Quality Control Technician | AVI Limited

AVI Ltd. is known for its leading household brands across many categories including hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits, and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

NATIONAL BRANDS LIMITED operates 5 manufacturing sites, offering world-class manufacturing facilities in Isando (Johannesburg), Rosslyn (Pretoria), Westmead, and Durban (KZN). It is home to some of the best-known South African tea, coffee, and creamer brands, including our delicious range of much-loved savoury and sweet biscuits, and our melt-in-your-mouth snack range.
A career opportunity exists for a
Quality Control Technician to join our
NATIONAL BRANDS LIMITED Isando, Biscuit Factory. The purpose of the job is to ensure that all Finished Goods leaving the factory are of the best quality, meeting all the set specifications and the food safety criteria. The successful incumbent will report to the Quality Control Supervisor. A completed Food Technology or Food Sciences degree coupled with proven experience within a food manufacturing environment is required.

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

• Maintenance of high Quality, GMP, hygiene, and housekeeping standards
• To ensure that the highest quality products are produced through regular checks against pre-determined standards and capturing results in the manufacturing system
• To protect the brands by stopping the processing and packing of non-conforming products with corrective and preventive action.
• To ensure CCP’s and OPRPs are monitored and issues identified communicated and corrected
• To support Food Safety through GMP’s being upheld at all times.
• To assist in ongoing product/plants quality improvements through plant trials, HACCP, and ISO’s standards.

Minimum Requirements:

Experience:

• At least 2 year QA/QC Technician experience gained within an FMCG / Food or Beverages environment required

Qualifications:

• A completed National Diploma in Food Technology / Microbiology / Biotechnology
OR a completed BSc in Food Sciences / Microbiology / Biotechnology essential

Additional Requirements:

• Ability to work shifts essential
• Audit and compliance knowledge
• Understanding of GMP and HACCP

Competencies:

• Documenting Facts
• Interpreting Data
• Articulating Information
• Staying Composed
• Working Together
• Meeting Deadlines
• Attention to Detail
• Minimising Risk
• Maintaining Productivity
• Taking Initiative