Supervisor Quality & Laboratory Job

namibia dairies (pty)ltd - windhoek, namibia

22 days ago




PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:


Coordinate internal and external audits, manage non-conforming products, perform internal and external quality sampling activities, render Quality Assurance support to various departments, and facilitate Food Safety programs in compliance with the O & L Group Quality policies, food safety regulations, and Quality standards/specifications.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCES:


  • Bachelors degree in food science/food technology.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the food/ Processing industry of which 1-2 years should be at a supervisory level.

Preferred Advantageous:

  • FMCG experience
  • SAP Knowledge/Experience

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for investigating non-conformance and Incident reports on SAP Quality Management Incident Reporting.
  • Manage on-hold and non-conforming products as per policies and procedures.
  • Generate and drive closure of all quality-related non-conformance Reporting.
  • Ensure that the release procedure is followed when products are released from on-hold and NCR status.
  • Review and maintain an effective quality sample plan that meets internal and external standards and requirements.
  • Manage all ad hoc sampling as required by internal and/or external customers (e.g. trials, focus improvement initiatives, customer, and consumer complaints)
  • Evaluate and communicate results and trends to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Oversee and drive quality assurance outcomes based on quality control audit results.
  • Investigate and follow up on quality control-related matters reported by the various departments.
  • Facilitate activities for Pest Control, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Waste Management for the Manufacturing Plant.
  • Responsible for scheduling and conducting weekly operational meetings with all stakeholders.
  • Manage and monitor the time and attendance of all reporting lines via the Kronos system.
  • Review, maintain, and update documentation and relevant records to ensure compliance with the identified ISO codes.
  • Prepare Business System management performance reports both periodically and ad hoc.
  • Design and conduct training on food safety and ISO procedures as relevant internal stakeholders/departments require.
  • Assist with drafting, implementing, and maintaining policies, programs, and checklists in accordance with ISO and Food safety codes by providing information and recommendations to the Manager: Quality Assurance.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:


  • Written communication reports, proposals, minutes, speeches
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Pro-active thinking
  • Learning ability/continuous learning
  • Tenacity/perseverance/monitoring skill / internal control
  • Adaptability
  • Problem-solving skills / Sound judgment skills / Decision-making skills
  • Analytical ability/Business Analysis / Cognitive Capacity
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning and organizing

Closing date: 16 February 2024




O&L - a Great Place to Work.

Applicants meeting our requirements are invited to apply. O&L Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requisition ID: 3777

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