Bsc Food Tech / Consumer sciences or related qualification
Any additional qualifications in Quality Control and / or Food Safety advantageous
HACCP and GMP s knowledge advantageous
Experience needed : At least 3 year’s relevant experience in the food processing industry
Able to effectively communicate with staff at all levels
Ability to conduct research and analyse data
Honesty, Integrity & Reliability
Critical thinking capabilities
Apply urgency in work done report faults urgently, take action urgently; results
Self-motivated : Ability to work with little supervision
A willingness to learn
Strong ability to multitask.
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines as this is a production factory
Good time management
Must have own transport
Ensure that specifications for all finished product is updated and approved by the customer and company.
New product development preparing spec sheets for imported products
Ensure that specifications for all Raw Materials is updated and approved by the supplier and company upon receipt
Ensure that all specifications are in compliance with all legal and customer requirements.
Ensure that all the suppliers’ questionnaires are signed and updated on an annual basis.
Conduct Cold store inspections / internal audits on an annual basis.
Ensure that all labels conform to legal requirements and is approved by the
Ensure that imported goods purchased by company is safe for human consumption, (Micro results and COC) upon receipt.
Ensure quality checks are conducted on ALL product to be received and to be dispatched, deviations reported to the Departmental Manager and corrective actions are conducted timely in the event of product non-conforming.
Assistance are given to the sales team with regards to quality related matters on stored product.
Compile investigative quality reports for traders / management.
Upload all container paperwork and product photographs on SAP.
Responsible for supervising of dispatch / receiving quality controllers.
Send Samples monthly to swift laboratory for microbiological analysis
Ensure that all imported goods get NRCS clearance
Investigate all company imports customer complaints and ensure that it is approved by the Quality Control Manager upon completion.
Ensure that all raw material purchases have the required label information by conforming to the R146 / 2010 label requirements.