Reports to: Production Manager
Working Hours: 52 Hours a week
About Mr. Green Africa: Mr. Green Africa (MGA) is a fast-growing startup established in 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. We are a young, dynamic and committed team who believe in changing the perception of waste. We use technology along our value chain to trade recycled material while achieving tangible social and environmental impact. We currently operate in three counties and plan to cover all of Kenya by 2021.
Job Overview: MGA is looking for a qualified Quality Control Coordinator to undertake a variety of quality control procedures of technical nature and supervise sorting processes in the MGA Supply Chain Department. The coordinator will be handling various laboratory equipment and supervising a team to ensure that their output matches the MGA quality control standards. The goal is to follow sorting, laboratory and overall quality control procedures and to succeed in producing reliable, prompt results.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Supervise and monitor sorting processes and ensure that sorted goods meet MGA standards
Ensure data of sorted material is collected and stored on a daily basis
Assist, train and onboard new and existing sorting workers on new or updated quality control processes
Receive, label and analyse samples (sorted waste, processed goods, and processed waste)
Execute laboratory testing according to standard procedures, generate reports
Conduct experiments under defined conditions to verify that MGA meets International Standards of Processed Recycled Flakes and Pellets
Developing and raising COAs upon request from the Sales Department
Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and diligence
Organise and store all chemicals substances, in line with MGA’s ESH Standard Operating Procedures
Maintain laboratory equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies
Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment
Working closely with the Sales and Admin Departments
Diploma in Chemical Engineering
2 to 3 years of experience leading and managing a team of 5-20 people
Previous experience working in a laboratory environment, in the manufacturing sector ideal
Experience in working indirectly or directly plastics manufacturing and processing.
Mr. Green Africa is an equal opportunity employer.