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Quality Assurance Lab Assistant, McCormick Australia


  • Globally recognized brand with position based on the Sunshine Coast
  • Join a high performing team who are passionate about what they do
  • Generous employee recognition and reward programs in place 


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

We are seeking a talented and dynamic person to be part of our Quality Assurance Team. The primary objective of this role is to assist with microbiological testing and support the QA department to ensure quality standards are maintained. You will possess at least one years’ experience in the food industry, preferably with a background and qualification in Microbiology.


In this role, you will report to the Associate Manager Quality Assurance and your responsibilites will include but not be limited to;

  • Routine microbiological testing of product and environmental samples
  • Assisting with investigations and troubleshooting quality issues as part of the QA team
  • Data entry 
  • Calibrations
  • Cataloguing and sampling 


The Benefits

  • Hybrid work model offering work life balance
  • Company Parental Leave Entitlements
  • Generous Employee Recognition and Reward Program
  • Company Bonus Program
  • Training and Development plans offering growth opportunities
  • A great, friendly place to work alongside equally talented professionals

plus loads more


About You

  • Practical laboratory experience and sound lab protocol knowledge
  • Flexibility with start and finish times depending on seasonal & project requirements 
  • First-rate planning and organizational skills – you'll use your time well and take pride in delivering
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Naturally proactive and taking on new challenges
  • LIMS or similar database knowledge


Our Company

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. 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!


How To Apply

If you'd like be considered for this position, please  apply online with a copy of your CV and cover letter by Friday, 19 August.


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.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.