Mccormick & Company, Inc. | palmwoods, QLD, AU

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Quality Lab Technician, McCormick Australia

  • Are you passionate about the food industry and Micro?
  • Work with Globally recognized brands based locally on the Sunshine Coast
  • Join a high performing team who are passionate about what they do in a fun, friendly working culture
  • There's never been a more exciting time to be at McCormick Australia. We're a respected global flavour leader with more than 12,000 employees across 27 countries. From favourite drinks to iconic burgers and in every aisle in the grocery store, McCormick is flavouring many of the biggest brands you know. What makes us a great place to work? Simple. We put people first. We champion growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people and our planet. The best part: we get to bring our passion for flavour to work every day. Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

    About the Role

    This position will report through to the Associate Manager, Quality Assurance.

    The role and responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • Routine microbiological testing of food product samples
  • Environmental testing and investigations
  • Maintain external & internal testing database
  • Media preparation and quality control
  • Maintain lab and its procedures according to company requirements
  • About You

    We are looking for someone who posesses at least one to two years' experience in the food industry with a qualification in Microbiology. 

    You must have proven laboratory experience in a food environment to be considered for this role.

    To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Have a good understanding & knowledge of microbiological aseptic techniques (Gram staining, aseptic sampling, dilutions, plating and environmental swab collection etc)
  • Understanding and implement laboratory quality assurance procedures
  • Have a high level of analytical and reporting skills
  • Record keeping experience in data base maintenance
  • A great attention to detail
  • Why Choose Us

    We are a Company who puts people first - people who take what they do seriously, but not themselves! Our people strive for excellence, have a great attitude, care for the safety of each other and our consumers, our people are innovative and lead by example - because these are the values necessary for a successful career with McCormick Australia. 

    Well known for our great attitude and company culture, we are an employer of choice. 

    McCormick’s Passion for Flavour is brought to life through our consumer brands Gourmet Garden, Keen’s, Aeroplane, Cholula, French’s and Frank’s and our people have what it takes to build Australia’s Leading Flavour Company!

    The Benefits

  • Supportive culture that offers genuine work life balance
  • Hybrid working model in place plus other flexible working practices
  • Annual bonus program
  • Free onsite massage
  • Access to free physio
  • Free access to the local pool
  • Global organization with well established brands (Gourmet Garden, Keens, Aeroplane Jelly, Franks Hot Sauce, Grill Mates to name a few)
  • Involvement with regional and local charity events
  • Paid parental leave and partner pay entitlements with a supportive returning to work parent’s program
  • Generous employee recognition and rewards program
  • Regular employee engagement activities including food vans, coffee vans and BBQs
  • Positive, friendly and innovative work culture
  • Training & Development plans offering growth opportunities across global functions
  • Plus loads more

    How to Apply

    If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply online with a copy of your CV and cover letter by  Friday, 18 November 2022.

    Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table. Your application will be treated in strict confidence.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.