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  • Posted: May 18, 2017
    Deadline: May 31, 2017
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    Founded in 1987 by the Chedda family, Kenafric Industries Limited is one of the largest manufacturers of Confectionery, Food, Footwear, and Stationery products in Kenya. Kenafric employs over 1500 people directly and touches the lives of more than 7500 people indirectly. The vision of the founders and relentless hard work over 25 years has given Kenafric ...
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    Quality Manager

    Job Description

    Department & Section: QA & PD

    Reports To: Quality and Product Development Manager

    Location: KIL

    Main purpose of this position: Manage quality assurance and quality control in the organization’s processes and systems in adherence to the standard operating procedure to achieve the organization’s business objectives.

    Key deliverables for this position

    1. Formulate, document and maintain quality assurance and control standards and on-going quality control objectives.
    2. Maintain and improve quality standards to create consumer preference.
    3. Implement EHS and regulatory standards
    4. Drive cost initiatives through efficiency in the organization’s procedures.

    Key Responsibilities

    1. Executing the departmental strategy through processes and procedures to achieve the institutions objectives
    2. Ensuring compliance to all statutory and system requirements
    3. Ensuring quality of product according to customer specifications
    4. Setting quality, health and safety standards.
    5. Monitoring performance on quality by gathering relevant data and producing reports on the same.
    6. Conduct internal trainings on quality improvement.
    7. Develop, review and improve SOP’s for all departments and make recommendations.
    8. Ensuring quality of processes from supplier materials for production.
    9. Looking for ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency in the organizations’ SOP’S
    10. Serve as the company’s Quality management representative by co-ordinating internal and external audits.
    11. Developing and cascading the individual targets through a performance management structure while inspiring team to achieve the departmental scorecard in line with overall objective
    12. Implementing best practices in quality management & respective areas of work
    13. Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

    Financial Resources / Other key Resources / Assets

    • People
    • Material / Product

    Direct Reports (Jobs reporting to this position)

    • QC Supervisor
    • Lab Technician
    • Microbiologist

    Key Interfaces


    • All departments


    • Auditors
    • Consumer

    Academic Qualifications

    • Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

    Professional Qualifications

    • Certified Kaizen Practitioner

    Job / Functional Skills

    • Reporting Sills
    • Quality Control
    • Quality Assurance
    • Inter-personal skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Lean and Kaizen Skills
    • Audit Skills
    • TQM- Total Quality Management

    General Skills

    • Teamwork
    • Customer Service
    • Communication Skills
    • IT skills
    • SAP
    • Time Management


    • Customer Centric
    • Ownership
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Leadership

    Relevant Experience

    • At-least 5 year(s) relevant experience

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and FMCG experience, please send your application letter and CV quoting the job title on the email subject (QUALITY MANAGER) to by 31st May, 2017

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