Reference Number: CCB220304-3
Job Title: Quality Assurance Technologist
Job Category: Manufacturing
Location: Dar es Salaam
Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd has an exciting opportunity in Manufacturing Department. We are looking for a talented individual with the relevant skills and experience in Manufacturing for a Quality Assurance Technologist position, which will based in Dar es Salaam. The successful candidate will report directly to the SHEQ Manager.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
- UNDERSTAND AND IMPLEMENT BUSINESS STREATEGIC PRIORITIES
Align Quality Goals and Objectives with Business Strategic Priorities; Engage with Internal Customers to Develop Partnerships and Capability; Leads the implementation of Quality (Control) at Source and the development of the Quality Assurance function at Plant and trade Levels; Leads the implementation of product freshness and consumer complaints reductions and response.
- ENSURE THAT PRODUCT AND PACKAGE QUALITY MEETS LEGAL INTERNAL AND TCCC REQUIREMENTS
Maintenance of the Quality system and ensure CCBA and TCCC standards are met; Ensure Quality Governance, Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Laboratory Practice standards are maintained in all facilities; Review and Interpretation of SPC data and ensuring that this knowledge is extended to the packaging team; Monitor the implementation of the non-conformance program. Final decision on rejections lies with the QAT. Routine verification of system compliance through traceability exercise; Ensure that the Sanitation Matrix is adhered to and ensure that data is reviewed by the QAQC. Review and action on CIP optimization report; Review all quality related Data review and ensure that daily data review routines are kept by QAQC’s and team leaders.
- MANAGE THE QUALITY AND LABORATORY ENVIRONMENT
Leads the CCBA QAQC function; Manage laboratory Equipment and Consumables (availability and workability/calibrated); Ensure that SPC and Capability Surveys as well as Trade Quality and age surveys are done at required frequencies; Oversee specialised testing e.g., Micro. Ensure that results are reviewed and assist production team leaders with trouble shooting and resolving of micro issues in the plant; Develops Quality Capability (Skills, Competence & Succession); Ensure that relevant reporting is done as per reporting schedules.
- DRIVE PROBLEM SOLVING AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES
Ensure that RCA processes relating to quality issues address the relevant root cause. Assist production teams with this process where required; Review quality issue trends and ensure that the appropriate RCA process is followed where basic RCA processes does not address the issues.
- MANAGE SAFETY, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS
Ensure compliance with safety, health and environmental policies and procedures and applicable; Contribute to the management of sustainable development issues to achieve key sustainable development targets
- HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Ensure individual KPI’s are aligned to KPI’S of Country Management Team; People development; Performance management; On-going, informal performance monitoring, feedback and coaching provided daily or as required; Leave processes conducted according to policy; Ensure good employee relations.
Skills, Experience & Education
The incumbent should have at least a B.Sc. in Food Science and Technology or related filed and a minimum of 5 years in Food Processing Plant as a Team Leader/Supervisor. Good process knowledge, preferably in a bottling environment. Strong communication skills, good leadership qualities, good analytical skills, and a demonstrated high level of integrity
The deadline for submitting the application is 08 March 2022.