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
Making sure labelling is accurate
Checking that production methods meet relevant
Dealing with customer feedback and complaints, and
passing on issues to managers where necessary
Assessing and rating suppliers
Routinely reviewing and updating quality control
Training and mentoring new staff
Sending reports to management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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
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
Product storage, dispatch
Ensures FIFO is maintained in the coldrooms
Checks that vehicles are maintained clean and that
correct loading temperatures are maintained.
Managing Audits:
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.
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.
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
Looking at ways to reduce waste and increase
Defining quality procedures in conjunction with
operating staff;
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
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
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
Technical knowledge in the food & beverage
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
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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