Quality Controller Job

namibia dairies (pty)ltd - windhoek, namibia

a month ago


To monitor the quality of products produced in the factory and ensure that they are in adherence to set standards and product specifications, by performing product sampling and inspections. Additionally to continuously review and improve the production process to ensure that it is of adherence to the ISO standards and Food Safety standards.


  • Bachelors degree in food science/food technology.
  • 2 years experience in a factory/ laboratory environment preferably in the food/ FMCG environment


  • FMCG experience


  • Collect, test, and record samples as per the sampling plan to monitor conformance to specifications.
  • Conduct hygiene and safety analysis and tests on factory machine swabs, hand swabs, food safety swabs, and air plates.
  • Re-sample all out-of-specification results and report timeously to Supervisor Quality Control & Systems and lab Supervisor.
  • Verify, record, and account for all equipment/instruments used in the lab.
  • Accurately record details of all results on quality control charts and report deviations to the Manager Quality Assurance and/or Supervisor Quality Control & Systems immediately.
  • Conduct Quality Assurance Inspections and spot checks in the factory according to the sampling plan and immediately report deviations from specifications to the Supervisor Quality Control & Systems and Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Complete and maintain check sheets as per schedule to comply with Food Safety requirements.
  • Engage with and support Quality and Production teams to optimize the product quality and processes in line with ISO & Food Standards.
  • Support the implementation and improvement of quality control processes.
  • In the event where product deficiencies are identified, ensure that the products are identified with an On-hold or NCR sticker, and removed once the product has been cleared.
  • Communicate authorized quality-related concession to the Quality Controller & Systems Supervisor
  • Accurately complete all process-related documentation and ensure that relevant personnel sign off.
  • Where specifications are not met when testing, suggest corrective action to the responsible person, follow up on the outcome, and complete the corrective action form.
  • Give on-the-job training to processing and packaging personnel on quality-related matters.
  • Required to perform specific night shifts and tests and report on results of all sampling done.


  • Written communication reports, proposals, minutes, speeches
  • Working within the system/process/ process improvement
  • Pro-active thinking
  • Learning ability/continuous learning
  • Tenacity/perseverance/monitoring skill / internal control
  • Adaptability
  • Professionalism
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality Management Systems

Closing date: 14 March 2024

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

Requisition ID: 3816

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