Job - QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER
QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER
FMCG / Manufacturing, Harare, Zimbabwe

A well established organisation in the Manufacturing sector is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to join their team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for assessing lab test result validity prior to reporting to manufacturing as well as working with production personnel in order to ensure that plant processes are able to achieve required customer specifications. The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree or better in Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related fields and at least 3 years of Quality Assurance experience. Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals.

Position Published
6 Feb 2020
Position Updated
6 Feb 2020
Applications Received
60 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
5 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress
3 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
60% Complete
60%
6 Feb
25360
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews In Progress
Job Offer Pending
60 Applications
5 Candidates Shortlisted
3 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Quality Assurance Manager
Supervision Of
Subordinate personnel
Interacts With
Relevant departments
Job Description
Identify test data information requirements through discussions with production employees and customers. Establish corresponding analytical test procedures and oversee their application. Assess lab test result validity prior to reporting to manufacturing or customers.
Verify and issue customer certificates for received raw materials and dispatched goods.
Supervise and coordinate lab analysts testing activities, including holding periodic informational meetings, leave schedule planning, and performance appraisals.
Maintain and improve lab operations by assisting in the development of lab employees and coordinating the maintenance and purchase of lab equipment.
Oversee the purchase of lab supplies maintaining records and purchase orders.
Compare lab test results with expected outcomes to evaluate test result validity prior to reporting. Establish control procedures which enhance test results accuracy.
Coordinate routine maintenance procedures and outside contractors.
Manage production plan changes.
Provide technical support to the sales function by preparing special samples and analytical information.
Work with production personnel in order to ensure that plant processes are able to achieve required customer specifications.
Candidate Specification
Experience
3 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Software
ERP Systems preferably SAP / ISO 22000 and 14000 systems
Equipment
Trade related
Knowledge Of
Mathematical statistical concepts required to perform Quality Control testing activities.
Skills To
Present information and answer questions from management and other employees.
Ability To
Read, analyze and interpret technical material. (i.e. data sets, lab methods).
Personality
Hardworking / Hands on
Other
Edible Oil Industry experience an added advantage
Organisation
Industry
FMCG / Manufacturing
Culture
Professional
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 27 and 40 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
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