Quality Assurance Manager at Brookside Africa Limited




Brookside Africa Limited, a leading market player in the dairy sector, is seeking to recruit highly qualified committed and experienced individuals for the following position.
Our vision is to be the market leader in East and Central Africa for milk and milk products and be the benchmark in the industry.
Our operations are focused in the manufacture of safe quality milk and milk products.
REPORTING TO GENERAL MANAGER - MANUFACTURING
Job Objective
To develop, document and implement Quality Assurance Standards based on the requirements of ISO, National and Regional Standards and ensure compliance to all Legal and Statutory requirements. To also ensure that the company products are consistent, processes are validated and appropriate documentation is kept.
Key Responsibilities

Ensure consistent safe and quality products are produced that meet customer requirements
Validate documentation and processes along the entire value chain
Coordinate and procure suitable lab equipment
Plan, monitor and review test results as per policy
Develop Quality Assurance plans by conducting hazard analysis, identify critical control points and preventative measures
Actively participate in Dairy Stakeholders, Product Design and Formulation meetings
Ensure compliance with Food Safety and Quality Standards for raw materials and finished products
Manage the procedure for Product release and traceability in cooperation with Production, Supply Chain and Sales
Analyze data aimed at improving the Quality Assurance System and operations
Develop and provide training for Food Safety and Quality requirements
Conduct company Food Safety audits as well as manage third party audits
Update existing Food Safety procedures and documentation to keep up with changing requirements
Oversee proper hygiene maintenance in the factory

Minimum qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills

Should have a Bachelor's degree in Food Science and Technology, Dairy Science and Technology
Should have over 6 years working experience in Food and beverage Industry
Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, FSSC 22000:2005, ISO 14001;2015 and OHSAS 18001;2007
Proven process audit skills.
Must demonstrate leadership and management skills
Excellent communication, analytical and trouble shooting skills
Ability to make independent and objective decisions
Must be a team leader