance appraisals and reviews and recruits staff when necessary.
    • Identifies training needs and contributes to the development of individuals in conjunction with the Human Resources Consultant by initiating training and development programs.
  • Health, Hygiene and Safety
    • Acts as the responsible person in terms of the OHS Act and ensures compliance with statutory legislation and that all company policies and procedures are compliant with the OHS Act.
    • Promotes a healthy and safe environment by contributing to the ongoing improvement of safety awareness
    • and practices.
    • Ensures production processes are monitored and changes are initiated in accordance with the company’s Hygiene Management System and Procedures.
    • Ensures housekeeping is kept in order and meets required standards.


  • Relevant Chemistry Degree or Diploma in Wine Making

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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