Quality Control Manager

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JOB TITLE:  Quality Control Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Quality Control/Safety

JOB LEVEL: Senior Level

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time (three-month probationary period)

REPORTS TO:  Operations/General Manager

LOCATION:  Kumasi, Ghana

START DATE: June 2021

Summary and Corporate Profile:

A Ghanaian-owned animal feed manufacturing company seeks a Quality Control Manager for its factory in Kumasi, Ghana. The ideal employee will ensure good quality products are leaving the factory and storing the information.

 

S/he will facilitate efficient production operations by planning, leading, and implementing quality assurance (QA) programs.

Role Description

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the hiring and training of QA staff.

  • Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department.

  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

  • Works collectively with HR to discipline and terminate employees in accordance with company policy.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collects and evaluates production samples, ensuring that materials and products meet acceptable quality and integrity standards.

  • Coordinates employee efforts to ensure efficient production and manufacturing lines.

  • Facilitates communication among production departments and management.

  • Drafts and implements policies and procedures to improve the manufacturing process and the quality of goods produced.

  • Drafts and maintains logs, records, and other documentation of testing procedures, methodologies, and criteria.

  • Maintains records of test results, defects identified, and other key metrics related to quality control.

  • Analyzes quality control test results and offers feedback and interpretations of those results to production management or staff.

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, developments, and technological advances in the applicable industry and in the quality control field.

  • Drafts and maintains standard operating procedures, manuals, and documentation for the manufacturing and QA processes.

  • Monitors and periodically reports on production quality, nonconformance, trends, and underlying causes of defects in products or processes.

  • Cease’s production when serious product defects or risks arise.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Person Specification

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related industrial, scientific, or business field required; Master’s degree preferred.

  • At least three years of related experience in manufacturing and production required.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Thorough understanding of quality control standards and methodology.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

 

Interacts with:


Internal: 

  • Managing Director

  • HR Manager

  • Finance Department

  • Operations Department

  • Factory Workers

  • Non-Management Staff

  • All other functions

External:

  • Consulting Partners and Affiliates

  • 3rd Party Organizations

  • Government ministries, departments and agencies

  • All other external correspondence

Supervises:


Direct:

  • Quality Control Associates


Indirect:

  • N/A

Salary and Other Benefits

Comparative

APPLICATION MODE

Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at jobs@kusiconsulting.com with the subject 'Quality Control Manager'. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.