New KCC Head of Quality Assurance Job in Kenya

Jun 5, 2017

Join the largest dairy processor and be a part of a dynamic team delivering life’s goodness everyday

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland and Mala among others. 

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and result driven person to fill the following vacant position:

Head of Quality Assurance 

Ref: HR/HQA/01/03/2017
Job Purpose: The Head of Quality Assurance will be reporting to the Chief Manager, Factory Operations.
He/ She will coordinate quality management systems as well as ensure implementation of food safety systems of the procurement, processing and marketing of milk.
Key Responsibilities
  • Reviewing of general quality performance at all locations
  • Analyzing statistical data and producing specifications to establish standards of quality
  • Developing a quality policy and formulating a sampling procedure and creating forms as well as instructions for recording and reporting on quality
  • Implementing methods and procedures for the disposal of damaged products
  • Overseeing the staff in the Quality Assurance section
  • Preparing and controlling the departmental budget
  • Overseeing and provide technical support to new product development
  • Oversee periodic Quality Audits at the processing facilities
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with external quality and environmental governing bodies
  • Generate Quality Compliance Reports and documentation, including review and implementation of work instructions and procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
The Candidate Specifications
  • Masters Degree in Science or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree Food Science & Technology / Dairy Technology or related field
  • Certified in Quality Management Systems (QMS) from KEBS or related certification
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in middle level management with 3 years in similar position
Essential Skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial capabilities - Administer Psychometric Test
  • Prior experience managing a section in a busy environment
  • Exceptional planning and organization skills
How to Apply

If you meet the specified requirements, send ONLY a hard copy application with a daytime telephone number and a detailed CV, copies of certificates and contacts of at least 3 referees to:

Managing Director

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries
P.O. Box 30131 – 00100 G.P.O.

Closing Date: Monday 12th June 2017,5 p.m.

Please note that all applications MUST be sent through the above address NOT later than date specified.

NEW KCC is an equal opportunity employer.


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