Quality Assurance Officer

Job title : Quality Assurance Officer
Location : Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Job type : Contract
Salary : AU$35 - AU$40 per hour
Reference : 16382

Based in South-East Melbourne, this manufacturer is a rapidly growing operation making its mark in the industry. Currently, this innovative manufacturer requires an experienced Quality Assurance Technician to join their team on a 9-month contract and potential of extension or permanency. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role, analysing raw materials and finished products, instrument operation, and strong microbiology experience.

We are highly interested in candidates with a tertiary qualification in Science, that have worked in a similar environment previously (Beverage, Food and Pharmaceutical), have outstanding written communication skills / documentation, outstanding verbal communication and great interpersonal skills.

Key Benefits of the role:

  • 9 month contract role with potential extension
  • Learn from a skilled and professional team
  • Join an industry leader
  • Family-friendly hours (Mon-Fri with no weekend work)

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Efficiently and accurately run analytical instrumentation
  • Micro testing and membrane filtration (Plating water samples and reading plates, Silver testing and other basic Chem testing as required Iron and Manganese, etc)
  • Maintain instrumentation via regular calibrations, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Perform quality control tests on ingredients, completed products and product samples
  • Prepare samples prior to shipping them to customers
  • Review, amend, and update existing test methods, along with creating new ones, and carry-out the validation of these new methods (along with completing necessary documentation)
  • Analyse retrieved data and prepare reports for laboratory management
  • Recognize and report any food safety issue

The Successful Candidate will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in Science
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication
  • Possess high attention to detail
  • A positive can-do attitude

Please APPLY NOW OR call Chelsey Elfverson on 0478 191 193 or email celfverson@fuserecruitment.com with any specific questions you may have.

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