Quality Control Assistant

Do you have a tertiary qualification in Food Science, Quality or similar discipline? Do you have experience with manufacturing and processing quality management? Are you looking for part-time hours in the Toowoomba area?

We are working with a well-known Australian feed and Agri-products manufacturer, to fill a part-time QA Assistant role in their Toowoomba manufacturing facility. This is a critical role, supporting the Operations Manager to ensure all quality assurance aspects of the business are coordinated according to established standards. As a new role, it is initially available on a part-time basis. It is hands-on, diverse and an immediate start is available (ideally by the end of January 2019).


About the Role

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Conduct daily scale calibration.
  • Conduct pre-start line checks, ensure all production quality documentation are completed and accurate.
  • Complete quality checks and register incoming goods including packaging to ensure quality and traceability.
  • Register, store and assess retention samples.
  • Conduct ingredients/product testing as required.
  • Conduct toolbox checks, collect excess items, note and report missing items.
  • Conduct GMP & hard plastic audit as scheduled. Notify site management of any non‑compliances and assist with corrective actions.
  • Assist with customer complaint investigation.
  • Raise non-conformances and investigate where applicable.
  • Assist with quality system internal audit.
  • Check stock rotation and identify old stocks and spills. Notify Logistic Coordinator where it is found that the FIFO principles aren’t followed.
  • Ad-hoc administrative tasks such as data input.


About You

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Food Science, Quality or similar discipline and experience in a similar role with exposure to manufacturing and processing Quality Management.
  • Experience in production line quality control with good understanding of GMP & HACCP.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are essential.
  • Candidates should also have high attention to detail, be able to follow instructions and work well with others within a tight-knit team environment.
  • Be able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, often demanding environment.
  • Pride in your attention to detail.
  • A good understanding of MS Office; Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Good general computer skills.


The Benefits

  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Permanent, part-time position commencing at 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7am to 11am each day.
  • Parking provided on site.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and development.


The responsibilities for this role have been classified at Level 4 of the Clerks Private Sector Award.


How to Apply

Apply now via Seek and upload your resume.

For a confidential discussion, contact Joy Mingay at Classic Recruitment on (07) 4638 3599or email her via [email protected]


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