Quality Manager job at Touton Uganda Ltd
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Vacancy title:
Quality Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Touton Uganda Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
22 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Company Presentation: Touton Uganda Ltd. is a subsidiary of Touton S.A., a French leading agro-industrial company established in 1848. The group trades in and processes agricultural commodities such as cocoa, coffee, vanilla, ingredients, and spices worldwide. Touton Uganda Ltd is one of the largest green coffee exporters in Uganda.
Position: Quality Manager
Job description:

The Quality Manager primarily manages and ensures that all the coffee purchased, stored, processed, and exported is always managed and handled to the highest possible standards. This role, with the support of the Quality department, is also responsible for guiding purchasing decisions by ensuring highly accurate and timely quality analysis is carried out on all coffee samples prior to purchase and during the entire production cycle.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for leading and managing the Quality Team based at the Head Office and at various locations across Uganda, including store annexure at Ntinda and up-country stations, currently Kasese.
• Ready to travel within the region of East Africa, especially Rwanda Burundi and Tanzania. This requirement is sometimes at a short notice.
• Required to oversee all coffee sampling processes to ensure that samples are taken correctly and in line with required procedures
• Responsible for ensuring all required quality documentation is completed to a high level of accuracy and in a timely manner.
• Manage the analysis of all coffee samples providing daily reports to Management and Suppliers on points such as moisture content and ensuring that the process followed is in line with testing procedures and regulations.
• Work closely with the Production teams to ensure that quality inspections are carried out regularly and throughout all stages of the production and storage processes.
• Responsible for making recommendations on process improvements that will ensure the highest level of quality is maintained for all coffee that passes through our operation
• Responsible for ensuring all export ready coffee is fully compliant with company and regulatory requirements

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
• The applicant must hold a university degree level education in Food Science or any other relevant discipline.
• Substantial experience in a similar role within a commodities environment
• Good awareness of compliance best practices, regulation and solid experience in managing compliance paper trails ensuring that key documents are completed to the relevant standard.
• Expert knowledge of sensory science in general and coffee sensory in particular.
• Trained as professional coffee cupper (Licensed Q-Grader) with strong ability to develop and train team members.
• Excellent understanding of quality assurance principles, major food safety requirements and quality systems including dealing with UCDA and international coffee quality bodies. Manufacturing Practices etc.
• Strong project management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing.
• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and able to handle multiple priorities at the same time. Good computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office and able to master other software.
• Ability to perform accurate calculations and analysis Comprehensive understanding of key business processes within quality and production.
• Comprehensive understanding of key business processes within quality and production.
• Ability to work well under pressure with a proactive attitude.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Send your application, including cover letter and up-to-date CV to hr-ug@touton.com with as subject "QUALITY MANAGER - LAST NAME, FIRST NAME"
Applications are open until 22nd August 2022 before 5:00pm.

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Job Info
Job Category: Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurement jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 August 2022
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 15-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-08-2065
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