2 Entry Level Quality Assurance Assistant Job Placements – Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)

Organisation: Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Quality Control Officer/Analyst
About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment
arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in
partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic
development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the
industrial and economic development of Uganda. The Government of Uganda
received a grant from The Korean Government through Korea International
Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to facilitate construction of a Fruit Processing
factory. The factory is to be run under UDC as a subsidiary- Soroti Fruits
Limited (SOFTE). The company will produce ready to drink juice and concentrates
from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges and Mangoes.
Job Summary: The Quality
Assurance Assistant will ensure that the products manufactured are of good
quality and meet the customer expectations with legal compliance at all times.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Perform routine analysis of products, semi
    products, packaging material and raw materials to verify consistence with
    established standards
  • Carry out inspections of products and raw
    material on the production and reception floor
  • Develops and analyzes statistical data and
    product specifications to determine present standards and establish
    proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
  • In liaison with the Quality Control
    Officer formulate and maintain quality control objectives and coordinate
    objectives with production procedures to maximize product appeal,
    reliability and minimize costs.
  • Contribute to development of SOPs for
    efficient quality control operations
  • Perform simple repairs and calibrations of
    equipment with guidance of Quality Control Officer
  • Prepare reagents for laboratory tests
    where required.
  • Conduct sampling of products, semi
    products and raw materials
  • Prepare daily quality control reports and
    records for submission to the Quality Control Officer
  • Adhere to the health and safety and QMS
    guidelines at all times.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    Quality Control Officer



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a degree in Food
    Science/Industrial Chemistry/Microbiology and any other related
    discipline.
  • Two years of relevant experience in a
    similar field, FMCG industry is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in Food/beverage
    microbial analysis is desirable
  • Knowledge of various laws, regulations,
    guidelines, procedures affecting a manufacturing organization.
  • Knowledge of ISO Standards is desirable
  • Awareness of factory safety & health
    regulations
  • Age: Below 45 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications
accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda
Email to: hr@udc.go.ug
Deadline: 4th April 2018
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