Wrigley Quality Assurance System Supervisor Job in Kenya

Quality Assurance System Supervisor

Summary: The Wrigley Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of chewing gum.  

A subsidiary of the MARS Incorporated Company, a global leader in the chocolate and pet-food categories and one of the largest privately owned businesses.

At Wrigley, we love what we do and are passionate about our people. People in over 150 countries enjoy our brands everyday. Our secret to success is ensuring our associates treat the business as if it were their own and ensuring that we harness the individual strengths of our people. 

We also place great emphasis on being a responsible company with an eye on the future. As a result of our continued growth, we are seeking to recruit for the following positions. 
For more information on Mars Incorporated and its affiliates, please visit http://www.mars.com/global/about.aspx

Job Purpose: The position holder shall be responsible for Quality and food safety systems establishment, implementation and maintenance within the organization, including training, verification, auditing, updating and follow up of preventive and corrective actions in the site as well as giving support and advice to the company on Food Safety and Quality Management system and regulatory requirements.

Reporting to: Quality Assurance Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish, implement, maintain and update the quality and food safety systems in line with Mars Quality Management Process (QMP) and ISO 22000:2005/FSSC 22000 standard requirements throughout the organization.
  • Maintain systems that ensure conformance of finished product to statutory, local regulatory requirements and Mars product specifications as well as identifying improvements to the existing Quality and food safety system by updating the system accordingly.
  • Appointed Food safety team leader managing the food safety and internal audit teams by organizing their work according to Mars QMP and ISO 22000 standard listed roles as well as coordination of external audit activities.
  • Ensure relevant training and education of the food safety team members, internal audit team and all associates on relevant Quality Management Process procedures, work closely with commercial function to ensure factory conformance to Material Quality Management systems and Supplier Quality Assurance.
  • Ensure that Good Hygiene/Manufacturing Practice (GMP/GHP) is implemented at the site and extended to visitors and contractors. The scope of implementation should be monitored and reported using appropriate data analysis techniques and that improvement opportunities are developed and implemented.
  • Ensure that all infrastructural improvements and new installations (machines, plants and infrastructure) undergo Good Hygiene Practices and Food safety clearance before use for production
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology from a recognized University.
  • Solid knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience in food safety management systems (ISO 22000 or FSSC 22000, GMP and Food safety pre-requisite programs).
  • Trained Lead Auditor in ISO 22000:2005 or/and FSSC 22000:2010 standards with a strong understanding of Regulatory compliance.
  • Strong understanding of Corrective and preventive action including Root cause analysis techniques.
  • Effective communication skills including speaking, writing and presenting in English as well as excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to plan and follow through and a team player
How to apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by end of day Friday 31st January 2014 to:
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, 
Nairobi, GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

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