Job Summary

Our client, the fastest growing aquaculture start-up and one of the largest tilapia producers in East Africa is looking to recruit a Quality Control Intern to join their team and add immediate value to the organization as they gain hands on working experience.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Our client, the fastest growing aquaculture start-up and one of the largest tilapia producers in East Africa is looking to recruit a Quality Control Intern to join their team and add immediate value to the organization as they gain hands on working experience. In this role, the successful candidate will be a key member of the organization’s Operations department. He or She will report directly to the Head of Quality Control and will be responsible for supporting the Quality Control (QC) Analyst in ensuring the quality of the organization’s products.

Key responsibilities:
•    Ensure end-to-end product quality across the value chain (from farm to table) by gathering, reviewing, and interpreting data.
•    Identify opportunities to improve systems.
•    Conducting quality inspections, observing processes, and taking measurements.
•    Perform root cause analysis on any quality issues in the value chain.
•    Ensure calibration and verification of measuring equipment and other tools of work in the value chain is done.
•    Partner with colleagues across the value chain to identify and implement improvements to current processes.
•    Review and observe current processes and identify inefficiencies or gaps in current process.
•    Flag process improvement opportunities and propose solutions to current challenges.
•    Conduct staff training on food safety and handling.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in related field or experience in quality control strongly preferred.
•    Background in industrial engineering/process design is a plus.
•    Ability to thrive working collaboratively with senior colleagues, solve problems independently, and work in a fast-paced environment.
•    Possess a strong work ethic, ability to work in teams and implement and test solutions.
•    Knowledge of HACCP approach or other management systems relevant to the food industry (fish in particular).
•    Flexibility in terms of scheduling and planning.

Monthly gross salary: Competitive package depending on skills.
Position level: Entry Level.
Location:  Homabay, Kenya.   
Deadline: 3rd December 2021.

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Nairobi
| Full Time |
Confidential
2mos