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Quality Maintenance Engineer Job in Kenya

As a world leading company in food processing and packaging, Tetra Pak’s motto “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD” TM reflects the philosophy upon which we conduct our business in order to make food safe and available, everywhere.

Operating in more than 165 markets with over 20,000 employees, Tetra Pak believes in responsible industry leadership, creating profitable growth in harmony with good corporate citizenship and a sustainable approach to business.

We work closely with our suppliers and customers on preferred processing and packaging solutions to provide convenient, innovative and environmentally sound products to millions of people worldwide.

Quality Maintenance Engineer 

Scope of the job

The holder of this position, who will report to the Quality Assurance Manager, will champion quality maintenance and improvement within the production process, ensuring that production is done according to specification and anomalies are tackled by using World Class Manufacturing (WCM) approach and methodologies.

He will be a member of Quality Management (QM) pillar and will be responsible for claim, defect waste and Sigma Index.

Roles and Responsibilities;
  • Monitor the effectiveness of quality inspection and maintenance systems at the printer
  • Ensure that the barrier systems at the printer are functioning properly
  • Analyze, deploy and report total waste data on a daily basis and following up on any significant defect waste
  • Ensure that actions arising from defect waste analysis are implemented
  • Drive internal and external customer claims analysis and resolution
  • Monitor quality of raw materials used in production & ensure that they meet Tetra Pak’s specifications
  • In charge of claims or complaints process against suppliers for non- conforming raw materials
  • Lead, support, coach or participate in World Class Manufacturing teams in the factory
  • Organizing and conducting training for printer cell members on any quality aspects
  • Project management
  • Manage; calibrate laboratory equipment & process aides ensuring that their working status is kept up to date
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science & Technology or Process Engineering
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality tools and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Experience in a Manufacturing field will be an added advantage
  • Computer Knowledge with practical use of MS Word, MS PowerPoint and Excel
  • Minimum 4 years practical experience in manufacturing/printing environment
Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
  • Team work
  • Report writing & presentation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical thinking
  • Results oriented
  • Good team player
  • Accurate
  • Knowledge of WCM & SPC tools
If you think you match the above requirements, please send us your application with Up-to-date curriculum vitae, Citing your current remuneration package, to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Tetra Pak Limited
P.O. Box 78340, 00507, Nairobi

or email address: to reach us on or before 17th June 2011.

Any incidence of canvassing will lead to a candidate’s disqualification.

Only Short-listed Candidates will be contacted.

Tetra Pak is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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