Job details QC Assistant (3-month contract position)

Posting Period

From May 26, 2022
to August 01, 2022

Country or region



Cornwall, Ontario

Business Unit



Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

January 01, 1970

Job Status

Temporary - Full time (3 months)

Minimal required work experience

None required

Minimal education level required

High school

Work schedule

Days - 40 hours/week


Based on experience

QC Assistant (3-month contract position)

Main Functions

Reporting to the LBI Cornwall Quality Manager, the QC Assistant organizes sample shipments to external labs and, performs various physico-chemical analyses on inactivated yeast derivatives in order to ensure finished product release in a timely manner.

More specifically, the laboratory technician will:

  • Be in charge of managing samples and finished product compositing
  • Perform physical-chemical tests (pH, salt, turbidity etc.) and organize sensory analyses
  • Ship production samples to external/internal labs and maintain communications
  • Enter results into the Lallemand QC database
  • Update laboratory SOPs
  • Order lab supplies and update lab suppliers approval log
  • Order lab chemicals and manage lab chemicals inventory
  • Perform environmental swabbing
  • Assists Quality Manager in carrying out glass, brittle plastic monitoring
  • Cover some duties of the Quality Manager during vacation
  • Organize retention samples and their electronic management
  • Keep the laboratory clean and calibrate lab equipment
  • Perform other duties as required

This position involves being approximately 50% of the time in the lab, 30% of the time in an office, and 20% of the time in the plant.

Technical skills


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft® applications
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills

Personal abilities

An asset

  • Be able to lift 12kg for short period of time
  • Knowledge of GMP & GLP

General criteria

An asset

  • B.Sc. or technical degree in food science, microbiology, biology, biochemistry or related field and/or similar experience


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's Bio-Ingredients business unit has decades of experience as a quality yeast producer for the savory, health, and biotech industries.

We produce a wide range of products including yeast extracts, inactive yeasts and their derivatives for flavour enhancers, enriched mineral and vitamin yeasts for the health supplement and health food markets, and high-grade yeast extracts for the biotech industry. These products are propelled across the globe thanks to our impressive reach and a large dedicated team that serves our customers worldwide.

The Bio-Ingredients team is proud of the strong partnerships it has forged with its clients, relying on trust and cooperation in order to develop custom solutions for each individual business. Check out the available career opportunities in North America and several European countries.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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