Manufacturing Industry Head of Quality Assurance Job in Thika, Kenya (60K)

Our client, a market leader in the manufacturing / FMCG industry across Africa is seeking to recruit a Head of Quality Assurance
The ideal candidate shall ensure that the hygiene levels for product, personnel, water and plant comply with the various international standards, regulatory and statutory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Measuring equipment verification checks.
  • Coordinating bi-annual food handler’s examinations in liaison with the HR department.
  • Product inspection and dispatch.
  • Internal training of all staff in FSSC awareness, internal audits, SOPs, and WI.
  • Batch testing (sensory evaluation).
  • Inspecting personnel/factory hygiene.
  • Control of records and documents.
  • Auditing (FSMS internal audits, GMP & 5k Audits).
  • OPRPs, PRPs and CCPs monitoring, validation and verification.
  • Ensuring corrective action is taken on any deviating standards set.
  • Monitoring stock rotations, product specs and customer specifications monitoring.
  • Must have a diploma/degree in food science & have formal training in food quality control.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position in the FMCG industry.
  • 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.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 60,000/= (Approx. 600 USD)

Deadline: 30th July 2016   


To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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