Quality Assurance Manager/Principal Agriculture Officer Job, Current Kenyan Quality Assurance Vacancies,

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Duties and Responsibilities

The officer at this level will be responsible to the Managing Director of the company.

Quality Assurance manager makes sure that the food manufacturing process is safe by monitoring and controlling the production process from raw ingredient intake to packaging of finished products.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Setting customer service standards.
  • Determining, negotiating and agreeing on in-house quality producer’s standards and qualifications.
  • Specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers.
  • Ensuring that manufacturing process comply with standards.
  • Encouraging change and improvement in performance and quality.
  • Directing objectives to maximize profitability.
  • To improve development and test processes so that defect doesn’t arise when the products’ is being developed.
  • Identify and rectify the defect in finished products.
  • Identifying and eliminating sources of quality problems to ensure that customer requirement are continually met.
  • Processing checklist.
  • Record keeping.
  • Process documentation and project audit.
  • Problem hunting and solving.
  • Ensuring high quality product is delivered to customers.
  • Controls supplies, raw materials, processes and finished product quality and safety.
  • Raw materials, packaging supply quality and documentation.

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of five (5) years as assistant quality Assurance manager or incomparable and relevant position in a reputable food processing company;
  • bachelor’s degree in food science, food technology or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • gained a wide experience and demonstrated professional competence in food processing company;
  • Be in possession of senior management course lasting not less than four weeks;
  • Demonstrable knowledge in operations management shall be an added advantage.
  • A clear understanding of the overall national goals, policies and development policies and ability to translate them into food processing and programmes.

How To Apply

Applicants are advised to use PSC 2 application form (from PSC or MCPSB website) and attach the necessary documents. All applications should be submitted in a sealed A4 envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

Migori County Public Service Board

P.O Box 365- 40400, Suna

  • Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board located at Nyamome along Namba – Masara road adjacent to Nyamome SDA church.
  • All applications should reach the Secretary/CEO Migori County Public Service Board on or before Thursday 31st March, 2022 at 5:00pm.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearances:
  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department


  • Women, People Living with Disabilities and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply;
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidate will be contacted;
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


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