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Sustainability & Quality Control Officer: (Assam Based)

Job Title: Sustainability & Quality Control  Officer

Tenure of Employment: The appointment will be made on a one year fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension

Duty Location: Karbi Anglong, Assam

Reporting to: Project Manager, Grassroots Tea Corporation 

Qualification: Certification in Quality Control Preferred

Experience: Not less than 3 year in similar role


Job Description

Sustainability & Quality Control  Officer would involve:

  1. Visit RWEs and aggregation centres on a regular basis, develop enduring relationship with them and ensure that the project activities are on track.

  2. Establish goals for processing of tea, and coordinate a plan to meet those goals.

  3. Ensure green leaf are of required quality and standards.

  4. Ensure production stays on schedule and meet quality standards.

  5. Write production reports.

  6. Analyze production data and optimize for efficiency.

  7. Direct an efficient layout of equipments and flow of materials.

  8. Ensure workers and equipments meet performance and safety requirements.

  9. Watch for hiccups in the process, and look for opportunities to improve operations.

    1. Set up the machines and a safe environment for production of tea.

    2. Manage the workflow for production of tea.

    3. Ensure efficiency during the process.

    4. Oversee the quality assurance of produced materials

  10. Train, and assess the performance of RWEs engaged in the processing of tea and those engaged in sorting, grading and packing at the aggregation centres

  11. Prepare documentation of the inspection process, which includes detailed reports and performance records

  12. Recommend improvement measures to the production process to ensure quality control standards are met

  13. Monitor customer satisfaction levels

  14. The Sustainability & QC Inspector will ensure applicable compliance at multiple levels with multiple agencies. Compliances may include obtaining, and in some cases, renewals of -

    1. GST Registration Certificate, Tea Board Registration Certificate, Factory License, FSSAI Registration, Legal Metrology Department, Trade License, TMCO License, Tea Waste Control Order Registration, Fire Safety, Pollution Control Board Approval.

    2. DG Set License, where installed

    3. Wherever applicable, regular submissions of GST Reports, Director KYC, Annual General Body meeting minutes, Board of Directors meeting minutes, AOC-4, MGT-7 etc.

    4. Wherever applicable, compliances include land conversion. Registration with Ministry of Corporate Affairs after preparing MoA and AoA, incorporation procedures including share allocations and registrations, obtaining PAN, TAN etc.


Required Competencies

  1. Must have a diploma or any equivalent education in quality control

  2. Real-time experience in the same domain is preferred

  3. Excellent documentation and presentation skills

  4. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 

  5. Profound knowledge of quality control standards

  6. A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.

  7. Good math and technical skills.

How to Apply

If you feel you are the right candidate, please submit your application by e-mail to 

Please specify the name of the post applied for. Remember to include the following information in your email.

  1. A letter stating reasons for seeking a placement with GTC

  2. Latest CV

  3. Name, designation, email address and mobile number of two referees.

  4. Any written or printed evidence that establishes your credentials, if available

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