Quality Control Officer Job Vacancy in Mtwapa, Kenya

Milly Fruits Processors Ltd

Position Title: Quality Control Officer

Industry: FMCG

Location: Mtwapa

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our company is located in Mtwapa, Mombasa.

We are in the business of processing pulp and concentrates/juices, and water for sale under the reputed brand.

We are looking for an experienced Quality Control Officer who will be responsible for Quality Control of both raw materials and finished products to ensure that they meet the business requirements.

Role Objectives:

To ensure that the company’s products meet the established quality standards and specifications before they are released to the market.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sampling and testing of raw materials, intermediates and finished products using any associated ‘wet’ chemistry, visual and instrumental techniques as appropriate.
  • Preparing quality reports, including analytical reports (for raw materials and finished products), certificate of analysis (CoA) (for finished products) and stability reports.
  • Creating and executing method development and method validation test protocols for finished products and generating appropriate analytical methods.
  • Stability testing of products for new formulations and ongoing stability trials, using physical and instrumental techniques as appropriate.
  • Monitoring the various stages of processing to ensure quality standards are adhered to and take samples at critical production points for testing.
  • Identify and document non-conformities and deviations from quality standards and collaborate with production team to implement corrective actions.
  • Ensure all quality testing equipment is properly calibrated and maintained/serviced.
  • Provide training to production staff on quality control procedures and best practices and their importance.
  • Stay up to date with industry regulations and standards relating to fruits processing and ensure compliance with all relevant food safety and quality control regulations.
  • Report to management, FSSM team Leader or any member of food safety team any incidents that are likely to compromise food safety at the workplace
  • Observing and complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Distribution Practice GDP), also training other relevant production staff, as and when required.

Candidate Profile:

  • Diploma in Food Technology/ Food Science / or Microbiology or Degree in Biochemistry /Diploma in Biochemistry
  • Minimum of four (4) years of proven experience as a Quality Control Officer.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations e.g., HACCP & ISO.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and a meticulous approach to quality assurance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Interested candidates should send their application letter and CV ONLY to recruitment@millyfruits.com and MUST indicate current and expected remuneration.

Quote the job title (Quality Control Officer) as subject.

Application to be received not later than Friday 6th October 2023.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.