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  • Posted: May 24, 2024
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    Lafarge Africa Plc is a leading Sub-Saharan Africa building solutions Company and member of the LafargeHolcim group. The vision of Lafarge Africa Plc is to be the most trusted and preferred partner of African construction professionals and home builders by delivering cement, concrete, aggregates and other building solutions that are best in quality, envir...
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    Quality Manager, Ashaka

    About the Job

    Accountable for product conformity with respect to national standards and customer requirements. Ensures proper definition of material specifications (raw materials up to final products), reliability of lab measurements and proper management of quality along the manufacturing process. Contributes to the plant’s cost performance through continuous optimization of raw mix, clinker and cement.

    What you'll be doing

    • Ensure, that activities are only assigned to workers (employees/contractors) with proven competency for the safe execution
    • Ensure adequate training, instruction and supervision of workers (employees/contractors), appropriate intervention in case of unsafe behaviors/situations and the consequent follow up of defined corrective actions
    • Ensure compliance with local / LafargeHolcim H&S requirements within the area of responsibility
    • Ensure that no work is executed without proper assessment of risks and implementation of protection measures before the start.
    • Plans, organizes and manages sampling, measurements and analysis throughout the production process
    • Ensures proper calibration of equipment
    • Analyzes and interprets quality data; timely identifies deviations from targets and defines and implements improvement actions in collaboration with Production Manager and Production Performance Engineer
    • Investigates and controls impact of changes of material, production and process on product quality
    • Plans and controls budget; maintains long-term lab development plan including equipment replacement CAPEX plan
    • Investigates and implements actions to optimize costs and improve quality (raw mix, clinker, cement)
    • Ensures application and management of an appropriate quality system
    • Organizes internal and external audits on quality processes and ensures implementation of corrective actions identified
    • Promotes professional development of quality staff through coaching, individual development plans and training
    • Ensures compliance with LH policies on contracting and managing third party services
    • Defines and implements the necessary measures to maintain the condition of the lab installations and to assure proper functioning of equipments and systems (preventive maintenance, service contracts)
    • Defines backup solutions for control of key quality parameters in case of breakdown of critical equipment
    • Defines product portfolio and product and process targets in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders (customers, Marketing & Sales and Manufacturing)
    • Jointly with Marketing & Sales, monitors customer satisfaction and competitiveness of product performance and defines/implements corrective actions if required
    • Supports Technical Sales in the qualification and follow-up of customer complaints

    What we are looking for

    • Higher qualifications in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical sciences and Chemical Engineering.
    • Minimum 6 years experience as a Quality Engineer or Chemist or Process Engineer with 5 years of relevant laboratory experience.
    • Experience in cement manufacturing process is required 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lafarge Cement on to apply

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