The quality control inspector responsibilities include designing quality standards, inspecting materials, equipment, processes, and products, developing quality control systems, and determining corrective actions.
The expeditor is responsible for planning and performing expediting activities to ensure the timely delivery of documentation, materials, and equipment to meet project requirements.
The incumbent is expected to work independently.
QC Role and Responsibilities
Planning and arranging supplier visits for quality audits and issues
Conducting supplier assessments and evaluations
Evaluation and release of parts on various projects conversant to the Company’s requirements
Customer/Supplier liaison and Corrective Actions with follow-up
Product Quality concerns investigations
Quality representation at CCB meetings for various projects
Quality assist on logistic technical support and planning i.e., spares requirement, packing, preservation, marking, transport and handling for tests and demonstrations
Co-ordination and liaison with Engineers, Programme Managers, Clients, and Line Management with quality inputs
Support Programme Managers throughout the different System Engineering Phases e.g., ensure all activities are performed in accordance with quality plans, industrialisation plans and specifications that the programme baselines are effectively established
Working with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems, and procedures
Investigating and setting standards for quality
Ensure that in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications are met
Supply Chain Commercial
Design and improve with business partners the assigned supply chains, starting with inhouse/outsource choices and (re)designs, the contracting strategy, and commercial tactics, along with post-award contract management.
Build and maintain a strong network in the market, being fully aware of supplier developments and opportunities coming up
Understand the changes in the business, business drivers, and external environment and trigger adjustment of supply chain end-to-end processes, category strategies, and contracts
Determine the right remuneration model (e.g., output-based contract) to encourage the right behaviours and expectations from suppliers in order to optimize the alignment of supply chain and asset delivery
Drive total cost reduction and value beyond the usual. Identify opportunities in the contract portfolio to create more value and/or eliminate waste
Drive continuous improvement by replicating game-changer improvements and recommended practices
Facilitate discussions on process performance and inefficiencies
Liaise with suppliers to co-ordinate actual delivery vs contractual delivery date
Follow-up on daily progress plan and take corrective action where necessary
Facilitate C.O.D. orders and payment thereof with finance department
Control document flow and manager data for reporting purposes
Visit suppliers to check on progress oof orders and check quality (if required)
Follow-up and liaise with clearing agents and freight forwarders / transporters to ensure timeously delivery
Maintain and establish good relationships with suppliers
Provide general support to the Procurement and Operations team
Weekly/monthly reporting on expediting
Investigate and resolve queries
Assist warehouse personnel and technical buyer(s) with supplier queries upon delivery of orders
Understanding of critical or long-lead items
Receive and monitor purchase order amendments
Monitor progress on any critical purchase order(s)
Arrange collections and deliveries from suppliers and ensuring that these items are delivered / collected on time
Location (country, city): Midrand
Job Qualification & Experience:
5 – 10 years’ experience in supply chain, commercial and quality assurance
N. Dip Quality Management / Quality Assurance
CIPS or similar procurement qualification
Commercial qualification will be advantageous
Computer literacy (MS Office, Syspro, Team Centre)
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
Skilled in basic financial and commercial management.
Solution acquisition processes
Experience in quality management processes
Time Management Skills
Quality Systems Standards
The capability to travel as needed.
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Supplier Quality Assurance
Understanding and being able to work with in a multicultural environment.
Effective administration skills.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and management skills.
Exceptional negotiation and decision-making skills.
Effective communication skills.
Strong business acumen.
Armoured and mine protected vehicles.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
QC / Supply Chain / Expeditor (12 month contract with potential to become permanent), – Ref: 1205253-2
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