Quality Assurance Assistant - 3 Positions: 2 in Nairobi and 1 in Nakuru

Job Summary

Monitor raw materials, production process, finished products and packing material quality to ensure they meet the highest quality standards according to the company specification

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Department:     Quality Assurance
Site:     Nairobi and Nakuru
Reports to:     Quality Assurance Officer
Supervises:      None

2.    JOB PURPOSE:
Monitor raw materials, production process, finished products and packing material quality to ensure they meet the highest quality standards according to the company specification

4.    DIMENSIONS:

Annual Budget:      KES
Staff:      0

5.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum Requirements:

1.    A minimum of Diploma in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science & Technology or Analytical Chemistry.
2.    Knowledge of QMS, ISO 9000: 2008, ISO 22000, HACCP
3.    Competent in the following packages: Word, Excel and Power point.
4.    Statistical process control knowledge an added advantage.
5.    Good verbal communication.
6.    Exceptional interpersonal skills
7.    Excellent organizational and time management skills

Key Attributes/ Competencies
1.    Commercial acumen
2.    Lead change
3.    Advance strategy
4.    Drive execution
5.    Develop self and others

6.    PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND KEY RESULTS:
1.    Timely and accurate sampling and grading of all raw Materials /Finished good before acceptance and maintaining records.
2.    Overseeing offloading at the stores, to be able to sample further from the initially hidden parts.
3.    Ensuring proper segregation of rejected materials to prevent unintended mix up.
4.    Inspection of incoming packaging materials against the laid down specifications.
5.    Monitor CCPs OPRPs and PRPs on a daily basis and report any deviations that might affect feed quality and safety.
6.    Monitor pest control and ensure the pest citing sheets actions are closed on time.
7.    Conduct GMPs surveillance and correct abnormalities on the spot as well as guide production teams on Good Manufacturing Practices.
8.    Conduct training awareness for GMPs, FSMS, and monitor adherence.
9.    Timely sampling analysis, release of finished products and maintaining record for the same.
10.    Providing accurate information/analytical results leading to sound decisions on the approval or rejection of raw materials, packaging materials, intermediate bulk and finished products.
11.    Effectively implementing all approved procedures of sampling, specifications, analysis, and reporting for all samples.
12.    Implement ISO 22000 to ensure production of safe products.
13.    Ensuring all non-conforming products and reworks are handled as per the procedure to avoid unintended mix up
14.    Ensure all quality records related to the food safety management system are updated on a daily basis including electronic records.
15.    Conduct internal audits, GMPs audits, Glass Audits when requested to audit.
16.    Identify and report all quality and food safety issues during daily operations.
17.    Any other assigned duties.

7.    COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:

Plant Manager, Human Resource Officer, RM/PM Officer, Production Manager,
Production Supervisor, Procurement, Line Assistants, Supervisors, Finished Goods Supervisor,
Maintenance Supervisor

External:
Service providers, consultants, Visitors

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