Quality Controller (Fruits and Vegetables) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Quality Controller – Fruits and Vegetables

Our client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a Quality Controller.

S/he will be Responsible for inspection on fruits & veggies to ensure that they meet the quality requirements.

S/he will implement and monitors procedures, standards and specifications aimed at meeting a company’s food quality goals.

Salary: 30k – 35k

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to development of department mission, strategy, programs, and operating budget
  • Collaborates with key internal customers in order to provide effective and efficient support against project objectives and timelines
  • Review customer feedback and respond to any complaints.
  • Prepare reports on food quality status to relay to owners and upper-level management and keep records of all tests and inspections that have been conducted.
  • Developing and reviewing existing safety and quality policies,
  • Inspecting the workplace for compliance and identifying any areas of concern,
  • Provides support for achieving compliance to company requirements.
  • Selects and manages third-party auditing services to validate supplier compliance. Uses auditing data to identify risks and opportunities for improvement for each supplier.
  • Monitors effectiveness of ongoing training program on in-store safe food handling and sanitation practices.
  • Inspect the food products to ensure they are safe and of a high quality before releasing them to the market.
  • Use a checklist to confirm products are packaged safely, and have expiration dates and instructions about storage and use.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Major in agriculture, food science or closely related course , diploma and above
  • At least 3-5 years above experience in veggies and avocados quality control
  • Previous experience in sensory and quality evaluation of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables will be an added advantage
  • Have cutting-edge analytical skills,
  • The ability to identify problems in products,
  • A keen eye for details and consistent study on quality-related issues.
  • Familiar with include the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) management system
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to assimilate new information quickly and react positively to new and challenging opportunities
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-changing environment
  • Familiarity with food regulations

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs@hcsafrica.com with Quality Controller -Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current & Expected salaries

Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: April 24, 2019 — 7:31 pm