Quality Assurance Manager - AFR20210218
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings


AfriSam (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd is one of the largest suppliers of construction-related materials, specialising in the production of Cement, Aggregate and Readymix Concrete. Operating in five Southern African countries, the company offers a wide scope of career opportunities and exposure to best practices. At AfriSam (South Africa) we recognise that talented and enthusiastic people are the basis of our ongoing success.




  • Manage sampling, testing and reporting of raw materials, fuels, clinker and cement products to ensure product quality meet internal, market and SABS requirements
  • Manage the ISO 9001:2015 and SANS 1841 management systems
  • Designs the raw material mixture based upon product quality and production performance planning and targets; ensure optimal in-process and final product quality management and control
  • Recruit, train and manage people to achieve high levels of competence, performance, teamwork and alignment with organisational values, objectives and targets
  • Manage and controls departmental costs within budgetary expectations
  • Initiate, maintain and execute work duties in accordance with company policy, procedures, work instructions and risk management standards
  • Initiate, participate, contribute and execute cost saving initiatives and product quality optimisation programmes
  • Comply to and drive Safety, Health and Environmental programmes in area of responsibility

Experience and Qualifications:

  • BSc with Chemistry qualification, BSc in Metallurgy or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years Laboratory / Quality Management experience in cement or equivalent industry
  • Minimum 5 years knowledge of cement plant equipment, including operating systems
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience with ISO 9001 and Quality management and auditing systems
  • Experienced in laboratory equipment maintenance, calibration and operation, specifically XRF

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Analytical thinking, expert problem solving and reporting
  • Expert understanding of clinker and cement chemistry


Please forward your application and résumé to vacancies.dudfield@za.afrisam.com

Equity Statement:

€œApplicants are advised that AfriSam is a designated employer under the Employment Equity Act and as such has an Employment Equity Plan in place. The Company therefore has the right to fill the vacancy in accordance with its Employment Equity Plan in order to fulfil its transformation objectives by preferring designated employees."