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Quality Assurance Technician

Pernod Ricard Winemakers

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The opportunity: An exciting full-time, permanent opportunity for an experienced QA Technician to join the Packaging team within Australian Operations, based in our Rowland Flat office in the Barossa Valley.

Pernod Ricard Winemakers is part of the Global Pernod Ricard Group – the World’s Co-leader in the Wine and Spirits Industry with an unrivalled collection of brands, including Absolut® Vodka, Chivas Regal®, Jameson®, Jacob's Creek®, Brancott Estate®, and more.  

Globally, Pernod Ricard employs over 18,000 people in more than 70 countries.  Our success is the result of the passion and commitment of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a common bond: a commitment to our values of conviviality, entrepreneurship, integrity and commitment. 


The role: The Quality Assurance Technician provides a service to the Packaging and Supply Chain division, 3rd party customers and co-packers in relation to dry goods and finished goods, ensuring our customers receive only high-quality products. The QA Technician supports the production of quality products and drives preventative and corrective actions within Pernod Ricard Winemakers and with suppliers and co-packers.  The QA Technician also carries out projects as assigned by the QA Manager.


What you will be responsible for:

  • Continuous improvement in QA processes
  • Supporting a quality culture, and coaching packaging operators to ensure quality is a priority
  • Approving and checking specification details for new products or changes to existing products
  • Manage finished goods from production through to commercial release, including creation and review of production records
  • Manage post production analysis and reference samples for our 3rd party customers
  • Managing quality & food safety risks by participating in risk assessments and review of risk registers
  • Approve and release requisites for production


About you:

  • You understand the business requirements of the wine industry, or aligned FMCG environment
  • You are tech savvy, with a curious nature. You embrace digital ways of working and excited by new challenges.
  • You have a proven ability to multi-task, proactively take initiatives and perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have a proven background in quality assurance role, preferably with an FMCG operation
  • Excellent relationship building skills across stakeholders both internal and external.


This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global organisation with a portfolio of iconic international brands. We expect you to embrace a fast paced, team-oriented culture. In return, we offer an attractive remuneration package including generous product allowance and other employee benefits. If you believe you have what it takes to make your mark with us, please apply today.

Early applications are encouraged.

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