Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd Recruitment 2023/2024.
Defy Appliances is a South African manufacturing company and is the largest manufacturer and distributor of major domestic appliances in Southern Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the following position below:
Job Title: Manager Quality Assurance
We are currently recruiting for a Manager quality assurance to join our dynamic team.
- Develop, implement, and maintain a robust Quality Management System that aligns with industry best practices and applicable regulations.
- Ensure compliance with relevant quality standards, or other industry-specific certifications.
- Lead and mentor a team of quality assurance analysts and specialists
- Set performance goals, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations.
- Foster a positive and collaborative work environment that encourages professional growth and development.
- Ensure that Warranty Cost & Service call Rate Targets are met as per Objectives and Targets
- Establish and execute quality control processes, including product inspection, testing, and validation.
- Implement effective quality control procedures to identify and address defects or deviations from specifications.
- Continuously review and improve existing quality assurance processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Work strongly with Cross Functional Manufacturing Teams in ensuring Scrap limits are not exceeded
- Identify root causes of quality issues and work with relevant teams to implement corrective and preventive actions.
- Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure adherence to quality standards and regulatory requirements.
- Lead quality audits, ensuring proper documentation and follow-up on identified non-conformities.
- Assess potential risks related to product quality, safety, and regulatory compliance.
- Develop and implement risk mitigation plans to prevent quality-related issues.
- Conduct training programs to educate employees on quality standards, processes, and best practices
- Ensure that the workforce is knowledgeable and compliant with quality-related policies and procedures.
- Analyse quality metrics and trends to identify areas for improvement and report findings to senior management.
- Inculcate and drive continued efforts in ensuring a culture built on the 6 Sigma methodology
- Generate regular quality assurance reports to track performance and communicate results
- Collaborate with procurement and vendor management teams to evaluate and qualify suppliers based on quality criteria
- Monitor and assess supplier performance, ensuring adherence to quality standards and contractual obligations
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quality or related field.
- Experience in Quality Assurance Systems.
- Strong knowledge of quality management systems, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Certification in quality management.
Package & Remuneration
How to Apply
Interested applicants should kindly visit the website to apply.