New KCC Quality Assurance Officer Job 2017




Join the largest dairy processor and be a part of a dynamic team delivering life’s goodness everyday

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland and Mala among others.


We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and result driven person to fill the following vacant position:


Quality Assurance Officer



Job Ref: HR/QAO/01/08/2017
Job Purpose: The Quality Assurance Officer will be reporting to the Head of Quality Assurance (functionally) and Factory Manager (administratively).


He/She will ensure that all products are manufactured in accordance to the set standards by overseeing and monitoring all the stages of the production process

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as the organizations food-safety team leader and overseeing the laboratory activities at the factory to ensure quality at all times
  • Analyzing and interpreting the laboratory results and advising the relevant department
  • Undertaking frequent inspections of the factory and its surroundings and identifying safety hazards and informing the relevant authorities of the same
  • Conducting quality audits at the factory, depot and in the market and reporting on the same along with recommendations on improvements
  • Training employees on food safety and proper manufacturing practices
  • Reporting on quality, stock utilization and cost of quality to the head office
  • Handling customer complaints pertaining to quality matters
  • Participating in the analysis of returned products
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Candidate Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science & Technology / Dairy Technology or related field
  • Certified in Quality Management System (QMS) will be an added advantage
  • 5 – 6 years’ experience

Work Related Skills

  • Proficient with office computer applications
  • Prior experience supervising a unit / others doing similar work
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Well-developed report writing skills
  • Time management skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills




How to Apply

If you meet the specified requirements, send ONLY a hard copy application with a daytime telephone number and a detailed CV, copies of certificates and contacts of at least 3 referees to: Managing Director New Kenya Co-operative Creameries P.O. Box 30131 – 00100 G.P.O. Nairobi Closing Date: Monday 12th June 2017,5 p.m. Please note that all applications MUST be sent through the above address NOT later than date specified. NEW KCC is an equal opportunity employer.