2 Quality Control Officer Job Opportunities – Mukwano Group of Companies

Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/QC/15/01/2018
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Quality
Control Manager
About US:
The Mukwano Group of Companies
is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in the Great
Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in soaps, edible
cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care products and plastics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performing
    analyses of production, semi products and raw materials.
  • Reviewing
    and update quality control procedures.
  • Planning,
    coordinating, and directing quality control programs designed to ensure
    continuous production of products consistent with established standards.
  • Developing
    and analyzing statistical data and product specifications to determine
    present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability
    expectancy of finished product.
  • Work
    closely with the Quality Control Manager Formulate and maintain quality
    control objectives and coordinate objectives with production procedures to
    maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  • Tasked
    with administering of laboratories including preparing requisitions for
    reagents; preparing relevant reports and technical guidance to laboratory
    staff.
  • Overseeing
    sampling of products and semi products.
  • Preparing
    quality control reports and record keeping.
  • Adhering
    to the health and safety and QMS guidelines at all times.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Mukwano Quality Control Officer job opportunity must
    hold a Bachelors of Science or Higher Diploma in Industrial Chemistry,
    food science and technology or any other related discipline.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in Quality Control lab in a manufacturing
    set up in a related business.
  • Previous
    experience in determination of Protein, Crude Fiber, Sand Silica, Oil
    Content, Moisture etc.
  • Experience
    in operating and handling of instruments such as Spectrophotometer, Ph
    Meter, Karl -fischer, Auto Analyzer, Visco meter etc. is desirable
  • Knowledge
    of various laws, regulations, guidelines, procedures affecting a
    manufacturing organization.
  • Knowledge
    of ISO Standards is desirable
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with Mukwano Group should send their applications with copies of academic
credentials, testimonials, L.C 1 letter, National ID and detailed Curriculum
Vitae indicating contact details of three (3) referees should to be sent via post
or hand delivered to: The Human Resource Department, Mukwano Group of
Companies, P. O. Box 2671, Kampala, Uganda. E-mail applications can also be
sent to: recruitment@mukwano.com. Please clearly quote the job reference as
subject of your E-mail. Attachments should not exceed 2 MB.
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
Deadline: 27th January 2018

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