1 Jun 2016

Glacier Products Quality Assurance Manager 2016

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Glacier Products Limited, the manufacturers of ice cream (Dairyland, Mio, Amore and Chocolates) seeks to recruit a Quality Assurance Officer who will be based in our Kikuyu Chocolate Plant.
The Position will be reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Job Purpose: The Job entails planning, coordination and controlling of all the activities of the quality assurance department at Glacier Products Ltd – Kikuyu Branch.



General Responsibilities / Duties:-
  • Maintaining all the quality records for the plant and in real time.
  • Ensuring that all products produced by the plant meet the set standards for both quality and safety.
  • Organizing and undertaking of staff trainings on SOPs, GMPs, food safety policies and process procedures for existing and new staff.
  • Undertaking of weekly hygiene audits for the staff in the plant, and monitoring the hygiene of the process staff and the plant on a daily basis.
  • Organizing and ensuring that GMP audits are done monthly.
  • Ensuring Housekeeping in the plant is properly done, raw materials and packaging materials are stored correctly to maintain their quality and integrity in storage.
  • Undertaking a final product inspection before dispatch.
  • Management of the plant sanitation and cleaning activities by ensuring that the cleaning and sanitation equipment and detergents are available all the time and cleaning is done on time.
  • Management of the plant laboratory.
  • Sampling and running analysis of samples and organizing for external lab testing in liaison with the head office.
  • Preparation of COAs incase required for the dispatched product batches.
  • Help in the setting up of the food safety system in the plant, training of staff on food safety and ensuring that the system is well implemented.
  • Coordination of the activities of SHE in the plant.
  • Any other duties that may be allocated to the staff by the management.
Job Skills & Personal Attributes:-
  • Possess planning and organizational skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Good interpersonal  and People Management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
Academic Qualifications
  • A Diploma in food science and technology or related discipline with 3 years experience in a quality assurance/control department in a food processor.
  • Knowledge of ISO 22000:2005 is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in GMPs

Relevant working experience: Must have three years working experience in a FMCG environment.


How to Apply

If you meet the above minimum requirements and willing to take up the challenge drop your CV and copies of certificates in the HR Office or email to [email protected] on or before 6th June, 2016.

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