Quality Assurance Auditor in Oyo, Nigeria

at British American Tobacco

Manufacturing / Production
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

 Job purpose and key deliverables    

  • To ensure that Quality measurements are taken, analysed, trended and reported so that timely accurate and relevant Quality data can be issued to customers and business management
  • To develop, implement and maintain work instructions, test methods and calibration in compliance with ISO 9001 – 2008 and other  BATN documented procedures

Business Objectives

  • Understand basics and fundamental of Tobacco processing in primary and secondary manufacturing departments
  • Implement quality assurance standards.
  • Liaise with the Quality Manager/supervisor/Team leaders regarding all issues of quality.
  • Carry out investigative studies to understand and improve production process parameters.
  • Participate in  knowledge , process and procedure review session organised by Team Leaders / supervisors
  • Identify training needs of self to help drive effectiveness and improved quality of work.
  • Conform to the laboratory working standards.
  • Adhere to and ensure compliance to all protocols for FPI-X and Q2.
  • Ensure all non-conformances and quality related issues are documented and reported to the quality manager, supervisor and all relevant stake holders.
  • Ensure proper use of all relevant test equipment
  • Ensure 100% data accuracy in all quality function records.
  • Ensure timely collection of all samples in line with protocol and preparation of reports
  • Review and Authenticate accuracy of reports and data collected during the shift period by the end of shift.
  • Strive to reduce non-conformance by prompt intervention, advise and collaboration with manufacturing personnel
  • Comply to EMS requirement by continuously reducing impact of our aspect and improving environmental performance
  • Provide equipment performance report/ feedback to instrumentation technician.

Leadership Objectives

  • Able to plan, organise and deliver results in time to meet deadline
  • Passion for excellence and adherence to standards, process and procedure
  • Ensure compliance with British American Tobacco EMS & Environmental Health and Safety guidelines for all Quality Assurance activities.
  • Maintain at all times, a clean, tidy and safe working environment.
  • Ensure that set departmental and company objectives are adhered to.
  • Able to communicate timely feedback in a constructive & simple manner.
  • Be proactively involved in continuous improvement initiatives drive for change in all processes in and around the manufacturing settings.
  • Attend and participate actively in all team, departmental and cross functional meetings

Essential requirements    

  • Minimum of OND in Science Field with Chemistry, Mathematics or Statistics as a major study area
  • Has knowledge required doing assigned audits and tasks within functional area
  • May have advanced specialty education and training, and / or on-the-job experience.
  • Knowledge of factory processes and procedures.
  • Functional knowledge of quality analysis tools( Pareto, Excel, Fishbone diagram 5 whys  and SPC tool.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good reporting skills

Desirable requirements    

  • Effective adherence to quality sampling and evaluation in line with established guidelines, protocols and procedures
  • Functional knowledge and use of QA systems (Equata, Vides, BO & Infosys)
  • 100% Delivery of accurate data and information.
  • Guide factory work force towards the application of quality best practice.
  • 100% adherence to work instructions, procedures and product specifications
  • Proactive and timely shift quality information communicated to team mates within Quality and the entire plant crew.
  • Reduce waste and Non conformance through engagement and constant feedback to shop floor personnel.
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