RESPONSIBILITIES• Be responsible to develop and mentor a team of seed quality assurance staff that are collectively focused on ensuring field seed produced and seed processing meets the MAFSCO standard.• Develop a quality assurance system that covers both field seed production and procedures in the processing plant. The system will cover and ensure thato Quality management is maintained as a top priority for the companyo Implement work plans and procedures to maximize performance, operational efficiency and achieve company goals.o Control and monitor sampling and quality inspection during production, processing, and shipping to meet established standardso Lead a QA team and related staff in the lab, growout field, and processing plant to ensure that quality standards are meto Test, verify, and monitor the quality, weight, and appearance of seed inventories o Prepare regular reports summarizing QA testing results and proposed actions for follow up o Investigate, manage, and propose solutions to problems and complaints related to seed quality o Research and proposed new technologies and systems to improve qualityo Control expenses, in accordance with the approved annual budgeto Develop systems that regularly monitor field production.• The QA manager will have final responsibility over quality issues• Ensure that tools and equipment used by QA are properly calibrated, operated, and maintained• Perform other tasks as assigned -# Can work any location.
Qualifications and Requirements:• Myanmar national, male or female • BS or MS in agronomy, plant breeding, seed technology, or related field• Minimum 3 years’ experience• Detail oriented • Decisive and firm, with primary orientation to maintaining high quality standards• Strong ability to manage people and complex situations• Strong computer and data management skills (MS Office)• Good English skills (speaking, reading, writing)• Driving proficiency with valid driver’s license• Able to base in Mandalay area, with occasional travel to other provincesRelevant Industry Experience (Location of potential applicants)• Quality testing experience.• Experience in develop and implementing standard operating systems • Laboratory experience where stringent quality testing is essential
Best Work Environment
Good opportunities for future career
Myanma Awba is the leading Myanmar-owned group of companies focused on agriculture.We leverage the world's best agricultural technologies and services to develop the most suitable solutions for growers to produce more, safer and better quality food.We believe that realizing the untapped potential of Myanmar agriculture can transform rural communities and accelerate economic and social improvement across the country.The group is a broad-scale agribusiness player active across the agriculture value-chain with upstream and downstream assets and trading capabilities. We have particular focus on crop protection and nutrition, high quality seeds, micro-finance, digital tools, modern-farming methods, manufacturing and logistics. We also work in partnership with a number of globally-respected organizations and welcome further collaboration opportunities across the private, government or NGO sectors.Specialties: Agriculture, Crop Protection, Fertilizer, Manufacturing, Micro finance, Value chain, Seeds, Distribution