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Quality Assurance Technician - West Footscray

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

West Footscray, Victoria, AU

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agribusiness, we provide an increasingly important service across the food supply chain.

About our team

GrainCorp connects more than 10,000 grain growers with local and international customers via Australia’s largest silo network, with a storage capacity of over 20 million tonnes, seven bulk port elevators and two specialty port terminals. Innovation, integration and partnership are the foundations on which we are growing into our second century with customers at the heart of all that we do.

About the role

As the Quality Assurance Technician, you will join the Quality Team at our manufacturing facility in West Footscray.  Reporting directly into the Quality Team Leader, you will work within a team that covers analytical, microbiological and operational quality.  Key to your role will be:

  • Evaluating and determining the suitability of product to be released whilst providing exceptional service and ensuring that all external/internal customer requirements are met.
  • In addition, you will provide technical support and advise to various teams including manufacturing and refinery; manage quality control production records
  • Investigate non-conforming product and maintain analytical and microbiological equipment.

his role would be open to recent graduates. 

About your experience

You will be a talented and passionate quality technician with sound quality experience from within either food manufacturing,  science, petrochemical or pharmaceutical industries. Your ability to work within a complex site and various production lines combined with your natural capacity to think on your feet and act with integrity will be your key strength. In addition, you will have a:

•    Degree in Science, Food Technology, Chemistry or related  - with a focus in Microbiology 
•    Experience with quality systems 
•    Support the team in driving innovation and continuous improvement to increase laboratory efficiency and strive for operational excellence 
•    Ability to work under fluid and dynamic conditions with tight deadlines and minimal supervision

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.