Quality Control Supervisor

Lagos, Nigeria

The job of a Quality Control (QC) supervisor is to ensure that products or services meet or exceed the established quality standards and requirements. The role involves implementing and overseeing quality control processes to identify and address defects, non-conformities, and opportunities for improvement. 

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  • Develop strategies to reduce the number of defects in products or services. Implement systems for identifying, documenting, and addressing defects. Analyze data to identify root causes of defects and implement corrective actions.
  • Evaluate and improve production or service delivery processes to enhance efficiency. Implement continuous improvement initiatives to optimize workflow. Collaborate with relevant departments to streamline processes.
  • Ensure that products or services comply with industry standards and regulations. Develop and maintain systems for tracking and documenting compliance. Prepare for and participate in audits to demonstrate compliance. 
  •  Establish criteria for evaluating the quality of materials and services from suppliers. Monitor and assess the performance of suppliers, addressing issues as needed. Collaborate with procurement to select and qualify suppliers based on quality criteria. 
  • Develop training programs to ensure that team members have the necessary skills. Assess and track the skills of team members, providing opportunities for development. 
  • Facilitate training sessions to enhance the overall competency of the workforce. 
  • Monitor and analyze customer feedback to identify areas for improvement. Implement strategies to enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty. Address and resolve customer complaints, ensuring a positive customer experience.
  • Investigate the root causes of defects or quality issues. Implement corrective and preventive actions to address identified root causes. Facilitate cross-functional teams in root cause analysis activities.
  • Analyze the costs associated with poor quality, including rework and warranty claims. Develop and implement strategies to reduce the overall cost of quality. Collaborate with other departments to optimize processes and reduce costs.
  • Identify and assess risks related to quality issues. Implement risk mitigation strategies to prevent quality-related problems. Monitor and analyze incidents to identify emerging risks.
  • Foster a culture of quality and continuous improvement among team members. Encourage employee involvement in quality improvement initiatives. Recognize and reward contributions to quality and process improvements.
  • Compare the organization's quality performance with industry benchmarks. Analyze competitive positions and identify areas for improvement. Implement best practices identified through benchmarking activities.
  • Promote a mindset of zero defects throughout the organization. Lead initiatives to achieve zero defects in specific projects or processes. Encourage and reward employees for their commitment to quality.
  • Evaluating and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure the quality of incoming materials and services. Negotiating and implementing quality agreements with suppliers.
  • Efficiently managing time and resources to meet deadlines and ensure timely completion of quality control activities. Prioritizing tasks based on their impact on overall quality. 
  • Upholding ethical standards in quality control practices and decision-making. Demonstrating integrity in dealing with quality-related issues.  
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to implement quality improvements. Fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.  
  • Staying informed about advancements in technology related to quality control
  • Negotiating with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, to achieve quality-related objectives. Resolving conflicts and ensuring alignment on quality standards.
  • Prepare and present necessary reports.


  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems (QMS): Familiarity with international standards such as ISO 9001 and other industry-specific standards.
  • Ability to use statistical tools for data analysis and decision-making, such as Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Knowledge of methodologies like Lean and Six Sigma to identify and eliminate process inefficiencies.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify patterns, trends, and root causes of quality issues.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address and resolve quality-related challenges.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication with various departments to ensure alignment with quality goals.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports summarizing quality performance and improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of quality professionals effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and oversee quality control processes.
  • A keen eye for detail to identify defects, inconsistencies, and deviations from quality standards.
  • Thoroughness in reviewing documentation and processes to ensure accuracy.
  • Understanding of customer expectations and the ability to align quality efforts with customer satisfaction.
  • Proactive approach to addressing customer feedback and resolving complaints.
  • Ability to assess and manage risks related to quality issues. Implementing strategies to mitigate risks and prevent quality-related problems.
  • Providing guidance and support for continuous learning and improvement.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate change initiatives to improve quality processes. Managing resistance to change and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency in using quality management software and tools.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in processes, technologies, and organizational structures.
  • Willingness to adjust strategies based on evolving business needs.
  • Understanding the financial implications of quality-related decisions. 
  • Budget management skills for cost-effective quality control measures

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields of study such as: Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Business Administration with a focus on Operations or Quality Management.
  • 4 – 5 years practical experience in quality control, quality assurance, or a related field is crucial. 
  • Certifications related to quality management and process improvement

What's great in the job?

  • Great team of smart people, in a friendly and open culture
  • Real responsibilities and challenges in a fast evolving company
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