The position of Quality Control Officer has arisen within our Production Department, based at Gaborone. This position will report to the Production Manager.


To develop, implement and manage quality control systems to ensure continuous production consistency with established standards, customer specifications and production goals.
Key Performance Areas

Ensure all material QC testing is performed and recorded in line with required standards/specifications and stipulated timeframes for the varying production categories on the site
Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service, ensuring that certificates of analysis are issued as required to customers
Manage investigation and correction of non-conformances and complaints relating to quality
Review quality control processes, procedures and capabilities in order to sustain the most cost effective and efficient methods for meeting quality requirements, and making recommendations for improvement as appropriate
Develop and analyse statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and trends to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products
Manages and monitors the staff performance and coach where necessary to obtain conformance to standard
Control and direct all QC resources, equipment, material standards and consumables. Ensure that equipment is available and calibrated to prevent delays in quality control.
Ensure a system is in place for systematic maintenance of all QC records
Review quality performance trends and suggest improvements to quality inspection plans to Development to improve the performance of finished goods at the customer
Review quality control documentation to ensure all planned activities meet the necessary requirements
Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives
Monitor and report quality control progress, notifying any predicted shortfall or discrepancies against timescale and budgets
Participation in the stock take, and any other duties as may be assigned.

Educational, Knowledge & Requirements

Degree in Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering
Minimum of 5 years’ experiences as a Quality Controller
ISO 9001: 2008 Lead Auditor
Knowledge of SAP is required.

Skills, Knowledge & Personal Attributes

Technical Capacity
Organisational Skills
Problem Solving Skills
Analytical Skills
Customer Focus
Time Management
Business Acumen

Closing date and application instructions

If you meet these requirements and you are interested, please send your application with certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae to HR Department or e-mail to OduetseK@Kansaiplascon.co.bw by no later than the close of business on the 9th June 2017.

Kansai Plascon Botswana shall only correspond to short listed candidates only. Should you not be contacted within 6 weeks of submitting your CV, please consider your application as unsuccessful.