Food Quality Assurance And Quality Control Officer

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

a year ago


  • Analyse possible reasons for product defects and quality lapses.
  • Develop SOPs and infrastructure requirements for laboratories and optimal calibration standards in line with good laboratory practice (GLP) requirements.
  • Develop inspection and testing protocols for materials, products, and packaging.
  • Develop methods for the testing quality of materials, products, and packaging.
  • Develop product and process quality metric reports.
  • Develop sampling plans for quality control purposes.
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) that are aligned with regulatory requirements, industry guidelines, and the organization's policies.
  • Establish SOPs and conditions for handling, storage, and preservation of samples.
  • Implement plans and strategies to support the provision of safe food products.
  • Inspect facilities, equipment, products, or production lines to ensure food is prepared according to safety regulations and situational health sections.
  • Lead quality and food safety-related audits.
  • Lead traceability investigations on the source of quality lapses and other product issues.
  • Participate in quality management system reviews and promote quality and food safety policies to all personnel.
  • Review reports and develop guidelines and standard practices for data documentation and analysis.
  • Specify the protocols and laboratory infrastructure and equipment to be inspected and tested.
  • Verify alignment of sampling documentation, testing activities, and procedures with established protocols to identify issues.
  • Verify quality control (QC) records, test results, and reports for regulatory authorities.



  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science or Microbiology / Biology preferred or Comparable Industry Experience.
  2. Minimum 5 years of experience in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment.
  3. Thorough knowledge of GMP, FDA/USDA and Food Safety, SOPs, and GMO-free.

Closing Date: 21 April 2023

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