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Careers / Quality & Regulatory Affairs Coordinator

Quality & Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
- HCMC Vietnam

• Are you an organised individual who enjoys providing Quality support to various departments?
• Are you a highly organised person who loves processes and coordinating the Quality control, quality assurance and regulatory compliance, ensuring relevant industry standards are met in Asia?

If you are fluent in English speaking and writing then this dynamic role could be complimentary fit for you!


You will be responsible for co-ordinating all aspects of quality control, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance within our organisation. Your primary objective will be to ensure that our products meet or exceed industry standards, customer expectations, and relevant regulatory requirements in Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proven experience liaising with Ministry of Health in Vietnam
  • Co-ordinate all regulatory documentation requirements for export into Asia
  • Experience in coordinating requirements exporting to Asia – current countries we operate in and are expanding to (but not limited to) are Indonesia, Thailand, India, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan
  • Stay up to date with changes in food regulations and industry best practices, and proactively communicate relevant updates to internal stakeholders.
  • Advise customer and key stakeholders on legislative and regulatory queries
  • Assist in managing the 3PL warehouse
  • Coordinate quality control processes at our VN site
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical space in Asia and Indian subcontinent is desirable


To be a complimentary fit for this role you will have:

  • Must be able to read and write in English and Vietnamese fluently.
  • Qualifications in Food Science or related discipline OR several years of experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience in quality control, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs within the food industry
  • Hands on experience with HACCP principles, food safety management systems
  • Proven track record of successfully managing regulatory compliance and quality control programs.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal teams, external stakeholders, and regulatory authorities.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Personable nature to encourage staff to uphold and value quality procedures
  • Problem analysis and problem solving.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates initiative and can work autonomously.
  • Collaborative with a positive attitude towards work and colleagues.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and is flexible.


We are an Australian-owned flavour house, with operations in both Australia and Vietnam. Established in 1989 as a family-owned business, Essential is now into the second generation of Nielsen management and continues to cherish the family values entrenched by the founder John. Located in Q2 HCMC, Essential Flavours are seeking to expand our capabilities in the South East Asian international marketplace.
Our business continues to strengthen and grow after 30 years with our focus on partnering with our clients to develop new, unique, and ever-evolving flavours and product solutions. Picture the time when you were a child, savouring the tastes that came with eating your favourite food. These recollections are what drives us to be part of creating “Future Memories.”

We are passionate about what we do and are guided by our core values:

  • We are our community
  • We put the WOW into the mix
  • We are trusted to create
  • We think beyond our borders
    We are solution focused
  • We share the love

We have a strong sense of team and a supportive, friendly environment. We work hard so that we can deliver the best products and service for our customers, and we also make time to celebrate our achievements and share our successes.
Our story still has many pages to be written and we are now seeking a Quality and Regulatory Affairs Co-Ordinator to be an integral part of the team driving business growth through a collaborative approach with the various teams.

If this sounds like the job for you, APPLY for this job and include a CV and a cover letter.

Essential Flavours