Quality Assurance Manager (Agriculture Sector)

Employer:Orientals for Urban Development
Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager (Agriculture Sector)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: 10th Of Ramadan City, Sharqia
Category: Quality , Engineering – Other
  1. Responsible for management of QA and FSMS in the agriculture sector. 
  2. Manage the implementation of quality standers (Global GAP, GRACP, TESCO, BRC, Sedex, FSSC)
  3. Coordinate with company customers for any requirements or requests related to the quality.
  4. Follow up the implementation of quality and food safety. 
  5. Prepare and conduct inspection for the all sites and facilities. 
  6. Monitoring production processes to ensure there is no deviation from the standards of industry. 
  7. Monitor critical control points and takes the necessary corrective actions in case of deviation from the critical limits. 
  8. Prepare and conduct training for the staff and workers. 
  9. Tracking quality team members. Prepare Audit Planning, Nonconformity Reports. 
  10. Structure of the systems Documentation HACCP – Role of management – Equipment and validation. 
  11. Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products. 
  12. Provide technical and statistical expertise to teams. 
  13. Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives. Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers- and project managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs. 
  14. Create, document and implement inspection criteria and procedures. Interpret quality control philosophy to key personnel within the company. 
  15. Provide, and oversee, inspection activity for product throughout the production cycle. 
  16. Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes. 
  17. Create and direct environmental test functions and applications.
  18. Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement teams. 
  19. Design, develop and implement quality control training programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture preferably in crop management, or any related fields.
  • Preferred hands-on experience in crop management or related job.
  • 5-10 years of experience in the same position.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of:
  1. Plant health and nutrition as applied to particular species and breeds.
  2. Soil preparation and irrigation.
  3. Pest management and weed control.
  4. Must have knowledge of the specific requirements for growing fruit and vegetables.
  5. Must have an understanding of harvest and post-harvest handling practices.
  6. Must have thorough record keeping skills.

Additional Required Expectations:

  • Company Policy & Safety Awareness Must abide by and enforce best safety practices. Must abide by agreed upon work schedule (Attendance and Punctuality).
  • Team & Communication Skills Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate and communicate effectively with other staff members. (Bilingual skills preferred: Arabic, English and Spanish)
  • Abilities and Quality of Work Attention to details, asking questions, and inspecting work for accuracy.
  • Time Management Excellent prioritizing, planning, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Lead / Self Led Skills Be self-motivated, have patience to hold space, take initiative, problem solving, flexibility and willing to learn new tasks.
Experience: 7 to 10 years
Salary: Confidential

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