Quality Control and Agricultural Marketing Intern in Nairobi, Kenya

Quality Control and Agricultural Marketing Intern in Nairobi, Kenya


Job Title: Quality Control and Agricultural Marketing Intern

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: 25k

Our client is a startup fresh fruits and vegetables processing company.

They seek to hire a Quality Control and Agricultural Marketing Intern.

Who will support management in marketing as well as implementation of food safety and food quality processes and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that product specifications are always communicated to the suppliers and buying teams and that all quality parameters are always met during buying.
  • Ensure that the “cold chain” is not broken during transportation of items that need to remain refrigerated.
  • Ensure that workers at the pack house wear wearing hairnets, maintain hygiene through hand washing and taking other measures to prevent food contamination.
  • Ensure that machinery and facilities are cleaned and sterilized properly.
  • Ensure that work is done safely and accidents are reported as soon as they occur.
  • Ensure that food is packaged and shipped in a way that will prevent spoiling.
  • Ensure that products are cleaned properly, ensuring that non-food materials are removed.
  • Training of employees on proper working procedures.
  • Ensure that pests are controlled at facilities.
  • Implement the organization Quality Management System for all food handling
    processes.
  • Collect and interpret food quality data and report deviations.
  • Supervise a small team of processing and logistics personnel.
  • Receive orders from customers and ensure that customer specifications are always met and complaints addressed on time.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in in post-harvest agro-food management
  • At least 2 years experience as a Quality Control and Agricultural Marketer
  • Must be very dedicated and honest.
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must pay attention to details and be keen to meet the highest standards in quality
  • Must demonstrate high interest in customers and attention to their needs
  • Must be innovative, ambitious and a team player.
  • Must be focused, flexible, engaging and collaborative.
  • Must be self-driven and have a clear demonstration of self-learning
  • Demonstrate Leadership Skills, creativity, critical thinking and versatility.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.

    How to Apply

    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Quality Control and Agricultural Marketing Intern) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 30th October 2019.

    Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

    N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

    Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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