Quality and Safety Manager (QSM)

Amazon Caribbean Limited

General Accountability

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Quality & Safety Manager ensures the implementation and respect of International Food Standards and Organic standard in the Company. Particularly focusing on application of HACCP procedures in the factories, the QSM is assisted by a team of Quality Controllers. The QSM is also responsible for the implementation and compliance with ESR Fair Trade policy. Throughout the year, the QSM keeps abreast of new regulations and prepare plans with the CEO to keep the Company ready for audit. The QSM ensures that policies and procedures are respected every day by all departments of the Company.

The candidate must be ready to work beyond the call of duty during the probationary period to assimilate Regulation Documents and during the audits. Duties of the QSM will imply to be present in factories 80% of the time, to enforce quality policy, safe practice and compliance to organic rules for suppliers through short visits and feedback.  Quarterly internal audits will have to be performed by the QSM.

Remuneration commensurate to experience and time spent on Production site.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Preferably a University Degree in Management or Science or Environment or Agriculture
  2. Three (3) years work experience (or more if no degree) in a similar field
  3. Fluent in English and proficient in written and oral communication. Good reporting skills
  4. Knowledge of Health and Safety Act.
  5. Computer literate. Preferably owns a laptop.
  6. Ability to understand Regulations, to follow them and to prepare action plans to meet deadlines,
  7. Ability to work with minimal supervision and to supervise others
  8. Ability to communicate to less fortunate populations (Fair Trade Policy)
  9. Driver’s license for car and vans is a must. Own vehicle is a plus.
  10. Knowledge of French or Spanish would be a plus

 

Cover letter along with detailed Curriculum Vitae and three (2) current references should be submitted to:  info@amcarguyana.com   or CEO, Amazon Caribbean Guyana (AMCAR) Ltd, V1 & V2, Houston Estate, Georgetown

Deadline for submission of application is no later than August 31, 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.