Quality Assurance Officer Job (35k)

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Title: Quality Assurance Officer – Agribusiness,

Industry: Agribusiness,

Location: Ruiru,

Gross Salary: 35k,

Our client is an Agribusiness SME that deals with organic passion fruits and avocados seeking to hire a Quality Assurance Officer. They are looking to hire an individual who will be responsible for product quality assurance and food safety function in the company. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing packing of products meeting the set quality standards and specifications.
  • Responsible for setting up standard operating procedures that are aimed at ensuring quality and product safety from on-farm to dispatch.
  • Develop and implement quality management and food safety systems in the company, adoption and maintenance of good manufacturing practices in the company.
  • Play a leading role in the implementation of the earmarked food safety management standards in the business.
  • Provide effective communication and correspondences with clients and other partners pertaining compliances and quality.
  • Responsible for addressing all quality related issues and complaints and mitigation thereof.
  • In liaison with the pack house manager the person will be responsible for ensuring up to date compliance to all company’s standards; GlobalGap, GRASP, SMETA, Organic and ISO 22000.
  • Part of the company’s senior management team.
  • Actively participate in product and market development.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BSc in Food Science from a reputable university.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of demonstrable hands-on experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • A good grasp and working knowledge with food quality management systems; HACCP, ISO2200, FSSC etc. is a pre-requisite. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Evidence and ability to use MS office is a prerequisite.
  • Creativity, and strong personality.
  • Good interpersonal skills and abilities to work in a demanding environment.
  • A self-starter and goal achievement-oriented individual who can work without close supervision. Demonstrable integrity and passion for social economic impact in rural areas.
  • Team player 

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Quality Assurance Officer – Agribusiness) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before Wednesday 1st December 2021.

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