Quality Assurance and R&D Officer

September 15, 2022
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Job Description

• Organise workflow to meet specifications.
• Determine the minimum stock level for production and request for stocks from logistics to avoid shortage of raw & packaging materials.
• Develop and implement health and safety procedures for the organisation.
• Monitoring all operations that affect quality by ensuring that workers adhere to quality standards.
• Ensure all production processes meet quality and industry standards.
• Check product quality and ensure that they meet quality standards.
• Ensure manufacturing process run in a smooth, cost-effective and timely manner.
• Conduct qualitative analysis on raw materials to ensure that they meet quality local and international standards.
• Follow-up on GSA and FDA certifications for shipments to ensure that shipments meet standard procedures.
• Provide the logistics team with specific dimensions and quantities of raw and packaging materials required for production.
• Review production plans and ensure they meet sales demands.
• Investigate all quality issues that would be reported by the sales team.
• Conduct Quarterly training for all staff.

Requirements
• Degree in Food Science Technology from a recognised Tertiary institution.
• A Master’s Degree in Food Science Technology is an added advantage. Or
• A Master’s Degree would be required for people with less than two (2) years’ experience.
• Four (4) years’ experience in a related role
• Ability to use quick books
• Ability to use MS Word, Excel and Outlook
• Ability to analyse figures and product results and ensure products meet quality standards.