Premier FMCG: Quality Control/ Assurance Internship 2024

Premier FMCG invites applications for the Quality Control/ Assurance Internship 2024.

Closing date: 07 July 2024

Reference NumberPRE240701-1
Job TitleQuality Control And Assurance Intern
DepartmentQuality Control
Site501 – Premier Durban Mill
Job Type ClassificationInternship

Location: Durban, KZN

Premier FMCG have an exciting career opportunity for final year students studying towards a National Diploma: Consumer Science in Food and Nutrition.

Job Purpose

The role entails the following: Gaining practical exposure and experience in QC/QA processes by getting exposure to our labs and plants.

About the Internship

This is a one year workplace exposure and learning experience where the intern will work in a pressurised factory environment, with rotation between the lab and plant responsibilities (dependent on qualification completion requirements and Premier site requirements). 

Interns at Premier gain valuable in-service work experience, skills and knowledge that will assist them in furthering their careers.

Duties and Responsibilities

In the labs you will:

  • Prepare chemicals for analysis
  • Test product samples
  • Report all results timeously
  • General housekeeping & participating in all lab processes and activities
  • Equipment calibration and verification

In the plants you will:

  • Shift hygiene, plant inspection and housekeeping
  • Reporting of operational non- conformities
  • Equipment verification
  • Product sample collection & submission to the lab
  • Other packing department activities:
  • Weight verification
  • Shift start up and end of shift QC consolidation.

Other packing department activities:

  • Weight verification
  • Shift start up and end of shift consolidation
  • Product and packing QC verification (batch codes, labelling, etc)


  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • Studying towards a National Diploma: Consumer Science in Food and Nutrition (Final year)
  • Tertiary institution logbook (stipulating the relevant exposure and experience needed)

Job Knowledge

There are no experience requirements, however the following is required:

  • Accurate record keeping of your workplace exposure and experience in your logbook, to ensure compliance with Seta and your learning institution reporting
  • Proactively report on any formal institutional requirement or training sessions
  • Willing to learn on how to translate your theoretical learning into practice
  • Perform all tasks communicated and required

Skills and Competencies

Essential Competencies (Knowledge, skills and abilities):

  • Legislation knowledge
  • Numerical ability
  • Proactiveness
  • Team work
  • Basic understanding of laboratory practices
  • Laboratory safety & handling of chemicals

  • Good understanding of OHS
  • Proactive communication skills
  • Strong numerical ability
  • Strong teamwork ability
  • Understanding housekeeping and ensuring proactive implementation thereof
  • Taking accountability for tasks
  • Learning aptitude

Other Requirements:

  • Required to work Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays as per the business requirements

How to Apply

Please APPLY HERE for this opportunity.

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