Milk Quality Assurance Officer Job in Embu, Kenya

Our client, Brown’s Food Company is the umbrella brand for Brown’s Cheese, Delia’s Ice Cream and The Cracker Shack. They make a range of high quality natural cheeses, fast moving commodities e.g. cheddar and mozzarella as well as butter and yoghurt. They sell the products in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan.

The company is seeking to recruit a highly talented individual to fill in the following position:

Milk Quality Assurance Officer

Reporting to the Directors, the Milk Quality Assurance Officer will be responsible for overseeing the procurement of dairy raw milk of the highest quality, preparing and submitting monthly quality reports.

The incumbent will interface directly with executive leadership, department managers, and third parties to drive profitable growth and continuous improvement of company processes.

This position will be based in Embu County.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensuring that milk received satisfies the pre-scribed quality requirements of the company
  • Enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in the milk procurement process
  • Preparing and submitting purchasing reports
  • Ensuring that the appropriate tests on milk are carried out and recorded
  • Overseeing proper hygiene maintenance in the handling of milk
  • Supervising and coordinating work and staff including milk transporters
  • Continuously improving best practices across the business with focus on quality and efficiency
  • Updating existing Food Safety procedures and documentation to keep up with changing requirements

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Food Science and Technology or related course
  • At-least 3 years of experience in same capacity in dairy industry
  • Must have food handler certification
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to make independent and objective decisions
  • Excellent report writing skills, communication skills and problem solving skills as well as proven team leadership skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees with the subject MILK QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER by COB 20th June 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Embu, Kenya

Embu County

Agriculture and Agribusiness, Audit and Quality Assurance, Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: June 6, 2018 — 12:40 pm