Mamokacha P.L.C Vacancy Announcement

September 9, 2023

Job Overview

  • Category: Engineering, Health Care
  • Position: Head of Quality Control
  • Location:
  • Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Deadline: Sep 14, 2023

Job Description

The Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA & QC) Specialist/Food Safety Specialist/Laboratory Manager develops sampling plans and procedures for testing product quality. He/She maintains standards by verifying test results and audits comply with food safety regulations and requirements. He/She determines the optimal operating conditions for the laboratory’s infrastructure and equipment and investigates technical faults or practices.

He/She develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) aligned with good laboratory practices (GLPs) and good manufacturing practices (GMPs). He/She also develops regulatory requirements and guidelines in food safety management and control, such as ISO standards (ISO 9001) and Hazards and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system.

He/She possesses excellent analytical skills and sound judgement to establish critical guidelines, parameters and procedures within the laboratory. He/She should work well in a team and possess strong communication skills to interact with and guide others effectively.


  • Analyses possible reasons for product defects and quality gapes.
  • Analyses possible reasons into process deviations and for product defects and quality gapes.
  • Develop SOP and infrastructure requirements for laboratories and optimal calibration standards in line with good laboratory practice (GLP) requirements.
  • Develop inspection and testing protocols for materials, products and packaging.
  • Develop methods for the testing quality of materials, products and packaging.
  • Develop product and process quality metric reports.
  • Develop sampling plans for quality control purposes.
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) that are align with regulatory requirements, industry guidelines and organization’s policies.
  • Establish SOPs and conditions for handling, storage and preservation of samples.
  • Implement plans and strategies to support provision of safe food products.
  • Inspect facilities, equipment, products or production lines to ensure food is prepared according to safety regulations and situational health sections.
  • Investigate technical faults and practices that impact laboratory equipment operations.
  • Lead quality and food safety related audits.
  • Lead traceability investigations on the source of quality gapes and other product issues.
  • Oversee corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) implementation and documentations with other departments.
  • Participate in quality management system reviews and promote quality and food safety policies to all personnel.
  • Review reports and develop guidelines and standard practices for data documentations and analysis.
  • Specify the protocols and laboratory infrastructure and equipment to be inspected and tested.
  • Verify alignment of sampling documentation, testing activities and procedures with established protocols to identify issues.
  • Verify quality control (QC) records, test results and reports for regulatory authorities.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Working Place:  Around Sheno 67 Km From Addis Ababa, the company will provide dormitory Breakfast and Lunch .

Salary:  Negotiable.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma/ degree in applied food science & nutrition;
  • Diploma/degree in micro biology;
  • Diploma/degree in applied Biology;
  • Diploma/ Degree in Applied Chemistry;
  • Diploma/ degree in biomedical science;
  • For BSc degree 3 years’ experience for diploma 6 years’ experience in dairy processing or food processing is required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience on Milk processing Company Advantageous.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates can apply through Email Address 

[email protected] 


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