Job Summary

Ensure the implementation of Quality Assurance and Control policies and procedures by enforcing the prescribed quality standards, prescribed quality systems in production and validating processes and providing documentation.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

REPORTING TO Q A Manager
DEPARTMENT QA   
LOCATION Factory

COMPANY VISION: To be the LION of the Plastics Industry in Africa

COMPANY MISSION: To achieve our vision we will
1.    Build a Best in Class Company with A-Players who live our Core Values, apply Lean Excellence in all Processes, invest in Market Leading Technology, practice Great Governance
2.    Become a Market Profit Share Leader with Focus on Creating More Value for Customers, Fanatical Customer Relationships & Market Leading Product Innovation; and Focus on Market Share of Profit & Cash Flow, not just Sales & Tonnage
3.    Reach Customers Across Africa by Building a Strategic Network of Manufacturing Hubs & Partner Spokes to serve customers across Africa; and Becoming an Export Oriented Business with Strong Local Presence in each Country

Overall Objective of the Job
Ensure the implementation of Quality Assurance and Control policies and procedures by enforcing the prescribed quality standards, prescribed quality systems in production and validating processes and providing documentation.

Roles & Responsibilities       
1.    Ensures that environment, health and safety practices are upheld in the factory through constant supervision of the housekeeping practices.   

Key Deliverables
Zero LTI (loss time due to Injury)

2.    Conduct incoming raw material inspection to ensure compliance by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.
Tests of new master batches and materials for conformance or production purposes and communicates of the observations to the quality manager   

Key Deliverables
100% material compliance

3.    Supervise and monitor the material mixing process so as to ensure compliance with the approved material composition (recipe).   

Key Deliverables
Running Recipe Vs Approved Recipe

4.    Carry out on daily line product quality inspections and tests and record results at set time intervals to provide clear criteria for the segregation of conforming products and nonconforming products.   

Key Deliverables
100% conformity
On Line Quality Inspection Report
Product Quality Tests

5    In liaison with production officers and machine operators, ensures that production matches set required quality criteria through proper process parameters   

Key Deliverables
﹤0.5% rejection
100% conformity

6    Document nonconformities and submit them to the Production Supervisor to ensure speedy communication and immediate corrective action of the root cause.
Correctly and timely Capture the requisite data  in the ERP in the prescribed format   

Key Deliverables
﹤0.5% rejection
Number of NC’s raised

7    Carryout final product quality inspection prior to the transfer of goods to Finished Goods Store to ensure customer product standard compliance.
Generate COA for dispatch products   

Key Deliverables
100% conformity
Zero customer complaint

8    Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in processes and make recommendations that contribute to the enhancement of process quality assurance and control.   

Key Deliverables
5 new ideas PM
80% Implementation of Quality of recommendations

9    Provide on-the-job training for all new and continuing employees on the quality assurance and control and quality visual checks.   

Key Deliverables
100% conformity
zero customer complaints
<0.5% rejections

Academic and Professional Qualifications
●    Bachelor’s / Diploma in Industrial, Chemical or Process Engineering

Knowledge and Experience
●    Conversant with ISO requirements & customer audit standards
●    Effective Quality Control Analysis skills
●    Knowledge of systems & customer standards of Injection Molding field
●    Excellent planning skills
●    Data and information analytical skills,
●    Statistical Process Control
●    Computer Literacy

Personal Qualities
●    Excellent interpersonal skills
●    Excellent communication skills
●    Attention to details
●    Time management
   
PROFILE DESCRIPTION
CORE VALUES   


1    BE AUTHENTIC so our partners can depend on what we commit to   

CHARACTERISTICS
Passion for Company, Customers and Employees
Straight Shooter - no politics, no nonsense, no drama, no backbiting

2    DO THE RIGHT THING even when nobody is watching   

CHARACTERISTICS

High Standard of Personal Integrity - to your own profession, your company, your family and your own personal reputation
Assume Responsibility - don't wait to be told what to do, always think what is best for the company and act, be ready to justify own actions

3    BE OPEN  to unlearn, learn and improve every day   

CHARACTERISTICS
Professional Management style & follow Company Processes
Entrepreneurial Mindset with Self Initiative - come with an existing set of relationships & personal network in the plastics industry
Thirst for Learning - demonstrate a passion & desire to learn our business, and anything that can improve the business & your ability to contribute

4    KEEP IT LEAN by being frugal, fast, simple, resourceful & proactive   

CHARACTERISTICS
Action & Execution Oriented with a Sense of Urgency and Frugality
Aggressive & Target Oriented with Commercial Acumen, and Profit Driven Approach

5    BE WORLD CLASS TOGETHER with a passion for leading in the plastics & packaging industry   

CHARACTERISTICS
Overachiever - always go the extra mile
Under promise & Over deliver - never miss targets
Team Spirit - grow together as a team to be world class
Believe in World Class - represent the company’s vision in your personal actions

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