Quality Engineer (Quality Control Unit)

Key job responsibilities:

  • carrying out sampling for the physical and chemical control of semi-finished products, finished products, utilities, auxiliary materials, and raw materials, as well as sampling for technical control
  • implementation of input control of second grade raw materials and other materials
  • support of innovative plans, projects and industrial testing of new types of packaging materials, raw materials and finished products, ensuring a clear definition and achievement of criteria for the acceptability of quality and food safety
  • testing and quality control for all necessary packaging, auxiliary chemical and organoleptic analysis of raw materials, production and finished products
  • investigation and analysis of the main causes of quality deviations
  • support of customer and consumer complaint management process
  • active participation in quality research and risk assessment
  • analysis of the main causes of technological failures, losses of raw materials and packaging materials, as well as finished products and other quality problems. participation in the development of measures to prevent and eliminate them in the production process
  • conducting control audits in hygiene and sanitation of production lines immediately in advance of each start of production
  • ensuring compliance with quality and labor protection requirements, and informing managers about observations concerning food safety
  • ensuring compliance with all legal requirements, regulatory documentation, requirements related to food safety standards (including ISO and GFSI)
  • support of the implementation and compliance with all food safety and personal safety standards


Requirements for candidates:

  • Higher technical education (mechanics/chemistry/biology or food technology)
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in the appropriate position, preferably in the food industry
  • Language skills: Azerbaijani, Russian, and English


Skills and expertise: 

  • Fundamentals of general, inorganic, organic, analytic, and physical chemistry
  • Properties, purpose, and methods of preparation of growth medium, reagents, and disinfectants, as well as requirements for them
  • Working with statistics and process control tools
  • Experience of participating in continuous improvement programs
  • Experience with audit methods
  • Understanding food hygiene and safety standards and their impact on requirements for equipment, materials, and products
  • Advanced skills in MS Office
  • Stress resistance
  • Prioritization skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Organizational awareness
  • Effective problem-solving



If you meet the abovementioned requirements and look for an interesting and challenging position, please send your CV here