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Job Summary

Responsible for supervising and managing the quality standards of all bakery products and enhancing the company image in terms of high standards of its products with special emphasis on Quality, hygiene and cleanliness.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

About the Company
Our client is one of the region's leading FMCG manufacturers, supplying a wide range of products to the entire East African and COMESA Markets.

Roles and Responsibilities
●    Manage the day to day activities relevant to Quality and Product Safety, coordinating activities required to meet Company, Stakeholder and regulatory quality standards.
●    Manage and improve procedures, documentation & auditing of the management system. Work closely with operational and technical colleagues to ensure understanding and responsibilities.
●    Ensure the internal audit schedule is kept fully updated and all recommendations are relayed back to the relevant business areas, actioned and closed off effectively.
●    To draft and follow-up implementation of Quality SOP, s
●    Effectively investigate and process complaints, managing the process for any corrective and preventive action.
●    Together with Operations Managers, identify training needs to meet quality and food safety requirements and deliver or coordinate internal training where appropriate.
●    Regularly communicate with Operations regarding quality and food safety issues, attending daily/ weekly operations meetings to report any relevant issues.
●    Help develop a culture of compliance and continuous improvement across the bakeries.
●    Continuously develop own knowledge on best practice, networking with colleagues throughout the organization and by keeping abreast of industry and legislative developments.
●    To maintain the image of the company by ensuring that all surfaces are kept spotlessly clean, hygienic and all customers products are packaged professionally (depots, supermarkets and institutions).
●    Ensure all ingredients received comply with the minimum standards and product specification as per the company requirement.
●    Ensure all products and raw materials are received correctly.
●    Ensure recipes (mix) and procedures are followed on all products.
●    Ensue all products are quality tested in conjunction with Bakery and Operations Manager.
●    Ensure that all machine settings are in accordance with the approved operational specification for various products.
●    Ensure that only quality approved products leave the bakery. a) check weight of raw dough and final product weight and quality standard
●    Ensure that the method of distribution does not affect the product quality.
●    Maintain hygiene and cleaning levels in all sections inclusive of the vehicle's spot check.
●    Maintain health and safety levels within the bakery and full compliances towards legal aspects on medicals for all employees.
●    Maintain high levels of personal hygiene in the factory – PPE usage compliance 
●    To organize hygienic inspection frequently in the bakery.
●    Conduct research and development on new products/services
●    Train staff on cleaning procedures, new cleaning techniques and other relevant requirements
●    Stay updated with new materials and technology with a view to incorporate them in the company, while being effective and economical.
●    Be up to date with latest developments in the relevant consumer markets in order to know how the company is performing against our competitors.
●    Liaise with all relevant Government bodies i.e. KEBS on issues related to quality, standard marks, testing etc.
●    Track daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly new developments / Legislation
●    Keep records of all branches – baking tins, wire, trollies and crates quality status
●    Keep and update records on all machinery – bakery ware and weighing scales
●    Spot checks on hygiene and other practices at the bakeries
●    Monthly reports on Quality parameters

Academic and Professional Qualifications
●    Degree or Diploma / Graduate in Food Technology/Microbiology/Food Science.
Knowledge and Experience
●    5-8 years of working experience as Quality Controller in food manufacturing industry
●    Proven track record as a Quality Controller within a Quality Management System environment.
●    Detailed knowledge of food safety standards.
●    Quality and process control in a customer oriented facing role
●    Certified Internal Auditor Status
●    Ability to create Quality Management Documentation (Policies/Procedures/General Instructions).
●    Excellent communication skills (Oral, Reading & Writing) with the ability to influence and motivate people

Functional Skills
●    Has excellent writing, networking, and strong relationship building.
●    Excellent communication skills (Oral, Reading & Writing) with the ability to influence and motivate people
●    Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
●    Attention to detail, solution-oriented and a creative thinker. Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills.

Job Location: Mombasa

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