01 December 2020

Nutreco Quality Internship Programme 2020

Location: Johannesburg

Job Description: Nutreco Quality Internship is aiming at providing a suitable candidate with exposure into the animal feed industry. 

They will develop key skills required to contribute to the growing agricultural industry. Duration is 12 months, commencing January 2021.


  • Quality control of incoming raw materials and ingredients.
  • Physical appraisal, labels check, sample check, documentation check and sample management.
  • Correct documentation, sample storage and management of samples for analysis.
  • Product oriented, checking, testing and inspecting assure that the products meet the required quality levels at all times.

Quality Control Coordinator supports optimization and continuous improvement processes

  • Conducting experimental procedures.
  • Laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigation using Mycomaster (Testing for Mycotoxins) and FOSS NIR DS2500 (Determining the nutritional value of food crop samples and other sample materials).
  • Operating standard laboratory equipment (centrifuges, pipetting devices, pH meters etc.).
  • calibration of Equipment.
  • Liaising with external laboratories for additional analysis.
  • Receiving, sorting, storing and retrieving samples.
  • Preparation of specimen kits.
  • Sample traceability.
  • ISO 22000 requirements.


Nutreco is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, military status or any other status protected by applicable local law. Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. Nutreco is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation, including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.