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Quality Control Officer Job At MOKO Home Living

Moko Home + Living is a manufacturer and retailer of home furniture products. We pride ourselves on creativity, passion, and fun. Our customers dream of a welcoming place to sleep, relax, and host their guests, but they tell us this isn’t easy – they either have to break the bank or settle for low-quality furniture.  Join us in building the products, the brand, and the operations, to put high-quality, affordable living within everyone’s reach. Since our founding, we have reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products, attracted global investment, and grown from a start-up to mid-sized company with 300+ employees.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Moko is looking for an individual with demonstrable experience within a production environment with knowledge of raw materials and a passion for quality systems analysis. The Quality Control Officer will work closely with various teams to ensure that quality and safety standards are adhered to at all times.

Structure, Organization, and Systems

  • Implementing quality systems by monitoring the effectiveness of existing standards and systems on the floor
  • Leading root cause analysis on discounts, rejects, and waste on the floor for purposes of informing better production and setting up of the corrective/preventive systems in place
  • Allocating quality control tools to the team, i.e. tape measures, labels and check sheets
  • Monitoring inventory database and data validation
  • Running recipe trials on the floor and reporting on findings
  • Facilitating reviews of standard operating procedures and providing feedback to the Senior Quality Officer
  • Monitoring production pulse points
  • Reviewing and analyzing quality data from production to identify quality issues

Material Testing

  • Overseeing physical testing of all the raw materials
  • Supervising timely release or rejection of raw materials, intermediates and finished products

Leadership & People Management

  • Handling on-boarding and training for quality control supervisors and analysts
  • Updating the quality control attendance and monthly scheduling
  • Handling payroll of both casuals and quality control analysts
  • Monitoring performance and conducting team appraisals

Safety Advocacy

  • Clearly communicating the safety policy of the company to the team
  • Carrying out in-house audits to ensure adherence to the safety guidelines
  • Issuing personal protective equipment to team members
  • Taking lead in root cause analysis for incidents and following up on fixing unsafe acts reported by the team

Communication & Feedback

  • Monitoring returned products from the market to ensure proper analysis and feedback reports
  • Retention of disputed goods as far as quality is concerned.
  • Facilitate quality control meetings at the departmental level.

CAREER GROWTH + COMPENSATION 

Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.  Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge. 

ARE YOU OUR DREAM CANDIDATE?

  • Bachelors in Chemical Sciences, Industrial chemistry, engineering or related fields
  • At least 3 years of working experience in quality control/assurance duties.
  • Strong ICT knowledge in system handling, data entry, and analysis
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices and lean manufacturing policies and procedures
  • Strong team management, leadership skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • High levels of integrity and ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Eagerness to join a young, quickly-growing organization and team

How To Apply

Visit moko.co.ke/careers to apply online/ Apply Here- All Positions

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