Agribusiness Quality Controller Job in Kenya

Greengro International Ltd
We are a company in Agribusiness and seeking to recruit a Quality Controller – Herbs.

The position holder will be responsible for inspection of all farm produce to ensure that they meet the quality requirements.

Implement and monitor procedures, standards and specifications aimed at meeting a company’s and clients food quality goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare reports on 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,
  • Monitors the processes to verify food safety, quality, and sanitation performance and ensure compliance with set standards.
  • 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.
  • Ensure compliance to all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures and cleanliness standards at the farm including proper use of PPES by staff
  • Supervise the staff on quality and sanitation functions, providing training on food safety, sanitation, product quality and specifications.
  • Inspect products to ensure they are safe and of a high quality before releasing them to the market.
  • Monitor pest control at the farm and discusses all pest control problems with Agronomists.
  • Use a checklist to confirm products are packaged safely, and have expiration dates and instructions about storage and use.
  • Ensure that all the instructions related to hygiene, health and safety are carried out without fail.
  • To understand and implement a quality management system as required.
  • Ensuring that the packhouse and the cold storage areas are always clean
  • Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.
  • Review customer feedback and respond to any complaints.

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma or Degree in Agriculture
  • Atleast 2 years as a QC in a farm producing Herbs
  • 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 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) management system
  • Assimilate new information quickly and react positively to new and challenging opportunities
  • Familiarity with food regulations

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements kindly share your CV to hr@greengroint.com by 20th June 2021

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Updated: June 9, 2021 — 7:35 am