Safety and Quality Assurance Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

               

Vacant Position: Safety and Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Manufacturing / Factory

Broad Function: The Safety and Quality Assurance Engineer / Manager leads safety and quality assurance team in ensuring that products meet established quality standards.

Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership in the quality assurance section by ensuring effective and efficient utilization of resources
  • Coordinating quality control and assurance procedures in manufacturing process
  • Preparing and ensuring that quality inspection is carried out at every manufacturing process and only conforming products are allowed to pass through
  • Ensuring that production processes are in line with the required quality standards in order to produce quality products, minimize wastes and reworks
  • Receiving, documenting and acting fast on customers complaints and putting in place corrective measures to avoid future complains
  • Ensuring equipment that monitors/ controls the manufacturing process are calibrated to standards to give accurate results
  • Liaise with external inspection and regulatory agencies to witness conformity to standards of our manufacturing process for issuance of certificates for the same
  • Participate in meetings/ forums and champion company interests where products standards are discussed and adopted
  • Participating in New Product development (NPD) initiatives
  • Driving the Quality Management Systems in the organization and ensuring its implementation
  • Advising company and factory management on all Quality and related issues
  • Managing and developing safety and quality assurance staff

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Ensuring and enforcing implementation of statutory and company safety standards in the organization
  • Review plans and specifications for new machinery and equipment to make sure they meet safety requirements
  • Enforce safety procedures at workplace by ensuring staff use appropriate PPE
  • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery and safety equipment
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various industrial control mechanisms
  • Ensure that facilities and products comply with health and safety regulations, especially after an inspection that requires changes
  • Install safety devices on machinery or direct the installation of these devices
  • Review employee safety programs and recommend improvements
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations and industrial processes
  • Investigate industrial incidents, accidents, injuries or occupational diseases to determine their causes, carry out cause analysis and suggest/ take mitigative steps to prevent future recurrent
  • Take charge of company fire fighting equipment to ensure they are in good working condition
  • Liaise with external consultants to ensure statutory inspections and certifications are carried out
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by management from time to time

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized university or its equivalent
  • Qualification in Industrial / occupational Health and ISO Quality Management Systems are added advantages

Experience

  • At least 5 years experience in Quality assurance, two of which must be in a senior position of a busy Manufacturing company

Skills:

  • Technical knowledge of materials forming technology( deep drawing, welding) heat treatment
  • Knowledge of quality management systems and occupational Safety and Health procedures
  • Technical knowledge of production machinery
  • Good defect troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to careers@hrmconnection.com before end of day 20th December 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted



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Audit and Quality Assurance, Engineering and Technical
Updated: December 4, 2019 — 2:52 pm