FMCG Company Quality Assurance Manager (Manufacturing) Career Vacancy in Thika Kenya


FMCG Company Quality Assurance Manager (Manufacturing) Job  Vacancy in Thika Kenya


FMCG Company Quality Assurance Manager (Manufacturing) Job Vacancy in Thika Kenya

Our client, a leading FMCG company is looking for a QA Manager to be responsible for the overall leadership, coordination and direction in terms of quality assurance and ensure organization maintains its high level of food safety compliance in order to assure that the organization gains sustainable competitive advantage by aggressively pursuing excellence in quality.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure planned KPI’s of efficiency and performance are met or exceeded in terms of Quality Assurance and food safety.
  • Manage the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals.
  • Ensure complete compliance to prescribe QMS, GMP’s processes in accordance with food safety.
  • Setting the quality standards.
  • Maintenance of international hygiene standards affecting all aspects of operations, contract farmers and Suppliers.
  • Responsible for identifying, establishing, training and implementing all appropriate procedures and practices necessary to comply with FSSC ISO 22000 and Star requirements , including Government regulations.
  • Identify, develop and implement Microbiological process controls and monitoring programs.
  • Develop and continuously assesses supplier performance through Supplier Management Quality Program.
  • Responsible for ensuring all regulatory issues are adhered to by liaising with KEBS, NEMA and other regulatory bodies to ensure compliance (in coordination with the Factory Manager).
  • Promote and enforce quality as a most important value in the organization by training of personnel  and ensuring quality products according to company and customer specifications
  • Responsible for taking corrective actions in timely manner to mitigate potential food safety hazards. Handling food safety related customer complaints and resolution.
  • Must have a Degree in Food Science and have formal training in Food Quality Control.
  • Must have over 5 years experience in a similar position in a highly competitive segment of FMCG
  • ISO 22000 & HACCP Certification awareness
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • A high level of integrity and reliability
  • A team player with attention to detail and follow up
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
Deadline: 31st July 2017
Location: Thika
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact to
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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