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VACANCY: Quality Control Officer

Our client in Harare is looking for a Quality Control Officer to join their team for a job vacancy within the food manufacturing industry.


  • Analyse possible reasons for product defects and quality lapses.
  • Analyse possible reasons for process deviations and for product defects and quality lapses.
  • Develop SOPs and infrastructure requirements for laboratories and optimal calibration standards in line with good laboratory practice (GLP) requirements.
  • 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 organisation’s policies.
  • Establish SOPs and conditions for handling, storage, and preservation of samples.
  • Implement plans and strategies to support the 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.
  • 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 documentation and analysis.
  • 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.


  • A diploma/degree in Food Science and Technology/relevant qualification
  • Experience in the bread manufacturing sector is an added advantage.
  • 5 years of working experience in a similar role.

If you qualify, please email your CV in plain MS Word format to pchinenere@priconsultants.com

To apply for this job email your details to pchinenere@priconsultants.com

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