Operational Quality Specialist - 6 Month Contract

 : Australia-New South Wales-Minto-Minto  : Supply Chain  : Feb-06-2020  : Mar-07-2020  : Regular  : Day Job  : Full-time 

On any given day, 2.5 billion people use Unilever products to feel good, look good and get more out of life – Giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. Great products from our range of more than 400 brands give us a unique place in the lives of people all over the world. With world- leading brands which include Dove, Rexona, Lipton, OMO and Streets to name a few. 

A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. We have a proud heritage in Australia since 1919 and a thriving, sustainable business today, so there's never been a better time to join us.

This is a 6 month contract located at Minto.


As an Operational Quality Specialist your purpose is to ensure that bulk product, Finished Goods and Raw Materials manufactured or used at Minto and comply with Unilever’s high microbiological standards and pose no threat to consumer safety. 

Another responsibility is to ensure that the entire manufacturing process and everything associated with it (areas, equipment, personnel, procedures etc) adhere to Unilever’s high Quality and Hygienic standards. This will be achieved through the application of principles of GMP, HACCP, Hygiene and TPM.

Quality and Product Safety

  • Microbiological Testing and providing results to QAE Team Leader.
  • Microbiological testing of water and Production areas as appropriate
  • Collection and filling of all Liquids retained samples from production
  • Continuous/Focused Improvement Projects as directed by QAE Manager or Team Leader
  • Maintain Quality documentation for Micro Testing
  • Microbiological method validation for Luminometer if required (under guidance from QAE Team Leader.

Production Compliance 

  • Warehouse Audits as required
  • Coordinate and carry out GMP audits according to the GMP audit plan
  • Complete and maintain HACCP on Process water (Hot and cold) 
  • Assist the QA team when required in the daily running of operations of the factory. Tasks may include SPC studies, sampling of incoming bulk RM, and raising Non Conformance Reports.

Skills and experiences

  • Good communications skills, written and verbal
  • Good organisational skills 
  • Working knowledge of quality systems and of Microbiological and Hygiene principles 
  • Ability to work under pressure and autonomously
  • Ability to prioritise and ensure delivery to a high standard
  • Results driven, process orientated, and team orientated

At Unilever, we share one simple purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace. Through our household brands, which span Home Care, Personal Care, Refreshments and Food, we are creating a bright future for our business and our planet – and you can be part of it. 

In joining Unilever, you will enjoy working in an agile workplace with excellent career development and staff benefits including best in class parental leave policy, product allowance and discounts, training and flexible working options.

If you have any questions please email out Talent Team at **********@Unilever.com