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Quality Controller Job Placement – True North Consult Limited (Dairy Processing Plant – UHT)

Job Title:    Quality Controller
Organisation: True North
Consult Limited (Dairy Processing Plant – UHT)
About US:
TrueNorth is a people management consultancy in Uganda that is run by
qualified Human Resource Management Professionals and they would like to
recruit for a valuable client, a Dairy Processing Plant – UHT.
Job Summary: The Quality
Controller will be responsible for:
·        
Finding and removing faults at fixed stages of the
production process
·        
Testing microbiological, chemical and physical
samples
·        
Making sure labelling is accurate
·        
Checking that production methods meet relevant
legislation.
·        
Dealing with customer feedback and complaints, and
passing on issues to managers where necessary
·        
Assessing and rating suppliers
·        
Routinely reviewing and updating quality control
policies
·        
Training and mentoring new staff
·        
Sending reports to management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Milk Reception:
·        
Routinely inspect, test, and sample incoming raw
milk for defects and any deviations from specifications.
·        
Records and trend the results.
·        
Regularly informs production manager of any
deviations
2.
Silo Storage:
·        
Inspects and monitors quality of raw milk in the
storage silos and informs production of which milk to start with and which to
use to different products
·        
Ensures that silos have been cleaned adequately
using the In-process monitoring
·        
Inspect, test, and sample materials or products for
defects and deviations from specifications.
·        
Observe and monitor production operations and
equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and make or order necessary
process adjustments.
·        
Checks that correct pasteurization, sterilization
temperatures are met
·        
Checks that product weights are within specification
·        
Ensure that manufacturing or production processes
meet international and national standards
3.
Product storage, dispatch
·        
Ensures FIFO is maintained in the coldrooms
·        
Checks that vehicles are maintained clean and that
correct loading temperatures are maintained.
4.
Managing Audits:
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Works closely with external audit bodies and regulatory
authorities in conducting external audits
·        
Conducts supplier audits in conjunction with
Production Manager
·        
Carries out internal audits and reports on findings
·        
Investigates audit findings and close them.
5.
Taking corrective action:
·        
Discuss inspection results with those responsible
for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
·        
Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment
not meeting specifications.
6.
QMS Management:
·        
Devising and establishing a company’s quality
procedures, standards and specifications;
·        
Reviewing customer requirements and making sure they
are met;
·        
Working with purchasing staff to establish quality
requirements from external suppliers;
·        
Setting standards for quality as well as health and
safety;
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Looking at ways to reduce waste and increase
efficiency;
·        
Defining quality procedures in conjunction with
operating staff;
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Setting up and maintaining controls and
documentation procedures;
·        
Responsible for monitoring performance by gathering
relevant data and producing statistical reports;
·        
Making suggestions for changes and improvements and
how to implement them;
·        
Using relevant quality tools and making sure
managers and other staff understand how to improve the business;
·        
Making sure the company is working as effectively as
possible to keep up with standards
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in a
relevant field of study.
·        
At least three years of practical experience
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of food safety,
food laboratory practices, GMP, HACCP, PMO, Pest Control and basic Sanitation
practices.
·        
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
·        
Technical knowledge in the food & beverage
industry
·        
Working knowledge of relevant legislation and
quality control standards
·        
Good organizational skills and a methodical approach
to work
·        
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
·        
Possess the ability to prioritize workloads and meet
project deadlines
·        
The ability to pay close attention to detail
·        
Good team working skills.
·        
Be able to adapt to changing priorities and
conditions.
·        
Willingness to work flexible shift’s depending on
project/production requirements.
·        
Ability to multi-task
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send updated CVs and
application letters to: jobs@truenorthafrica.com and clearly indicate the job
applied for in the subject. The applications should not exceed 2MB. Only
Shortlisted applicants shall be contacted
Deadline: 27th August 2015
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