Quality Assurance Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Quality Assurance Officer

Reports to: Quality Assurance Manager.

Contract Level: Standard, Full-time.
Salary: 25K – 30K. Negotiable.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

About Soko: Soko aspires to transform the status quo of how trade is conducted with emerging
Markets acting as a catalyst for supply chain innovation.

In line with our core pillars of ethical production, agility and quality, we seek to recruit a Quality assurance officer who will be assist in ensuring our high levels of quality standards are adhered to.


Position Summary: The Officer will be responsible for ensuring quality of deliverables at every stage of production. 
This position is responsible for the execution of all Production and back-end operations activities including, but not necessarily limited to, associated metrics/efficiency & performance indicators, LEAN production efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check quality for all incoming deliveries.
  • Give appropriate and effective feedback on validations outcome.
  • Ensure proper documentation of product details using a master library and online records as well.
  • Assist in maintenance and improvements to the Quality Management System at the Nairobi    location.
  • Establish testing practices to ensure only the highest quality of product reaches the customer.
  • Perform periodic inventory audits.
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • Solid quality background including hands-on experience with Control Plan, fishbone diagram, and validation protocols.
  • Strong mechanical background and knowledge of material tolerances.
  • Trained Artisanal trade skills is preferred.
  • Familiar with measurement techniques and instruments such as caliper and micrometer.
  • Experience with illustrative documentation tools is desired.
  • High sense of urgency, hands-on and do what it takes attitude.
  • Strong written, verbal, and computer skills.
 Education and/or Experience
  • The successful candidate will have at least a diploma in an industrial design related field( industrial design, mechanical/manufacturing/production engineering,
  • Experience in manufacturing, Workshop, supply chain management or fashion is preferred.
Female candidates are strongly advised to apply.

How to Apply

If interested in this amazing opportunity, passionate to innovate and grow within emerging markets while having fun, send your CV to elisha@shopsoko.com with the subject title QA OFFICER CV.

*Soko is an equal opportunity, anti-corruption, and affirmative action employer.

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