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Quality Assurance Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

We are a highly specialized industrial concern in the core business of manufacture of Metal Crowns and Plastic Closures for blue chip customers. We are located at industrial area, Nairobi.

We are interested in recruiting a highly qualified
 Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) to effectively maintain quality standards and ensure food safety for all company products as well as implement new guidelines from our major customers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors/Masters Degree in Science - Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry and related discipline.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of active work in a busy manufacturing environment.
Computer Skills:
  • The right candidate must be thoroughly conversant with all computer applications.
Managerial Competencies:
  • Coordination and implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) relating to food safety and product compliance.
  • Maintenance of an effective Quality Assurance System such as internal audit, gap assessment, verification, traceability exercise etc.
  • Train and develop staff on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and competitive quality.
  • Train staff on various production systems per customer requirements.
  • Coordinate Factory Laboratory activities.
  • Develop and keep in place good communication and follow up of quality performance indicators.
  • Plan and advise management on any quality issue relating to the products from the factory.
  • Institute quality control schedules for packaging and raw materials, in process, finished products as well as environment.
  • Review all quality monitoring schemes for production and engineering departments in order to achieve set target standards.
  • Plan and organize with other department the introduction and maintenance of proper and acceptable sanitary and house-keeping schedules for the entire factory and for specific production areas per hygiene standards for different products.
  • Make sound decisions on matters affecting product quality and take prompt and appropriate corrective measures in conjunction with other departments.
  • Play a leading role on various Audits both internal and external in the way of generating, keeping and availing for Audits standard product process documents. Competently deal and handle ISO Certifications and other Food Related Systems.
  • Be keen, ready and competent enough to fulfill the various functional responsibilities related to the position in a pro-active way.
  • Be a mature person above thirty (30) years of age.
Interested candidates should send their application letter together with detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, three professional referees and a day time telephone/cell phone contact by 15th Nov 2011:

DN.A 1138
P.O. Box 49010-00100

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