Quality Controller

Closing Date: 03 December 2021

Key Performance Areas: The successful candidate will be responsible for the Microbiological testing of all incoming raw materials as well as on all final products produced and to ensure that the test results are available on time, is accurate and meet the set microbiological specifications. The incumbent will assist in troubleshooting in the plant and other related areas as well as in investigating and testing of consumer complaints and supplying the necessary feedback to the relevant person. The incumbent will contribute to the sensory analysis of products and ingredients and assist with product development where necessary. Must help to maintain and support all appropriate Quality Management Systems and ensure that all quality documentation is kept up to date and fully completed at all times. Assistance will be required with Laboratory admin, capturing data, compiling reports, sending product samples to third party laboratories for testing and controlling stock and laboratory budgets. The incumbent will be responsible for the required sampling and testing of all environmental sampling areas in various production areas and facilities of Woodlands Dairy. The successful incumbent will also be required to attend CPI meetings, achieve CPI targets and ensure CPI charts are completed and kept up to date.

Knowledge and Skills: The successful candidate will have a Matric certificate accompanied by a diploma/degree in Food Science or relevant similar science qualification and relevant science background and training. Preferred candidates must have 1-2 years of Microbiological Laboratory working experience in FMCG environment, should be able to produce accurate and neat work, have good organizational and communication skills and be reliable. The position will require overtime to be worked.

* Please note: Statement of results is not accepted, please submit a certified copy of the original Senior Certificate, ID and relevant qualifications.

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