QA/QC Supervisor (Ref: KHQAS)
Remuneration: R17 000 – R18 000

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 28 July 2022
Job Description:

Our client, a large manufacturer/supplier of oils and fats commodities, seeks a QA/QC Supervisor to supervise and monitor overall quality control and assurance activities in laboratory and the entire organization

Main job function

Maintain and control laboratory stock supplies (conduct stock take, place orders, expedite, receive, and maintain all required documentation as required).

Development and validation of new analytical methods, including training of QC Analysts on all methods

Hazardous chemical control - upkeep of MSDS's, regulations and maintenance of systems in compliance to H&S standard

Maintenance of GLPs, overall housekeeping and safety standards in the laboratory

Maintenance, verification, and calibration of all laboratory equipment

Continuous maintenance and improvement of quality assurance systems online.

Complete and maintain documentation needed to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms

Supervision of QC Analysts, Samplers, and Online QC’s,

Filling in in the absence of lab technicians (online quality control and inspections, routine analysis etc.)

Ensure that staff shift control and patterns are planned and adhered to

External analysis (External analytical, micro, and specialised tests) - review, verification and follow up

Maintenance and upkeep of laboratory reports and data to ensure accuracy in reporting

Management of final product release - dispatch checks, COA's and other related documentation.

Customer complaints - investigations, close outs and reporting, queries, and issues

Blend / Spec matching for customers/sales team - includes investigations and research for new blends etc.

Management of retention samples

Internal auditing, onsite inspections, reporting and follow up to ensure compliance

Serve as a technical liaison between quality control and other departments, customers, and suppliers.

Undertaking any other duties, either for this department or any other department within the business, which may be requested by the Line


Diploma or degree Food Tech/ Biotech/ Food & Nutrition or Analytical Chemistry


1-2   years relevant experience

FMCG, Manufacturing sector experience essential.

Proven ability to manage, maintain and deliver against Customer requirements.

Analytical skills, communications skill, Conflict Management, Report Writing skills.


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson