Quality Controller Job in Kenya

Key Purpose Statement

To ensure that the bottling process meets the product and packaging quality requirements.

Key Duties & Responsibilities    

  • Build strategic SHEQ understanding  
  • Understand the Manufacturing Process and equipment in order to advise manufacturing management on possible issues on the quality of the product.
  • Authorities to stop / not stop the line within established procedures.
  • Escalate quality issues to the Manufacturing Manager and Unit Manager when necessary.
  • Ensure the alignment of quality control with the Supply Chain Way principles and work practices.
  • Update and follow work instructions as per the Quality Management Systems on the line.
  • Drive Quality Improvement in Manufacturing
  • Identify and interpret standards and specifications for the relevant environment e.g. Processing, Water Treatment, Packaging & Final Product in the Warehouse.
  • Prepare relevant apparatus, equipment and reagents according to the testing method.
  • Take samples following required sampling methods and procedures.
  • Pass conforming product samples.
  • Record results in the required format, and communicate to the relevant stakeholders.

  • Identify non-conformances and communicate to relevant personnel for corrective action.
  • Conduct SPC studies according to the SPC procedure.
  • Complete bottle burst surveys according to the procedure.
  • Complete an age survey in the warehouse.
  • Manage the Laboratory
  • Comply with quality systems, standards and practices.
  • Interpret and apply GLP and GMP requirements in the laboratory.
  • Comply with requirements of the QMS, policies, SOP’s and work instructions.
  • Maintain safety, health and environment standards
  • Comply with safe working procedures / signage and standards.
  • Request personal protective equipment and use and maintain this in accordance with procedures and legislation.
  • Carry out work according to relevant Environment, Health and Safety standards.
  • Apply knowledge of company commitment and priorities on Sustainable Development issues as well as local targets and initiatives to identify opportunities for action.
  • Make a personal contribution, and encourage team members to make a tangible difference in achieving SD targets (water, energy and waste).
  • Contribute to the management of SD issues to achieve key sustainable development targets.
  • Manage Self
  • Communicate professionally.
  • Pro-actively encourage participation, problem solving and idea sharing in team meetings and daily. interactions to continuously entrench thinking and application of WCM principles.
  • Develop self-awareness.

Skills, Experience & Education    

Minimum Requirement

  • Degree/Diploma in Food Science.


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in FMCG industry


  • All aspects of packaging operations and process controls 


  • Administration
  • Assertiveness
  • Compliance, Governance and Ethics
  • Detailed focused
  • Problem solving and analysis
  • Routine
  • Self-discipline
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player

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