Food Safety Officer / Environmental Health Practitioner Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Food Safety Officer / Environmental Health Practitioner

Job Location: Thika (Nairobi Metropolitan)

Company: Cascade Company Limited

Reference No: CCL-HR-14/2022

Cascade Company Limited is the Home for Urban and Continental dishes located in Thika town offering quality, delicious and affordable meals, catering services and training.

The ideal candidate is responsible for ensuring overall hygiene activities in food production and storage areas (ensure compliance to food safety and hygiene standards at commissary) and implementation and sustenance of ISO 22000 – Food safety Management System.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Create awareness of food safety and hygiene to staff and make sure they understand and adhere to it.
  • Carry out initial hygiene and food safety induction to new staff. Advice on training needs and assist in conducting food safety and hygiene trainings.
  • Carry out daily hygiene inspection and sanitation conditions in the unit including personal hygiene and working habits of staff.
  • Manage and maintain food safety documentation and records. Ensure HACCP forms are available to the users, duly filled and available during audits or when required.
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) are available and properly utilized by staff.
  • Ensure compliance to all hygiene practices and food safety procedures at all stages of production and report any deficiencies to the concerned parties for action.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the pest control programme and report any deficiencies.
  • Manage and maintain the traceability system established.
  • Carry out random checks during receiving of items by suppliers and especially high risk items and report any deficiencies for action.
  • Carry out random checks during dispatch of items to branches and especially high risk items and report any deficiencies for action.
  • Assist in carrying out root cause analysis on food safety related complaints and failed microbiological results & ensure corrective actions/preventive actions are enforced to prevent future re-occurrence.
  • Provide an effective Environmental Health Service in; Food Safety, Health and Safety within food premises and Infectious disease investigation.

Key Qualifications

  • Must be in possession of a food science based degree or a Diploma from a recognized institution
  • Previous experience in the fresh food production field is preferred
  • An additional qualification or experience in ISO 22000/HACCP
  • Comprehensive knowledge on ISO 19011:2011, 22000:2018, 9001:2015, 14001:2015.
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience
  • Be computer literate
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Flexible schedule, ability to take work instructions and attention to detail.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV to to be received on or before 23rd November, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cascade Company Limited does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.
Cascade Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.