Fresher Quality Assurance Assistant Job Careers – Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE)

Job Title:    Quality Assurance Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Quality Control & Assurance Manager


About US:

Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE) is a fruit processing plant and a subsidiary of Uganda Development Corporation (UDC). The company will also produce ready to drink fruit juice as well as concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges, Mangoes and Pineapples.


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
  • Perform inspections of products and raw material on the production and reception floor
  • Develop and analyze 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 Analyst, 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 Analyst
  • 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 Analyst
  • Adhere to the health and safety and QMS guidelines at all times.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Quality Control Analyst.

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.
  • 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
  • Problem solving and good decision making
  • Analytical
  • Flexible and willing to work long hours
  • Computer literate
  • Quality conscious


How to Apply:

All applications must be accompanied with a detailed CV, Copies of academic transcripts and certificates, National ID, Telephone contact, Names and addresses of three referees in one pdf attachment. All applications must be sent to mail and should be addressed to:


The Chief Executive Officer,

Soroti Fruits Limited,

Plot 1-4, Pineapple Road, Soroti Industrial & Business Park, Arapai,

  1. O. Box 154, Soroti. Uganda


Deadline: 7th October 2022 by 5:00pm


NB: Females are encouraged to apply.


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