Apr 03, 2018

QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER- METROLOGY

  • SWAZILAND STANDARDS AUTHORITY (SWASA)
  • Swaziland
Full time Management Other

Job Description

The Swaziland Standards Authority (SWASA) mission is to promote quality principles and facilitate the use of standards to reduce technical barriers to trade and investment, ensure a sustainable Swazi economy and safeguard the nation's health, safety and environment, invites suitably qualified individuals to fill in the Quality Assurance Officer Metrology tenable within the Authority:

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS


• Performs routine metrology tests according to established working procedures;
• Follow standard operating procedures for the calibration of weighting instruments and test weights
• Maintain calibration standards
• Generate and validate calibration methods
• Obtain and maintain ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation
• Maintains accurate records of all testing performed in both written and electronic documentation
• Perform and document routine maintenance of lab equipment to ensure proper operation;
• Prepare calibration reports;
• Maintaining the Laboratory's Quality Management System;
• Record keeping and filing;
• Assisting with keeping analytical methodology up-to-date and in-line with internationally accepted methods;

Qualifications and Experience

• Diploma or B-Tech or BSc in Maths, Physics, Electronics, Electrical/ Mechanical Engineer

• At least two years' experience in a laboratory that performs calibration activities


Skills and Attributes

• Ability to operate calibration equipment
• Ability to perform mathematical calculations
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
• Ability to analyse data and draw logical conclusions
• Basic knowledge of general QC/GLP practices
• Ability to work independently • High levels of honesty and integrity
• Be organized and methodological (pay attention to detail)


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