Quality assurance manager - pan afric impex

Job Summary

Assures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good automated manufacturing practice systems

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

About US:

Pan Afric Impex is is part of the Pan Afric Group of Companies which comprises of Pan Afric Commodities Ltd, Joha International (U) Ltd and Pan Afric Impex (U) Ltd.  Pan Afric has grown to become the leading large scale transportation and Logistics Company in Uganda and the East Africa region and deals in Coffee and Maize agricultural business activities.


Job Title:  Quality Assurance Manager

Report to: Operations Director

Main Function: Assures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good automated manufacturing practice systems; validating processes; providing documentation; managing staff.

ü  Responsible for ensuring that food products meet standards set by both their companies and regulatory authorities.

ü  Develop and review quality and safety policies and manage audits by third-party inspectors.

ü  Ensure improvement of food safety management system and overall increase in store audit scores.

ü  Train quality assurance employees and oversee manufacturing and production processes.


·         Investigating and setting standards for quality and health and safety;

·         Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international level;

·         Inspect processes and procedures and ensure good health and safety practice;

·         Meet with other supervisors and inspect facilities for compliance with standards, determining methods to resolve any issues that arise.

·         Determine, negotiate and agree on in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications;

·         Work with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures;

·         Investigate accidents and complaints and determining if there has been a breach of health and safety law;

·         Carry out examinations of machinery, working environments and structures, taking measurements of noise, heat, and vibrations, and taking photographs and samples where necessary;

·         Ensure workers are provided with suitable protective equipment, such as eye goggles, ear protectors or appropriate types of gloves and clothing;

·         Setting customer service standards;

·         Review customer feedback and respond to any complaints;

·         Assess customer requirements and ensuring that these are met;

·         Prepare reports on food quality status to relay to  upper-level management

·         Must be knowledgeable about all food safety standards that are customary within the food industry and mandated by government regulations

·         Keep records of all tests and inspections that have been conducted

·         Specify quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers

·         Writing management and technical reports and customers’ charters

·         Determine training needs, provide training and educational support to employers and new or trainee employees

  • Look at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency

·         Act as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality

·         Direct  objectives to maximise profitability

·         Record, analyse and distribute statistical information

·         Ensure stores use the system.

  • Monitoring performance of technical and production team by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports;
  • Supervise technical or laboratory staff.

Qualifications & Experience.

·         A bachelor's degree in a food-related discipline, such as food science, microbiology, chemistry, or food industry management or its equivalent.

·         Relevant courses that may be offered in these majors include food preservation, food chemistry, product development, food preparation, and food industry marketing.

·         At least 2 years of previous related work experience in the food industry, with a particular emphasis on supervisory experience, with 1 years in the quality control department..

·         QMS related training certificates will be an added advantage

·         Broad knowledge and understanding of Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) and root cause analysis techniques

·         Strong computer literacy

·         Knowledge occupational health and safety standards

Strong HR background    

Special Aptitudes 

·         Strong knowledge of and experience with food safety regulations

·         A keen eye for detail and a results driven approach

·         Confidential in all matters

·         Professional approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills.

·         Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

·         Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills

·         Strong IT skills Ability to work on own initiative

·         Ability to work in, and adapt to a rapidly changing environment

·         Ability to work co-operatively with others to complete tasks and implement process improvements

·         Flexible and co-operative at all times

An assertive but calm demeanor Self-motivated  

 How to Apply:

All suitably qualified applicants should send their applications with updated CVs in English to Email to: e.byamugisha@panafricimpex.co.ug and use " Quality Assurance Manager" as the subject.

Deadline for Applications: 5, September, 2018. 

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