Quality Controller Job Opportunity – Manufacturing Company

Job Title:      Quality Controller
Organisation: Manufacturing
Reports to: Production
About NFT:
NFT Consult, a
leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a large
manufacturing company in Uganda with a network across East, Central and
Southern Africa.
Job Summary:  The Quality Controller will manage the
achievement of the company’s Quality objectives including the overall quality
culture and compliance direction for all production and product relating
activities. The job holder will be actively engaged in developing and updating
quality improvement initiatives and non-conformity management programs. This
position is responsible for maintaining compliance with national/international
standards, and conducting internal and external quality audits. In addition, he
/ she will ensure that the product and services provided by the company are
continuously fit for the purpose, consistent and meets both external and
internal requirements. This includes statutory/legal compliance, customer
expectations and those of the Group/Company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensuring the achievement of quality and performance improvement
across the company
Assessing product specifications and customer
requirements and improving delivery schedule of our products.
Ensure that production processes meet international
and national standards
Considering application of environmental and health
and safety standards.
Bringing together operating staff of different
disciplines and driving the group to formulate and agree comprehensive quality
Performing tests and checks, often in a laboratory
Ensuring tests and procedures are properly understood,
carried out and evaluated and that product modifications are investigated if
Collating and analyzing performance data against
defined parameters.
Writing technical and management system reports.
Pinpointing relevant quality-related training needs
and more so training and mentoring new staff.
The incumbent will be devising and establishing a
company’s quality procedures, standards and specifications.
The incumbent will also ensure timely customer
feedback and that their complaints are adequately managed and sent to managers
where necessary.
Assessing and rating suppliers
In charge of reviewing and updating quality control
Working closely with other managers, staff, and
external agencies e.g. UNBS, NEMA particularly in areas such as design,
production and compliance.
Milk Reception
Inspect, test, and sample incoming raw milk for
defects and any deviations from specifications.
Records and trend the results.
Informs Production manager of any deviations
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should preferably hold a Degree in
Industrial Chemistry, Engineering and Production, food Science and Dairy
At least three years’ experience in an FMCG or food
Implementation of systems, Standards, SOPS, related
to Quality
Technical writing experience (i.e. inspection
procedures, procedures, protocols, final reports, etc.)
Computer literacy skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS
Project, Internet, MS PowerPoint.
Must be able to work on cross-functional teams, as
well as independently (i.e. little to no supervision).
Read and understand work-related materials 
Keen attention to detail is central to the job in
order to detect defects that could be easily missed by the consumer but still
present a safety risk, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively
when reporting issues and defects is necessary.
spoken and written communication skills
Technical knowledge in the food & beverage
Working knowledge of relevant legislation and
quality control standards
Excellent organizational skills and a methodical
approach to work
The ability to prioritize workloads and meet project
Possess the ability to pay close attention to detail
Good team working skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on
the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web
link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.
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