Nov 012016

Oct 31, 2016

About the company: Our Client is in cosmetics ingredients division which specializes in pure and organic fair trade essential and cold pressed vegetable seed oils, offering a broad spectrum of natural raw materials for cosmetic applications.
Job Title: Quality Control & Food Safety In-Charge
Reports to: Factory Manager
The Quality Control & Food Safety In-charge will be the overall In-charge of Product Quality and Food Safety at the factory. 

He / She will be tasked an essential role in the monitoring and advancement of the organization’s food safety in line with HACCP / FSSC / ISO 22000 and quality programs and take appropriate corrective action decisions where required. 
The successful QC technician will have a scientific base of knowledge, an entrepreneurial and tenacious character, and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within our company.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Excellent computer operation skills (MS Office)
  • Ability to understand and operate basic product testing equipment
  • High level of organizational skills, including written and verbal communication, creative problem solving, and commitment to company goals
  • Demonstrable working experience in management of food safety principles ISO 22000:2005/FSSC/HACCP,
  • Knowledge of Industrial Safety and Health principles and environment (OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2004)
  • Ability to speak to groups and conduct group trainings
  • Positive attitude towards continual improvement to food safety systems and Occupational Health and Safety programs.
  • Must command authority
Additional desired skills and qualifications:
  • Should be a Diploma/Degree holder in Chemical Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Food Science and Technology and Microbiology.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a busy ISO 22000 certified food processing establishment
  • Knowledge of ISO 22000:2005, GMP and Understanding of HACCP principles
  • Must have knowledge of EHS and OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2004.
  • Familiarity with modern food manufacturing processes and food safety systems
  • Experience with 3rd party food safety audits
  • Should have knowledge of Laboratory report writing.
  • should be self-driven and focused and ready to solve industrial challenge with minimum supervision
Job Duties
Perform process checks throughout the production, packaging, sanitation and warehousing functions of the company, including pre-operational checks, sanitation verification, label checks, net weight checks and package integrity checks.
  • Sampling work for all pre-shipment samples, consignments, in-process and finished product samples.
  • Calibrate test equipment
  • Schedule and execute sample submittals to external laboratories for batch testing.
  • Receive and document batch testing results from external laboratories.
  • Provide independent oversight of processes, verifying compliance to company standards and policies, and effectively communicating when there are deviations from standards or processes
  • Assist in training employees on food safety, company processes, Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of QC activities
  • Maintain organized inventory of retained samples
  • Monitor HACCP critical control pointsand Ensuring that the HACCP quality procedures are adhered to.
  • Participate in preparation for 3rd party safety audits
  • Maintain ongoing company compliance with all applicable regulations and 3rd party auditor requirements
  • Conduct research on Quality Assurance issues and deliver reports on research to management
  • Informing the Factory Manager on matters concerning quality and food safety.
Report to Factory Manager
He/ She should be responsible for any matters arising from quality and safety.

Qualified candidates to send their cvs to on or before 7th November 2016

Indicating the title above

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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