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  • Posted: Apr 13, 2018
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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


    Ensuring that all aspects of Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures, systems and policies are maintained to ensure that products meet the established standards of quality including usability, regulatory approval and performance


    • Formulate, document and maintain Quality Assurance and Quality Control standards & policies and on-going quality control objectives.
    • Maintain and improve quality standards to create consumer preference.
    • Implement and monitor regulatory standards
    • Drive cost initiatives through efficiency in the organization’s procedures.


    • Develop, interpret and implement Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures and standards, including SOP, KPI’s, GMP’s etc;
    • Evaluate adequacy of Quality Assurance and Quality Control standards. Ensuring compliance to all statutory and system requirements eg KEBS
    • Devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data. Review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems.
    • Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality.
    • Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities.
    • Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues and develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions.
    • Analyse data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system and prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities.
    • Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards
    • Coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers and evaluate audit findings to develop and implement appropriate corrective actions
    • Ensuring quality of processes from supplier materials for production.
    • Looking for ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency in the organizations’ SOP’S
    • Responsible for document management systems
    • Developing and cascading the individual targets through a performance management structure while inspiring team to achieve the departmental scorecard in line with overall objective
    • Implementing best practices in quality management & respective areas of work
    • Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

    Critical Success Factors for the Job

    Job Specifications

    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree – in a Science related field

    Professional Qualifications

    • Certifications in Food safety, KAIZEN and First Aid.
    • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience.
    • Knowledge of food product testing.

    Key Drivers

    Job / Functional Skills

    • Reporting Skills
    • 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.
    • Experience with implementation of corrective action programs.
    • Product or industry-specific experience in the food sector.

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application letter and CV quoting the job title on the email subject to

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