Quality Control and Assurance Manager Employment Opportunity – UpEnergy

Job Title:      Quality Control and Assurance

Organization: UpEnergy

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

UpEnergy brings
aspirational products that save energy and improve health within reach of
low-income customers. We develop distribution channels that sell efficient and
clean technologies, primarily efficient cook stoves. We finance our growth
through the generation and marketing of carbon emissions reductions sold in
Europe, Asia, and North America.

We sell products
under our SmartHome brand and through partnerships with other brands. We
operate regional distribution hubs and build distribution relationships with
retailers, and directly with customers, through the SmartHome sales force.
We’ve seen 100% year on year growth for two straight years. We now sell over
20,000 units per month that save each family we reach about 9% of their annual
income and reduce air pollution.

Globally, UpEnergy
has a long track record of capturing the value of energy savings through sales
of emissions reductions. The products we sell generate UN certified carbon
credits (CERs) delivered to buyers in Europe and Asia. Our long-term carbon
sales relationships have uniquely positioned us to rapidly grow distribution.
Up Energy’s team has a collective 50 years of experience in climate finance and
is at the forefront of Paris-era project finance.

Job Summary:  We are looking for a detail-oriented Quality
Control and Assurance Manager to ensure our partners production lines run
smoothly and consistently to generate a suitable output of products that meet
quality and efficiency standards. The Quality Control Manager should understand
UpEnegy’s needs and requirements and coordinate supplier efforts towards
achieving quality excellence. The ideal candidate for the Quality Control
Manager position should have excellent communication and listening skills, with
strong observational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. He or she should
understand regulatory compliance and be skilled in understanding scientific and
technical data.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the final product, marching them with the required standards, and approving or
rejecting those that don’t meet specifications.

quality in the entire supply chain – from the point of production, delivery,
storage, up to the point of sale.

ways to improve the manufacturing processes of all suppliers and carbon
partners to ensure high quality products.

improving, and reviewing new specifications and procedures for products or
processes, and training staff on how to use them.

required standards for raw materials used by suppliers and monitoring

that legal obligations, compliance with regulatory authorities, and health and
safety guidelines are adhered to.

product development procedures and identifying any deviations from set quality

accurate documentation and performing statistical / data analysis for all

strategies to reduce waste and increase efficiency for suppliers.

that all products received from suppliers comply with the specified quality.

the warranty processes and finding strategies to improve effectiveness.

feedback from customers to assess whether their requirements are being met.

Be on
the lookout for opportunities for improvement and develop new efficient

and establish the company’s quality procedures, standards, and specifications,
and review existing policies making suggestions for improvements.

any other duties as instructed by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in science or business-based programs.

Certificate in quality control is an added advantage (ISO 9000 etc.)

in production or manufacturing.

in business administration may be advantageous.

attention to detail, observation, organizational, and leadership skills.

knowledge of quality control procedures and legal standards.

knowledge of data analysis, and statistical methods.

communication and listening skills.

IT skills.

experience as a Quality Control Manager

and responsible

How to Apply:

Please email a short
cover letter and resume to jobs@upenergygroup.com.Please do not include all
copies of diplomas and certificates at this time. No zip files or hard copies.
Please use the subject “Quality Control and Assurance Manager” in all e-mail
correspondences. Posted mail applications will not be accepted.

Deadline: 20th May, 2020

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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