Lab Technician - Afternoon Shift


PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most trusted brands such as Smith's Chips, Red Rock Deli, Sakata Rice Crackers, Pepsi Max and Gatorade! We are a progressive and people-focused business, and believe our diverse workforce is the key to our success. Because we value our employees and their families, we offer an agile and flexible working environment with an emphasis on work life balance and health, as well as plenty of learning opportunities and room to grow your career.

Our Regency Park team currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Central Laboratory Technician on our afternoon shift working 1430 – 2230.

Our Laboratory Technicians ensure all analytical and testing equipment is maintained, calibrated and available for each production shift, maintaining all measurements of key attributes are precise and accurate while continuing to oversee all team members performing quality testing. You will be involved in retraining and guiding all production staff where appropriate.
The Key Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Quality/Analytical Instrument Calibration and Maintenance
  • Conduct Regulatory and Quality Hold Procedure where required
  • Ensure on-line analytical equipment is calibrated and accurately recording quality attributes
  • You will be Sensory Skills trained
  • Be involved in Troubleshooting food safety & quality problems
  • Participate in on-site Food Safety campaigns.
  • Manage laboratory function to required food safety standards.
  • Ensure accuracy of all laboratory and quality systems information and manage storage records
  • Ensure reasonable instruction is given in relation to HACCP
  • Comply with the site GMP and FSSC 22000 Quality & Food Safety Manual to ensure the food safety of The Smith’s Snackfood company’s product.
  • Demonstrate and exercise a commitment to promote, develop and improve the health, safety and welfare of our people.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • High level of Mechanical Reasoning
  • Extremely high level of Technical skills in the areas of instrumentation and/or chemistry
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Communication and Training Skills
  • Good Computer Skills
  • Good Team Skills
  • Knowledge of Food Quality Systems
  • Knowledge of Food Sanitation and Food Safety
  • Substantial experience in a laboratory environment
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment would be beneficial

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Career development opportunities
  • Discounted retail and service benefits through our PepsiCo employee benefits program
  • Onsite wellness center

Your positive attitude will be rewarded with excellent long term local and global career opportunities, and ongoing professional development along with a fun and rewarding working environment.
You will be a key part of a dynamic team and a valuable contributor to a global company that is one of the FMCG market leaders.
Interested? Know someone who might be? This is a great opportunity to join the PepsiCo ANZ team.
PepsiCo’s job application process:

  • Submit your application
  • Interview(s)
  • Skills Assessment process
  • Reference and medical checks

At PepsiCo, we believe what makes you unique, makes us better. We embrace equal opportunities for all employees. We believe that our people are our best asset and understand the importance of bringing different perspectives, different lenses and different experiences to our workplace. We are committed to building and supporting an inclusive workforce that truly reflects the global communities we operate within and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.


PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most trusted brands such as Smith's Chips, Red Rock Deli, Sakata Rice Crackers, Pepsi Max and Gatorade! We are a progressive and people-focused business, and believe our diverse workforce is the key to our success. Because we value our employees and their families, we offer an agile and flexible working environment with an emphasis on work life balance and health, as well as plenty of learning opportunities and room to grow your career.

Our Regency Park team currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Central Laboratory Technician on our afternoon shift working 1430 – 2230.

Our Laboratory Technicians ensure all analytical and testing equipment is maintained, calibrated and available for each production shift, maintaining all measurements of key attributes are precise and accurate while continuing to oversee all team members performing quality testing. You will be involved in retraining and guiding all production staff where appropriate.
The Key Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Quality/Analytical Instrument Calibration and Maintenance
  • Conduct Regulatory and Quality Hold Procedure where required
  • Ensure on-line analytical equipment is calibrated and accurately recording quality attributes
  • You will be Sensory Skills trained
  • Be involved in Troubleshooting food safety & quality problems
  • Participate in on-site Food Safety campaigns.
  • Manage laboratory function to required food safety standards.
  • Ensure accuracy of all laboratory and quality systems information and manage storage records
  • Ensure reasonable instruction is given in relation to HACCP
  • Comply with the site GMP and FSSC 22000 Quality & Food Safety Manual to ensure the food safety of The Smith’s Snackfood company’s product.
  • Demonstrate and exercise a commitment to promote, develop and improve the health, safety and welfare of our people.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • High level of Mechanical Reasoning
  • Extremely high level of Technical skills in the areas of instrumentation and/or chemistry
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Communication and Training Skills
  • Good Computer Skills
  • Good Team Skills
  • Knowledge of Food Quality Systems
  • Knowledge of Food Sanitation and Food Safety
  • Substantial experience in a laboratory environment
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment would be beneficial

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Career development opportunities
  • Discounted retail and service benefits through our PepsiCo employee benefits program
  • Onsite wellness center

Your positive attitude will be rewarded with excellent long term local and global career opportunities, and ongoing professional development along with a fun and rewarding working environment.
You will be a key part of a dynamic team and a valuable contributor to a global company that is one of the FMCG market leaders.
Interested? Know someone who might be? This is a great opportunity to join the PepsiCo ANZ team.
PepsiCo’s job application process:

  • Submit your application
  • Interview(s)
  • Skills Assessment process
  • Reference and medical checks

At PepsiCo, we believe what makes you unique, makes us better. We embrace equal opportunities for all employees. We believe that our people are our best asset and understand the importance of bringing different perspectives, different lenses and different experiences to our workplace. We are committed to building and supporting an inclusive workforce that truly reflects the global communities we operate within and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

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