Tanzania – Tanzania: Our client is looking for a Quality Control Manager – Ripening Specialist to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Experience: 5-7 years of similar or related work experience, specifically in fruit Quality Assurance (with a focus on bananas).
  • Travel: Willingness to travel internationally as required.
  • Retail Experience: Preferred experience in retail settings.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to use logical or scientific thinking to solve complex problems involving several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, capable of working effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization


  • Fruit Quality Inspection: Inspect the quality of bananas and other fruits during loading and unloading of containers, ensuring only the highest quality produce is accepted.
  • Onsite Inspections: Perform inspections onsite during loading of containers, ensuring adherence to quality standards.
  • Freshness Monitoring: Continuously monitor merchandise on hand to maintain freshness and quality.
  • Ripening Control: Oversee and control the ripening process for bananas, fruits, and vegetables, ensuring optimal ripeness.
  • Inbound Product Inspection: Inspect inbound perishable products for quality and compliance with standards.
  • Report Preparation: Prepare comprehensive reports on soft fruit, bananas, and aged inventory, providing detailed insights and recommendations.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with receivers and selectors to ensure the quality of merchandise is maintained throughout the supply chain.
  • Work Schedule Adherence: Maintain a consistent work schedule and fulfil the expected number of working hours.
  • Ripening Area Management: Monitor ripening areas and rooms for cleanliness and proper functioning of equipment, adjusting computer inventory balances as necessary.
  • Environmental Testing: Conduct tests in ripening rooms to measure humidity, CO2, and ethylene levels, ensuring optimal conditions for ripening.
  • Additional Duties: Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required by the organization.

 ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

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