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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Quality Analyst Spirits Job at Diageo (UBL) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Quality Analyst Spirits

Jobs at:
Diageo (UBL)

Deadline of this Job:

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Reports to: Quality Control Manager

Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan's and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.
About UBL:
UBL operates in a market, which is dominated by a wide mix of product brands. It is important that UBL maintains the lead in the Quality of its products in order to remain competitive and to maintain the DIAGEO brands reputation. UBL has established Quality, Food safety, environmental and Occupational health and Safety policies that ensure effective management of Quality, Food safety, environment and Occupational health and Safety. These policies have to be adhered to so as to ensure total control and Brand Protection at all times.

Job Summary: The Quality Analyst Spirits is mainly responsible for the accountability and responsibility for product Quality at the spirits site. As well as maintenance and calibration for laboratory equipments and timely reports any deviation to QCM/ Instrumentation team. Ensure there is a backup machine in case of failure for critical analyses. The incumbent will provide quality assurance for spirit brands at all production stages (Raw materials, Packaging materials, Neutral spirit, Blending, packaging and warehousing) through analysis, inspection and effective process control measures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership Responsibilities:
  •  Coordinates blending operations according to brand formulations.
  • Coordinates and prepares the Spirits team for all systems audits.
  • Coordinates and ensures the sprits process runs according to the specified work instructions in terms of Quality and food safety to produce high quality products safe for consumption consistently.
  •  Ensures adherence to sampling frequency for all process monitoring tools by operators e.g. OPQR (Outgoing Product Quality Rating).
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Quality Index for the Spirits plant maintained within UBL specification.
  • Measurable percentage drop in PPM Defects
  •  Reduced Customer/Consumer complaints/returns
  •  No LTA in the Spirits Quality and blending section.
  • Hygiene Audit conducted and records kept.
  •  No down time in production due to delayed Quality analysis.
  •  Raw materials within UBL specifications are passed for production.
  •  Systems put in place and functioning e.g. Spirits Certificate, Raw materials record, Quality handover report
  •  Achieve 98% minimum sampling frequency to plan.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a BSc/Diploma in food science and technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Industrial Chemistry or microbiology
  • Three years’ experience in a busy Quality Control Laboratory.
  •  Hands-on experience in instrumentation techniques.
  •  Line management skills especially in Chemical and Microbiological analysis or Process Supervisio
Job application procedure
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