Tarakwo Dairies Quality Control Officer Job in Eldoret, Kenya

Tarakwo Dairies Company Limited in Eldoret wishes to announce the following vacancy:

Quality Control Officer

1 Position

He/She will be reporting to the Production Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Receiving of clean, fresh and quality milk that meets the prescribed quality requirements.

b) Milk Quality tests and controls.

c) Development and implementation of milk quality policies, strategies, work plan, budget for the organization including technical assistance of staff and farmers on milk quality issues.

d) Documentation of milk procurement and quality processes in Tarakwo Dairies including preparation of periodic milk procurement and quality reports to be submitted to the board.

e) Maintenance of proper hygiene standards at the Factory and ensure the quality of milk in the coolers is not compromised .Conduct regular milk testing as established by board.

f) Facilitation of budgeting and procurement of milk quality facilities and equipments for the company.

g) Custodian of milk equipment for the company and proper handling of plant machinery in accordance with the defined operations and maintenance procedures.

h) Promotion of linkages and good public relations with stakeholders.

i) Ensure efficient transportation of milk to the processors without compromising on quality issues

j) He/she will be responsible for Milk Grading, Processing, Packaging and Distribution

k) Carry out any other duties that from time to time may be assigned by the Manager or the Board of Directors.

l) Ensure that the plants’ operations and status are within the safeguards of law, contract and market quality standards and ensure that all licenses for quality purposes are in place.

Key Result Areas

  • Effective milk collection and quality system established
  • Milk procurement and quality policy document developed
  • Proper documentation and timely periodical report submission to the Production Manager.
  • Increase in milk collection, clean and good quality milk –reduction in milk spoilages
  • Effective communication and feedback system on quality established-communicate farmer complaints to the Manager or the Board of Directors in case there is any.
  • Milk Quality tests and controls
  • Processing of Dairy Products
  • Ensure proper hygiene and sanitation in the Factory
  • Maintenance of proper and accurate records.
  • Advise Farmers on Milk Quality.


a) Must have a Diploma/ Certificate in Dairy Technology or Food Science and Technology from a recognized institution. Relevant Bachelors Degree from a recognized University will be an added advantage.

b) Must have at least 1 year experience

c) Must be 25 to 35 years of age

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs, application letters and supporting documents to tarakwodairies@gmail.com stating their daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

Candidates can also physically drop their applications at the company offices or via Postal office addressed to;

The Board of Directors,
Tarakwo Dairies,
P.O Box 9319-30100.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach the office on or before 15th November 2020

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: November 5, 2020 — 7:25 am