Job details QC/QA Assistant

Posting Period

From September 09, 2021
to September 30, 2021

Country or region



Cornwall, Ontario

Business Unit



Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required


Work schedule



Based on experience

QC/QA Assistant

Main Functions

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 application
  • Knowledge of GMP & GLP

An asset

  • B.Sc. or technical degree in food science, microbiology, biology, biochemistry or related field and/or similar experience
  • Familiar with physico-chemical analytical techniques, aseptic sampling and sensory analysis

Personal abilities


  • Comfortable in a plant environment
  • Strong analytical, organization and time management skills


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across 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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