Local Quality Assurance Officer – None GSPP Protocols at Enza Zaden Africa Ltd

Full time Arusha
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ocal Quality Assurance Officer – None GSPP Protocols at Enza Zaden Africa Ltd

Enza Zaden Africa Ltd is a horticultural company that produces high quality hybrid seeds. The seeds produced are all exported to the mother company based in the Netherlands. After thorough quality checks the seeds are re-exported all over the world under the Enza Zaden logo. 

Know more about us at http://www.enzazaden.com 

Enza Zaden Africa Ltd has a job opportunity for:

Position: Local Quality Assurance Officer – none GSPP Protocols 


Reports to: General Manager 

Position Type:Staff Position

Job Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Objective of the Role: Responsible for implementing, controlling, and updating non-GSPP protocols at Enza Zaden Africa Ltd through the Quality Management System (QMS), including training, follow-up, and auditing.

Main activities:

  1. Inspecting the implementation and ensuring compliance with non-GSPP rules and regulations.
  2. Monitoring adherence to Enza Zaden Africa protocols.
  3. Conducting internal audits at Enza Zaden Africa.
  4. Providing protocol training.
  5. Utilizing Quality Online (QOL) system.
  6. Overseeing Health and Safety (OSHA) compliance.
  7. Reporting on greenhouse maintenance.
  8. Performing any other tasks assigned by management.

Specific Tasks:

  1. Maintain close oversight to ensure adherence to non-GSPP protocols. Any deviations must be promptly reported to management in writing for corrective action. Conduct regular meetings with employees to review current systems, provide reminders on non-GSPP rules and regulations, and explain any protocol amendments. Follow up on reported mistakes and advise on necessary actions for implementation.
  2. Verify protocol compliance and address any necessary adjustments by consulting the protocol manager. Assist in rewriting protocols if needed and ensure the Enza Zaden Africa protocol book remains up to date.
  3. Establish a biannual audit system at Enza Zaden Africa. Generate reports on audit findings and follow up on deficiencies and recommendations.
  4. Collaborate with managers to develop an annual training plan for employees regarding protocol adherence. Ensure new employees receive protocol training relevant to their job description.
  5. Utilize the Quality Management System, Quality Online, for updating protocols, forms, and work instructions after consulting with the protocol owner.
  6. Work alongside the Local Quality Assurance Officer GSPP to maintain a safe workplace environment, ensuring compliance with health and safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Regularly review and communicate these policies and procedures, ensuring statutory obligations are met, including training and reporting requirements.
  7. Report any issues related to greenhouse maintenance, such as problems with plastic, motors, doors, or insect nets, to the Technical Manager for organizing repairs or replacements.

Qualifications and Skills:

– A Degree  holder from accredited College/University.

-Relevant  experience for up to 4 years.

-Experience in a farm or the agricultaral sector is an added advantage

– Strong organizational and time-management skills.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

– Proficient in using ERP systems.

– Must have proficient skills in both English and Swahili languages.

Our offer:

We offer a competitive salary, benefit package and an innovative environment. Teamwork, entrepreneurship, drive, a passion to learn and to share knowledge, respect for sustainable development and integrity are our most precious values. Our international work environment offers a range of possibilities to motivated, qualified people with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected]  by the 10 th March 2024 .Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Please include “Quality Assurance Officer Application” in the subject line.

Note: This opportunity is exclusively available for Tanzanian Nationals. 

Only individuals possessing the necessary qualifications and skills should submit their applications. While we appreciate all applicants, only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

Enza Zaden  is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

*Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.

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