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Quality Assurance Technician (Contract) - Numurkah

Employment Type:  Fixed Term (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Oils Commercial

Numurkah, Victoria, AU

About our team

As an Australian regional Canola seed crusher and oil refiner we support the local oilseed industry with a range of Canola oil and Canola meal for local and international markets. We provide the components for cooking oil, spreads and shortening, prepared foods, meal for dairy, poultry and livestock, cosmetics and lubricants, fuels and other industrial applications.

We source oilseeds from growers and accumulators in Australia to crush and create products, including crude degummed oil, refined bleached oils and Canola meal, a by-product of oilseed crush which is used for animal feed.

About the role

We’re seeking suitably qualified and experienced Quality Assurance Technician to join our laboratory at Numurkah on a 12-month fixed-term contract. The team provides a range of analytical, microbiological and operational quality services.  

Day-to-day, you’ll evaluate and determine the suitability of product to be released whilst providing exceptional service and ensuring that all external/internal customer requirements are met. You’ll also provide technical support and advice to various teams including manufacturing and refinery; manage quality control production records; investigate non-conforming product and maintain analytical and microbiological equipment.

The role works Monday-Sunday on a 4-day per week roster on one of two shifts between core hours of 6 am - 10 pm. In return, we offer a competitive base salary, super and premium allowance for weekend work.

About your experience

Our ideal candidate has the following attributes:

  • Degree in science, food science / technology, chemistry OR vocational qualification in laboratory techniques
  • Some experience gained in a laboratory setting such as food manufacturing, petrochemical or pharmaceutical industries
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and flexibility to work on a rotating roster Mon-Sun.

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical.

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.