BIC® products are known and appreciated all over the world for their quality, their affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, the one-piece shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® one of the best known international brands, present in 3.2 million retail outlets, in more than 160 countries. As we explore the tremendous opportunities ahead, we have a need for dedicated and dynamic employees to help build our team.

Job Position: Quality Control Officer

Job Location: Sagamu, Ogun

Job Responsibilities
Raw & Packaging material Quality Assurance:

  1. Sample and test packaging and raw materials from suppliers for conformity to set specifications.
  2. Approve or reject supplied inputs based on their quality status.
  3. Monitor Shavers Assembly unit.
  4. Ensure proper storage to avert contamination.
  5. Reinforce FIFO during issuance and use

Component Moulding Quality Assurance:

  • To ensure line clearance is done to avoid mixing of different materials /master batches /pigments.
  • For each production line, prepare a line reference standard of the specified component and submit for review and authentication by the QA Manager.
  • Carry out quality checks on all defined parameters for barrels, supports, tubes, buttons, caps, stems to ensure the components manufactured conforms to set specifications.

Ink filling Quality Assurance:

  1. Ensure line changeovers checks are done before ink fill line starts.
  2. Take extra measures to avoid change over ink cross contamination
  3. Evaluate at set time intervals, the defined ink fill attributes (test writing, ink content, writing quality, swedging, Free ink level etc.).
  4. Identify defects that may impact on the functional attributes of the ink fill (compromise writing /requirements set by LSNL/BIC)
  5. Capture rejects, scrap data, trend and initiate timely corrective actions

Customer/ consumer complaints and Trade Returns:

  • Evaluate and prepare test reports specifying quality status of any complaint and the action to be taken
  • Record complaints data, trend and initiate timely corrective actions

LSNL/BIC Assembly operations (Ball point pens and Shavers):

  1. Ensure line clearance is done to avoid mixing of different customer orders and relevant check sheet are prepared and signed
  2. Check and verify that the components and packaging materials issued for product assembly conform to set quality requirements and either approve for use or reject the defective components
  3. Prepare reports for all test samples collected online
  4. Carefully examine pen points/shavers, identify for defects that can affect writing and shaving performance
  5. Prepare a line reference standard for each production line and submit for review and authentication by the QA Manager
  6. Check the wooden hammers used for manual assembly have good quality rubber on both sides to avoid damaging the point.
  7. Perform hanging hole test at interval and report accordingly.
  8. Verify all screen print coupons before start of production. Review screen printed pens against approved sample
  9. Record rejects, scrap data, trend and initiate timely corrective actions
  10. Ensure all non-conforming materials are well segregated and properly disposed of
  11. Ensure that the correct quantities are packed at the weighing area and the correct batches and customer names are well coded as planned
  12. Bar coding controls –control of issuance to ensure specificity to product, conduct scan testing

Calibration – Weights & Measures:

  1. Carry out daily weighing scale checks(calibration)
  2. Identify & Isolate any faulty equipment’s
  3. Document calibration results and submit for review
  4. Set and check of measurement gauges for accurate dimension achievement.


  • To keep QA laboratory, tidy always

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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