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Oct 21

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Quality Assurance Manager -JHB

A fantastic opportunity has opened for an ambitious Quality Assurance Manager to join the fast-growing team at our leading beauty business, helping to drive growth at an exciting and busy time.

We are looking for a confident, motivated, hardworking, engaging and dedicated individual with a ‘can do’ attitude. You will be instrumental in working with the senior management team delivering high quality products, procedures and processes.

Working with premium brands and developing high quality products, we live and breathe Quality

Quality Assurance Manager to be responsible for:

  • Primary responsible person for ISO audits and client audits
  • Ensure that the Quality Management system is in place and conforms with all relevant Quality standards which include ISO 22716
  • Manage and keep updated the site Quality Manual and conduct training
  • Manage and improve internal process which will include:
    • producing batch sheets,
    • signing off specifications,
    • verifying legality of artwork,
    • verifying the quality of artworks and finished products,
    • verifying the capability of newly introduced machines.
  • Complete Internal Audits to a high standard and follow up by closing actions.
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure full understanding for QA and accountability for QA
  • Respond to any customer complaints and ensure that appropriate Corrective and Preventive actions are established, and to be accountable for the success of these actions.
  • Making sure that manufacturing or production processes meet international and national standards
  • Use Statistical Process control as an improvement tool
  • Ensure that the site QC team are trained and equipped to carry out QC work to a high standard.
  • Oversee the checking of all incoming and outgoing material and to release product that is deemed acceptable and within the specification for that product.
  • To Quarantine, Reject and Control both incoming and outgoing material that is not within the allowable specification. Ensure that such material is labelled accordingly.
  • To control deviation from Bills of Materials, product specifications and internal processes.
  • Manage the site Document Control System and ensure that only released documents are available for use
  • Manage Change Control through the Quality Management System and ensure that changes are documented within the DCS and communicated accordingly to all relevant parties.
  • Devise and review specifications for products or processes
  • Working with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers
  • Setting standards for quality as well as health and safety
  • Looking at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency
  • Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff
  • Setting up and maintaining controls and documentation procedures
  • Monitoring performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports
  • Making suggestions for changes and improvements and how to implement them
  • Using relevant quality tools and making sure managers and other staff understand how to improve the business
  • making sure the company is working as effectively as possible to keep up with competitors.
  • Oversee all product development procedures to identify deviations from quality standards
  • Inspect final output and compare properties to requirements
  • Approve the right products or reject defectives
  • Keep accurate documentation and perform statistical analysis
  • Submit detailed reports to appropriate executive
  • Qualification requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications such as Food Technology, Biotechnology, Analytical Chemistry.
  • Experience of the FMCG companies.
  • Should be able to uphold and maintain the current Quality Systems in place, exposure to quality systems and HACCP will be an added advantage
  • Experience in ISO22716 will be an advantage

Key Competencies Required

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with ability to influence.
  • Very strong analytical skills, drive for ethics and integrity.
  • Self-motivated and pro- active.
  • Ability to drive delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work independently and with autonomy as well as in a team and leading a team.
  • Very strong Quality analytics knowledge and understanding
  • Computer literacy with strong MS Excel experience.
  • TPM experience: Quality Pillar Implementation.
  • Must have demonstrated experience (minimum four years) in Quality Functions managing and leading a team and (minimum seven years) in a complex Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing or FMCG environment.
  • Must have experience working in an environment with strong quality management processes in place
  • Must have experience working in an environment with strong health and safety processes in place.
  • Must have had exposure to world class manufacturing and or lean manufacturing principles.

If you do quality please send you CV to cosmeticsvacancies@gmail.com.

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