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Quality Control Manager - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #14729
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Quality Control Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA Citizen
Degree ND/Degree in Food Technology or BsC in Food Science Biotechnology or Microbiology or related qualification required.

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

Our client in the FMCG industry is looking for a Quality Control Manager to join their team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop, update and/ or improved, implement (where necessary), and maintain the robust Food Safety Management System in place to conform to FSA, FSMS & GFSI, R1.46, SANS585, SANS788, and other related food regulations and legislation.
* Overseeing the Prerequisite Programs, Food Defence, Food Fraud and documentation thereof * Conduct hazard analysis and identify CCP’s, CP & Critical Limits.
* Conduct monthly Food Safety Meetings and obtain relevant trends and information for discussion.
* Establish and monitoring systems & maintain controls and documented procedures.
* To provide technical expertise to the team and help ensure the appropriate testing techniques are used to find defects early in the test cycle.
* Conduct and assist with third-party inspections and/ or audits (i.e. Pest Control).
* Liaise with regulatory officials ensuring compliance and assist in sample preparation.
* Drive the adoption of quality standards, practices, toolsets, and processes across all areas of the business.
* Identify and analyze and/ test the quality of seafood varieties for (general quality, parasites defects, and other problems), particularly when problems recur in multiple products; recommends and facilitates solutions to these issues.
* Handling general quality-related inquiries & identify and set appropriate quality standards and parameters for products.
* Inspect and analyze products against specifications and ensure the highest level of adherence. Assist in obtaining relevant information from Suppliers to update specifications accordingly and perform risk-based assessments. Ensure that Quality Controllers perform their duties correctly and that documentation is signed off reports, and related images are distributed to the sales team.
* Managing non-conformances; corrective & preventative measures * Responsible for Monthly Internal Auditing against the Systems in place and those audit findings are addressed and communicated effectively to affected departments.
* Ensure that Daily GMP checks are conducted by relevant staff members and those findings are addressed and communicated to the respectively affected departments.

Key Skills
* Strong leadership and supervisory skills required to manage and oversee a quality team with the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
* Someone who is hardworking, can think on their feet, loyal, and a team player.
* Keep a constant focus on the work.
* Attention to detail.
* Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills.
* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
* Computer literate (Excel, Word & Microsoft).
* Own transport.

  • Job Role: Quality Control Manager
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
* ND/Degree in Food Technology or BsC in Food Science Biotechnology or Microbiology or related qualification required.
* Any additional qualifications in Quality Control and/or Food Safety advantageous.
* Internal Auditing training advantageous.
* Minimum 3 years related experience (management of staff) - FMCG experience advantageous.

Additional Requirements

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