Quality Assurance Technician - Fuel

KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks

Quality Assurance
kigali, rwanda
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
About KOKO Networks
KOKO Networks is a venture-backed climate-tech company with 1,200+ employees across East Africa & India. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that improves life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We offer a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth. Our core lines of business currently include: (1) KOKO Fuel, an ultra-clean liquid bioethanol cooking fuel solution delivered via a network of smart fuel ATMs and leveraging existing downstream liquid fuels infrastructure; (2) KOKO Climate, which retails the emissions reductions that occur from switching households from deforestation-based charcoal to KOKO Fuel; and (3) KOKO Club, a tech-enabled, direct-to-consumer, instant fulfillment retail platform operated in partnership with neighborhood retailers. In 2021, KOKO was selected as the world’s leading emerging markets climate technology solution by FT/IFC.
Your Role
As Fuels Quality Assurance Technician, you will be making reference to laid out standards and policy to ensure that we live by the customer promise of delivering quality fuel into the network.

What You Will Do

  • Take part in fuels receipt in collaboration with fuel partners
  • Carry out fuel quality monitoring, analysis and reporting ensuring it is within design, operational and regulatory specifications
  • Perform periodic inspection checks for product compliance in the network with set standards
  • Focus on corrective actions in order to make sure that fuel meet required specifications
  • Continuously identify needs for improvement by conveying them to the line manager and/or labs team to maintain high-quality work standards. Ensure 5s application to the fuels testing laboratory
  • Ensure good work management of provided work orders, instructions and schedules to meet daily targets and maintain high-quality outputs
  • Maintain assigned lab tools and equipment in good operating condition by following operating instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, maintaining supply levels and performing regular maintenance
  • Collaborate with the engineering, quality and lab support teams and share information across on test results and make adjustments where required through provided communication channels and tools
  • Maintain customer satisfaction through professional conduct and engagements
  • Ensure adherence to respective Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • A Diploma or Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or a related field
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in quality operations or a similar technical capacity
  • Ability to work with lab equipment and general lab operations
  • Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A team player able to work effectively with others and independently with minimal supervision
KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!