Quality Control Technician

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 Quality Control Technician, you are expected to ensure that parts and components delivered from suppliers are functional to manufacturer specifications, sub-assemblies and repairs produced within the facility are to KOKO specified standards and final assemblies delivered to the customers are reliable and meet all the standards specified by key regulatory bodies, both local and international.

What You Will Do

  • Carry out inspections on incoming parts, assembled and repaired products ensuring they are within design and operation specifications
  • Perform quality analysis for defective network parts within the in-house operations and retrieved from the network as per set standard work instructions
  • Focus on corrective actions in order to make sure that products meet required specifications
  • Continuously identify needs for improvement by conveying them to the line manager and/or engineering team to maintain high-quality work standards
  • Document and own activities by completing forms, reports, logs, and records using provided tools. Ensure good work management of provided work orders, instructions and schedules to meet daily targets and maintain high-quality outputs
  • Maintain assigned tools and equipment in good operating condition by following operating instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, maintaining supply levels and performing regular maintenance
  • Collaborate with the engineering support team 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 Higher Diploma in Engineering or a technical field
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in quality operations or a similar technical capacity.
  • Lab and Workshop skills eg soldering, wiring, drilling etc.
  • 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!