Quality Controller (CR375)

Our client, a food processing factory based in Epping, is looking to appoint a Quality Controller.

Reporting to the Quality and Technical Manager, this represents an excellent career opportunity for a team player looking to grow in experience as well as responsibility.


  • Daily monitoring of factory operations to ensure proper implementation of quality and food safety systems throughout the factory.

  • Ensure that hygiene and housekeeping is maintained to an acceptable standard.

  • Monitoring production processes to ensure that products are produced according to product specifications (Includes product specification audits).

  • Ensure that allergen control measures are adhered to during daily production and conduct in-house allergen verification testing as required.

  • Monitoring of daily, weekly & monthly cleaning schedules to ensure these are carried out as per schedule and to accepted standards.

  • Responsible for in-house quality and microbiological testing of final products prior to release.

  • Compile COC’s/ COA’s for relevant outgoing final products.

  • Ensure submission of QC Samples to customer according to schedule.

  • Sampling and submission of final products for external laboratory testing as per micro testing schedule.

  • Maintaining the environmental monitoring (swabbing) program and submitting samples according to schedule.

  • Verification checks of records completed by production departments and filing thereof.

  • Verification of cleaning chemical concentrations as required.

  • Weekly verification of factory temperature probes.

  • Assist with refresher staff hygiene training.

  • Assist with investigation of customer complaints.

  • Ad hoc duties from time to time.


  • Matric with a tertiary degree / diploma in food technology or equivalent training.

  • 2-3 Years relevant experience in a food manufacturing environment.

  • Supplementary advance training in food safety systems will be advantageous.

  • Literacy in Microsoft Excel / Word (Intermediate level).

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.

  • Adaptability in a changing environment.

  • Strong administrative skill with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Good communication skills with a vibrant personality.

  • Own transport and driver’s license (Not negotiable).


Negotiable depending on experience

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email: CR375 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format, salary expectation as well as notice period to info@cardosorecruitment.co.za. Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.

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