Safety and Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Safety and Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


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 25th January 2019.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted


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