Proctor & Allan Quality Assurance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Proctor & Allan Quality Assurance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Proctor & Allan

The company is looking to fill the following vacancy:-
Job Title:

  • Quality Assurance Manager

    Reporting to the Managing Director & CEO, the following shall be the key roles:-

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international level and act as a catalyst for change and quality improvement;
  • Recruit and train analysts and provide them with documented quality standards as guidelines for their day-to-day work;
  • Supervising technical or laboratory staff; monitoring performance; determining training needs
  • Preparing annual departmental budgets and monitoring the same to ensure expenditure eis within set approval limits
  • Determining, negotiating and agreeing in-house quality procedures, standards and/or specifications; working with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedure; preparing all staff for external quality assurance audits
  • Assessing customer requirements and ensuring that these are met; setting customer service standards and customers’ charters
  • Supplier management – specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers; participate in supplier audits; technical support for the contract farmers/suppliers
  • Reports – preparing management/technical reports; investigating and setting standards for quality/health and safety of the workers; updating quality assurance procedures; recording, analyzing and distributing statistical information
  • Customer Complaints – Evaluating customer complaints, through analyzing the products under complaint and advising the relevant people on the findings.
  • Conducting trade audits to evaluate quality of company products while in the trade.
  • Laboratory testing and sample retention –
  • Responsible for co-ordination the laboratory analytical activities to ensure all samples submitted are analyzed and their results released to the relevant departments and also retaining, maintaining and analyzing archival samples for compliance.
  • He also retains archival samples for reference purposes.
  • Pest Control – Responsible for coordinating pest control activities internally and with the contracted
    external pest control firm.
  • Plant Hygiene – Responsible for ensuring that the factory hygiene and housekeeping standards are maintained as per ISO and HACCP procedures; ensures that factory audits are carried out.
  • Product development – develop new products and line extensions to meet market demand; shall also conduct product shelf life tests on the same
  • QMS/FSSC – Participate in the upgrading and maintaining of quality systems and processes
  • Training- Creating continuous awareness to plant staff on issues affecting product quality, training the quality control staff and line operators to achieve set quality standards;
  • Calibration – Organizing with relevant authorities for machinery inspection and calibration that may impact on quality
  • To perform other duties that may be assigned

    Education

    Education qualifications required :-

  • Degree in Food science or related field,
  • Masters is an added advantage.

    Work experience required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position in the Food Manufacturing industry

    Others competencies
  • Action oriented Enthusiasm and attention to detail
  • Time management & good in planning
  • Drive for results & motivator
  • High level of integrity , ethics & values
  • Good interpersonal skills and above all, a team player.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should send application to the following email address: proctor@proctor-allan.com
  • All applications must be received by Friday 24th May 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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