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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