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

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 25th January 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted



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Nairobi, Kenya
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Updated: January 13, 2020 — 2:43 pm