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Senior Quality Engineer

Nigeria Job ID 24703 Apply

JOB TITLE: Senior Quality Engineer



The aim of this role is to provide leadership and manage site Quality Management to ensure that products conform to standard specifications but at the same time to provide technical information to the Manufacturing, sales & marketing management on equipment, processes, procedures, etc. to ensure the finished products meet quality standards.


  • Lead the Daily Quality Management System by deploying Global standards.  
  • Deploy Quality tools to eradicate defects and establish zero defect mindset in the plant floor
  • Implement Quality tools and processes for any project that comes to the SCJ Kenya site that may affect product Quality
  • Quality leader within the local Steering Committee to drive the Quality agenda and ensure that KPIs are addressed driving continuous improvement for Quality and the overall site performance
  • Train Quality personnel and onsite personnel on laboratory equipment or in line processes to ensure that good quality product leaves the factory
  • Owner for managing non conformances following Global Procedures to be shared with Cluster Quality Manager for further alignment
  • Maintain QC laboratories, Manufacturing and other facilities at high level of cleanliness and good housekeeping
  • Adopt an attitude of continuous critical appraisal of current methods and procedures, and to suggest such improvements as are considered necessary. In analytical methods, to identify instruments in the laboratory
  • Investigate the causes of all consumer and customer complaints received and take necessary actions
  • Maintain records of all packaging and raw materials; and finished product specifications and review the same periodically where necessary
  • Audit and monitor production at third Party Contractors to ensure compliance with standards and recommend improvements to systems where necessary
  • Ensure GMP standards are maintained within the manufacturing area and the factory at large if applicable, and carry out SQA audits in the premises of raw and packaging materials vendors in agreement and on behalf of the Cluster Quality Engineering Manager
  • Maintain the quality KPIs for the site and update results on the global quality database monthly

Integrated Management System (IMS)

  • Ensure that the IMS conforms to the requirements of the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO45001 for the site
  • Report the performance of the IMS and opportunities for improvement to site leadership team 
  • Ensure that the process/department is delivering its intended output
  • Ensure the promotion of customer focus throughout the organization
  • Ensure the integrity of the IMS is maintained when changes to the IMS are planned and implemented
  • Report the monthly performance against IMS objectives
  • Review the IMS periodically via internal audits and management review meetings

Experience you’ll bring:

  • A minimum of Second-Class Lower Bachelor of Science degree or Lower Credit Higher National Diploma in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering (Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry will be an advantage)
  • Working experience gained in a Chemical Laboratory
  • Experience in manufacturing, preferably FMCG related industries
  • Knowledge of Gas Chromatography (GC), FTIR, is a must
  • Computer literate

Behaviours you’ll bring:

  • Excellent organizational, prioritizing, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to tailor communication (e.g. content, style and medium) to connect with diverse audience ranging from local / regional management to key stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

You need to be eligible to work in the country of application.

Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member.

Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands.




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