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Quality Controller at Puratos Kenya

Quality Controller at Puratos Kenya,

Position Overview

Based at our Kenya office, we are currently looking for a:

Quality Controller

(Nairobi, Kenya)

The Quality controller shall report to the operations manager

Key Accountabilities

  • Making personal and collective contribution to achieve Zero Accidents at the workplace through compliance to the 10 Golden Rules to Zero Accidents
  • Factory Hygiene: ensuring factory staff adhere to hygiene standards, and the facility is maintained at set Group Hygiene levels.
  • Routine follow up on quality related Institutional, Statutory and Legal requirements with the relevant bodies (ISO, KEBS, NEMA, Count Government, Halaal)
  • Implementation and follow up on quality management systems (ISO, GFSI)
  • Inspection of all incoming Raw & Packaging materials to ensure compliance to set specifications and requirements.
  • Conducting In Process Quality Control checks from Pre-Scaling, Production to Warehouse transfer.
  • Monitoring CCPs and O-PRPs at the frequencies dictated by the HACCP plans.
  • Quality Inspection of all Finished Goods and relevant approvals before transfer from post-Production to Warehouse Stock
  • Analyzing supplier samples and providing timely reports and advice
  • Conducting Supplier Audits to ensure compliance in the supply of quality raw materials and packaging materials.
  • Follow up on customer complaints as per Company Policy and HACCP guidelines
  • Overseeing the creation of Quality Assurance related management reports and accurate recordkeeping
  • Enforcing the established Standard Operating Procedures for process control while continuously monitoring the entire process
  • Control of product non-conformities are managed on all fronts, documenting and isolating to avoid accidental use.
  • Monitoring and review shelf-life of all materials in accordance with the prescribed process.
  • Actively taking part in the handover of new projects by of R & D Department to Production and the development of already-existing ones.
  • Any other responsibilities as maybe assigned by relevant authorities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry or any other related field
  • Working experience under ISO Certification; QMS/FSMS/FSSC
  • At least 1 experience in FMCG environment; working experience in milling industry an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge in MS applications especially MS Excel

Required Competencies

  • Strong communication skills (be a good communicator, has a good didactive approach and a good speaker).
  • Flexible personality and attitude: open-minded, honest, social, respect, team player.
  • Proactive

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Quality Controller at Puratos Kenya

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