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Quality Control Officer -ETP at Hariss International Uganda

Quality Control Officer – ETP

Job Summary

The Quality Control Officer for the Effluent Treatment Facility/Plant (ETP) is responsible for operating, monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting the ETP processes. This role ensures compliance with national and local regulations governing wastewater treatment and sludge management.


  1. Autonomous Maintenance and Cleanliness:
    • Execute assigned autonomous maintenance of equipment and work areas (Asset care @ Source).
    • Uphold work area cleanliness; cleaning is the responsibility of all employees (Cleaning @ Source).
    • Promote and abide by food safety and quality guidelines.
  2. Wastewater Sampling and Testing:
    • Perform sampling, monitoring, and testing to maintain compliance with regulations.
    • Liaise with microbiologists and chemistry laboratory analysts for sample collection.
    • Conduct external analyses as needed.
  3. Plant Operation and Troubleshooting:
    • Inspect treatment plant systems daily and perform minor maintenance.
    • Authorize stopping ETP in case of deviations (with consultation).
    • Maintain inventories of consumables (e.g., caustic soda, chlorine).
  4. Data Analysis and Reporting:
    • Interpret results from ETP operations.
    • Assist in report writing and data analysis for lab management.
    • Provide reports to government agencies and other organizations.
  5. Compliance and Safety:
    • Adhere to regulations, policies, and procedures for occupational health, safety, and environmental compliance.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Laboratory Sciences, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, or related fields from a recognized university.
  • Alternatively, a Diploma in the above areas with relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with beverage and water treatment plants.
  • Fresh graduates with three months of satisfactory on-the-job training preferred.

Key Requirements:

  1. Basic Knowledge about Wastewater Treatment Plants and Quality Tests Related to ETP: Ensure that candidates understand wastewater treatment processes and relevant quality assessments.
  2. Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills: Emphasize the importance of effective communication with both internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Ability to Work Under Pressure and Meet Deadlines: Highlight the need for maintaining a positive attitude while delivering exemplary customer service even in challenging situations.
  4. Training in Food Safety and Hygiene Handling Techniques: Specify this requirement for roles related to food safety or handling.
  5. Independence and Assignment Completion: Mention the ability to work independently and follow instructions, routines, and accepted practices.
  6. Basic Knowledge of Management System Implementation: Indicate familiarity with implementing management systems.
  7. Basic Knowledge of ISO 17025 Implementation: Highlight awareness of ISO 17025 standards.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Hariss International is committed to equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applying Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit their CVs to

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