Kenafric Industries Limited Quality Manager Job in Kenya

Kenafric Industries Limited

Job Title: Quality Manager

Department & Section: QA & PD

Reports To: Quality and Product Development Manager

Location: KIL

Main purpose of this position: Manage quality assurance and quality control in the organization’s processes and systems in adherence to the standard operating procedure to achieve the organization’s business objectives.

Key deliverables for this position

  1. Formulate, document and maintain quality assurance and control standards and on-going quality control objectives.
  2. Maintain and improve quality standards to create consumer preference.
  3. Implement EHS and regulatory standards
  4. Drive cost initiatives through efficiency in the organization’s procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Executing the departmental strategy through processes and procedures to achieve the institutions objectives
  2. Ensuring compliance to all statutory and system requirements
  3. Ensuring quality of product according to customer specifications
  4. Setting quality, health and safety standards.
  5. Monitoring performance on quality by gathering relevant data and producing reports on the same.
  6. Conduct internal trainings on quality improvement.
  7. Develop, review and improve SOP’s for all departments and make recommendations.
  8. Ensuring quality of processes from supplier materials for production.
  9. Looking for ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency in the organizations’ SOP’S
  10. Serve as the company’s Quality management representative by co-ordinating internal and external audits.
  11. Developing and cascading the individual targets through a performance management structure while inspiring team to achieve the departmental scorecard in line with overall objective
  12. Implementing best practices in quality management & respective areas of work
  13. Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

Financial Resources / Other key Resources / Assets

  • People
  • Material / Product

Direct Reports (Jobs reporting to this position)

  • QC Supervisor
  • Lab Technician
  • Microbiologist

Key Interfaces

Internal

  • All departments

External

  • Auditors
  • Consumer

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Kaizen Practitioner

Job / Functional Skills

  • Reporting Sills
  • Quality Control
  • Quality Assurance
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Lean and Kaizen Skills
  • Audit Skills
  • TQM- Total Quality Management

General Skills

  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service
  • Communication Skills
  • IT skills
  • SAP
  • Time Management

Behavior

  • Customer Centric
  • Ownership
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Leadership

Relevant Experience

  • At-least 5 year(s) relevant experience

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and FMCG experience, please send your application letter and CV quoting the job title on the email subject (QUALITY MANAGER) to recruit@kenafricind.com by 31st May, 2017

Engineering and Technical
Updated: May 17, 2017 — 9:24 am