Quality Assurance & Improvement Associate

Expired on: Dec 31, 2022


Job Title: Quality Assurance & Improvement Associate
Department: Safety Health Environment & Quality
Reports to: SHEQ Team Leader
Date of Posting: 20th December, 2022

Job Purpose:
Maintains quality standards by developing quality systems that guide the approval of incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products.
Provide first line support and coordination to the Departmental Implementation teams in the deployment of Mulwana Way 4.0 best practices

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

⚬ Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
⚬ Conduct quality training programs to all employees with emphasis on product quality, customer feedback and continuous improvement through identification and analysis of customer requirements.
⚬ Create and implement systems that ensure quality within the manufacturing process aimed at preventing defective products and reprocessing of products.
⚬ Accountable for disposition of non–conforming product based on quality checks/ and inspection results.
⚬ Participate in root causes and corrective actions from product quality defects/ consumer/ customer complaints and implement corrective actions with plant operations team.
⚬ Routine inspection of all measuring devices to ensure accuracy
⚬ Ensure proper housekeeping by immediately informing the shift leader of any areas observed that do not conform to the set standards.
⚬ Approves incoming materials by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.
⚬ Approves in-process production by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; communicating required adjustments to shift leader.

⚬ Approves finished products by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; returning products for re-work; confirming re-work.
⚬ Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
⚬ Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
⚬ Provide sales with process/product testing data per customer’s needs

Responsibilities (Functions and Duties) – Improvement
⚬ Facilitate & provide support to the implementation of 5S – Workplace organization, Focused Improvement, Teamwork and Visual Management across all Implementation teams.
⚬ Track critical performance measures for the respective teams with regards to practices and measures of performance – KPIs.
⚬ Oversee implementation of actions related to quality and Mulwana Way 4.0.

Desired Key Skills:
⦁ QMS Implementation
⦁ Documentation skills
⦁ Promoting Process Improvement
⦁ Safety Management
⦁ Project Management
⦁ Sharp eye for detail.

➜ At least Bsc. Industrial Chemistry
➜ Bsc Chemistry
➜ Chemical Engineering
➜ Bsc. With honors in a related field.

How to apply                                                                                       All interested and qualified candidates willing to fill-up the above position can submit their Cover letter, CV and Academic Documents (pdf format) to the form below

Closing Date for receiving applications will be;    Saturday 31st December, 2022 before 5:00pm
“Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further considerations.”

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kampala
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