FMCG Company Quality Assurance Manager Job in Mombasa, Kenya

Our client a leading FMCG Company in East Africa is currently seeking to fill the position of a Quality Assurance Manager for its Mombasa Plant. 
The incumbent will be tasked with a duty to create and maintain value and consistency in Product and to reduce customer complaint, maintain quality, continuous improvement in system and quality to meet organization’s business / strategic objectives.

Job Roles & Responsibilities
  • Oversee incoming raw material & packing material monitoring & controls, approvals for artwork/ new packing material/ new ingredient after evaluation
  • Evaluation of supplier’s ability to meet standards, audits, trials, score card tracking and vendor development.
  • Tracking & Processing control parameters to achieve final product requirement, its intermediate storage, and Final inspection to meet quality objectives.
  • Ensure continuous Process improvement by providing technical inputs to processing, packaging, supply chain and marketing.
  • Ensure food safety (GMPs, HACCP) related development to meet organization objectives and standard.
  • Ensure continuous product development (Lab & plant trails) in line to organization short & long term objectives
  • Act upon market complaint/ Feedback, root cause (basic cause analysis), preventive & corrective action, response to customer (internal & external)
  • Participate in market sampling, survey, product benchmarking, and competition analysis.
  • Training of plant / sales/ mkt/ SCM teams about product & product handling.
  • Making standard Procedures, standard specifications (raw material, packing material, processing, packing, SCM, market complaint & returns.
  • Management Representative for external / customer audits.
  • Giving inputs and driving Quality Policy for the organisation.
  • Coordinating other functional heads to support for their functional objectives.
  • Ensuring GLP practices in department.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors in food technology / Higher National Diploma graduate with at least 10 years’ experience
  • At least 8 Years’ experience in FMCG manufacturing plant for (preferably Edible Oils)
  • Good knowledge of QMS and MUST have implemented such systems
  • Good knowledge of Product, Process and Quality systems and practices.
  • Knowledge of Oils and fats, food chemistry.
Email CV to marie.amanda@cdl.co.ke on or before 1st June 2016

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