Ascentech Services Limited is a full-fledged Human Resource Solution Provider incorporated in 2013 with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria. We are committed to forging long-term partnerships with our clients by creating and delivering robust and flexible services that address the changing needs of their business.

Job Position: Assistant Quality Assurance Manager

Job Location: Itokin, Ikorodu, Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conduct thorough inspections and audits of raw materials, in-process production, and finished products to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, company policies, and industry best practices.
  2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address quality concerns and implement corrective actions.

Process Improvement:

  1. Identify opportunities for process optimization, waste reduction, and efficiency enhancement in manufacturing, packaging, and distribution processes.
  2. Propose and lead initiatives to implement quality improvements throughout the production lifecycle.

Documentation and Reporting:

  1. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of quality tests, inspections, trainings and audits.
  2. Prepare comprehensive reports summarizing QA findings, trends, and recommendations for management review.

Quality Management Systems:

  1. Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Quality Management Systems (QMS) to ensure compliance with FSSC 22000 and local regulatory standards.
  2. Monitor and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to reflect the latest quality practices.

Training and Development:

  1. Provide training to production and quality control teams on quality standards, procedures, and best practices.
  2. Stay updated with industry trends and emerging regulations to enhance knowledge and expertise.

Customer Complaints and Investigations:

  • Lead investigations into customer complaints related to product quality and safety, determining root causes and implementing corrective and preventive actions.

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Work closely with R&D, production, engineering, and sales/marketing teams to ensure that quality considerations are integrated into product design and development stages.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree preferably in Food Science, Microbiology, or related science field
  • 5 years+ experience in Food Processing and Quality Management.
  • Required – former supervisory experience or demonstrated potential to develop salaried supervisory employees.
  • Detail oriented with analytical aptitude; exposure to Statistical Process Control is beneficial.
  • Must have the ability to make sound judgment and good decisions regarding quality and wholesomeness of product.
  • Strong leadership, managerial skills and the ability to coach and develop employees.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Able to prioritize/adjust quickly to changing work environment with minimal supervision to meet changing plant needs.
  • Previous experience with HACCP, FSSC 22000, food safety regulations is preferred.
  • Proficient use of PC including Excel, Word, Access, and Power Point.
  • Able to work flexible hours.
  • Ability for limited travel for business related visits.

Application Deadline
5th January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: cv@ascentech.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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