Job details Quality Assurance Assistant

Posting Period

From November 11, 2021
to December 12, 2021

Country or region




Business Unit

Plant Care


Quality Assurance and Control

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

0 to 1 year

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree

Work schedule

5 days a week, Monday-Friday, 44 hours per week


Based on experience

Quality Assurance Assistant

Main Functions

To support the development of our Lallemand Plant Care business unit, our Quality Assurance team is seeking a Quality Assurance Assistant.

As part of our global Quality Assurance team, the Quality Assurance Assistant will focus on documenting and supporting all activities of our Lallemand Plant Care business unit. This versatile position will also involve collaboration with the Quality Control, Production, Regulatory Affairs and R&D teams. The successful candidate will report to the QA Manager based in Brazil and the position will be located in our office in Piracicaba, Brazil.

The main tasks, without being limited to them, are:

  • Support the quality management system
    • Follow-up of quality management processes
      • Documentation (including labels and support for Regulatory Product registrations)
      • Standard Operation procedures
    • Edition and update of quality documentation
      • CoA (Certificates of Analysis)
      • SDS (Safety data sheets)
      • Statements and other certificates
      • Labels
      • Registration files
      • Manufacturing processes
  • Support management of complaints
  • Support data bases and quality
    • Recipe file
    • Quality documentation data base
  • Support the implementation of the quality control management system (LEMS)

At Lallemand Plant Care, we encourage autonomy, innovation, collaboration and routine is not part of our vocabulary! As we grow, we offer career and professional development opportunities locally and internationally. If you are looking for a challenging job where your opinion is valued and you feel you can make a difference, both in your work and to the environment and society, you have come to the right place.

Technical skills


  • University degree (B.Sc. or equivalent) in Biotechnology, Microbiology or equivalent
  • Experience of one year in microbiology and quality system (or related field)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Relevant computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

An asset

  • Verbal and written communication skills in Portuguese and/or Spanish

Personal abilities


  • Great team spirit
  • Good organisation skills and detail oriented
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Curious and desire to learn continuously
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Ethical and honest

General criteria


  • Ready to travel occasionally


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.

Yeasts, bacteria, fungi: microorganisms have always lived in harmony with plants since their origin and are now recognized for their multiple agronomic benefits. As a world specialist in microorganisms, Lallemand Plant Care carefully selects strains for agricultural use, to improve the nutrition, health, and productivity of plants.

Lallemand Plant Care is a growing business unit and offers many opportunities for career development and professional development on a local and international scale. Joining the Lallemand Plant Care team means collaborating with people who work passionately to develop sustainable, efficient, and clean solutions for agriculture professionals, horticulture, green spaces, and the forestry sector. We regularly recruit new talent from around the world to support our growth and our sales, logistics, marketing, production and research and development efforts.

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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