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Quality Assurance Specialist, Solutions



Quality Assurance
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com

Location: [[Pretoria, Silverton]]
Job Posting Title: [[Quality Assurance Specialist, Solutions]]
Time Type: [[Full Time]]


Post Graduate Quality Qualification or
Industrial Engineering

Computer Skills:

• MS Office (Intermediate)
• Relevant related non-confomrance software
• Proficient in Excel for data management and reporting (intermediate to advanced)

Job-related Requirements:

• ISO 9001:2015/14001:2015/45001:2018 experience
• Production system experience such as FPS,TQM,TPS,etc
• Experience in continuous improvement initiatives such as Lean, TOC
• 5+ years relevant experience
• SHERQ ( Internal measurement and auditing of all site processes to ensure stability and improvement in areas of Health and Safety, Environment and facility compliance/risk mitigation)
• Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001


• Advantage: Auditor certificate
• Abillity to professionally liaise with internal and external client
• Abillity work within a team and be a team player
• Abillity to work with minimum supervision
• Effective communication skills
• Experience in Logistics, manufacturing and warehousing environments
• Must be able to meet all the deadlines
• Must be organized and reliable
• Must be deadline driven
• Abillity to pay attention to detail and critical thinking
• Knowledge of QMS (Quality Management System) and SHEQ (Health, Safety,Environment & Quality)


The successful incumbent will be responsible for the implementation, support, monitoring, and control of the adopted quality management system related to client and DSV requirements.The incumbent will be accountable to ensure compliance throughout
the supply chain in respect of formally agreed quality and service level agreements.
The Quality assurance specialist is responsible for implementing the ISO (International Organization for standardization) standards to enable DSV establish, maintain and continually improve its quality management system.


ISO compliance
• Ensure that DSV adheres to the ISO 9001,14001 and 45001
Policy and Procedures
• Ensure that DSV complies with current Quality,Safety,Health and Environmental (QSHE) policy
• Ensure compliance to QSHE standard operating procedure as well as statutory guidance documents
Documentation and Processes
• Develop and document processes and procedures that align with ISO standards, facilitate consistency and compliance
across the organization
• Active participation in audits whether internal,client, and statutory or other
• Implement corrective actions for identified non-conformities and establish preventative measures to prevent reoccurence
Continuous Improvement
• Drive initiatives for continuous improvement relating to audit findings
• Active participation in non-conformance closure through appropriate implementation of remedial action to ensure robustness of adopted QMS
• Proactive engagement within operational undertakings to ensure prompt escalation to management in the event of system failure/ operational weakness or mandatory enhancements
Training and Awareness
• Provide training to employees to enhance awareness of ISO standards and ensure that the is understanding of how compliance should be maintained
Risk Management
• Assess risks related to non-compliance with ISO standards and implement mitigating measures in Intergration with OHS and Environmental Standards (Integrated Management System)
• Prepare DSV for external audits certification by ensuring that the ISO standards are met and documented
• Act as a liaison between DSV and certification bodies, facilitate effective communication in all audits
Benchmarking and Best Practices
• Stay informed of ISO standards and best practices,ensuring that DSV remains at the forefront of quality management

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.