Java House Need Food Safety Intern

About Java House

Java House, commonly referred to as ‘Nairobi Java’, opened its first store in 1999 at Adam’s Arcade in Nairobi. With the aim of introducing gourmet coffee drinking culture in Kenya, the first outlet was a coffee shop and later the brand evolved to an American diner style restaurant to its present-day status as a 3 -day part coffee-led, casual dining concept.

Java House is now one of the leading coffee brands in Africa and has grown to have outlets in 14 cities across 3 countries in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda). It has also birthed two sister brands Planet Yoghurt, a healthy, tasty and fun frozen yoghurt store and 360 Degrees Pizza, a casual dining restaurant.

Job description


·      Cooperate and support in a cross-functional manner with all departments within the company as necessary to ensure compliance with the local regulatory requirements and international standards in food safety.

  • Work closely with R & M team to implement preventive and corrective maintenance, identify and report any deficiencies in the branch operation for appropriate action.
  • Implementation of internal and external audit schedules.


·      Conduct branch surveillance audits as per schedule, share reports, follow up and review CAP’s arising from the same.

·      Ensure food safety documentation and records are available to the users, maintained and retrievable when required.

·      Conduct food safety and hygiene training for food handlers (induction and refresher) and help identify training needs for staff.

·      Monitor effectiveness of the pest control program and report any deficiencies for action.

·      Ensure proper sanitation procedures are implemented and monitoring of the same is done through an effective swabbing regime and appropriate action taken based on the results.

·      Carry out traceability of products as necessary.

·      Issue NCR (Non Conformance Report) for non-conforming products originating from internal and external suppliers.

·      Assist in investigating internal and external food safety related complaints.

Reporting and Evaluation

·      Timely implementation of audits, trainings and sampling schedules.

·      Prompt issuance and follow up for all NCRs.

·      Ensure pest sightings are reported to the pest control provider in a timely manner for action.

·      Timely investigation and feedback on customer complaints.

·      Ensure implementation, maintenance and sustenance of corrective actions.

·      Timely investigations of failed samples and corrective actions for the same.


·      Must be aware of financial implications of his/her decisions, and the overall performance of the department, and takes appropriate actions to avoid negative impact on the business.

·      Contributes to the annual budgeting effort by proposing CAPEX and OPEX relating to the department.

Role overview


Food & Beverages

0-1 years



  • Understanding of Food Safety Regulations
  • Analytical Skills
  • Quality Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management



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