Title:  Quality Assurance Officer

Closing Date:  12 October 2023

Gaborone, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To  implement group standards on identification, approval, coding, acquisition, storage, handling, correct usage of materials at the sites including testing, quality assurance and obsolescence.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters
  • Scrutinises and verifies all new stock applications for completeness of details, description, specification and makes recommendations to the mine standards committee
  • Investigates all quality complaints from users and takes corrective and preventative action as necessary
  • Verifies incoming materials for conformance to order descriptions, hazardous substances, packaging, standardization and quality requirements and takes appropriate action
  • Monitors material tests, advices on test criteria, analyses tests reports and summarises results for presentation to the Standards Committee
  • Participates in conducting Registration and Technical assessments of suppliers as and when required
  • Coordinates and drives the Standards Committe meetings at the Operations and provides subject matter expertise to enable good quality decisions
  • Enforces requirements for material safety data sheets for all chemicals delivered and maintains a hazardous substance register for the operations
  • Develops and maintains the Technical Library of specifications and drawings of equipment used as well as other literature and supplier’s catalogue to ensure compliance to set standards
  • Identifying Magpie stocks for take on and disposal
  • Distributing obsolescence and testing reports to other sites
  • Adheres to corporate governance principles in area of responsibility
  • Implements safety, health and environmental programs in area of responsibility taking cognizance of all legal requirements
  • Manages subordinates’ key effectiveness areas by setting, monitoring and reviewing performance and taking remedial action as necessary
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Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all safety, health and environmental and corporate governance principles, policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • National Craft Certificate (Mechanical) or Diploma in Electrical


3 years experience as an Engineering Artisan plus 2 years in a Supply Chain environment

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Decisiveness and Accountability
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strategy Business Thinking
  • Innovative

Behavioral Competencies

  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Communication skills
  • Conceptual Skills
  • Observance
  • Time Management
  • Judgement and Decision Making

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

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