Quality Inspector

Location: Shenzen, China

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About Fenix

Fenix International is a next-generation energy company. Our mission is to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. To date, Fenix has sold over 400,000 Solar Home Systems in Uganda and Zambia, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over 2 million people.

In early 2018, Fenix joined forces with ENGIE, one of the world's largest energy companies and a leader in the move to renewable, decentralised and digital energy. This has allowed Fenix to make significant commercial investments to accelerate the path to our mission, via new markets - Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria - and innovative products. Together, Fenix and ENGIE are making universal access to modern energy a reality.

Job Description

Fenix International is looking for a driven and self-motivated candidate to join the Fenix team to carry out crucial quality control on a wide range of products and suppliers throughout southern China. The ideal candidate will have a technical education background, preferably with some experience in a factory environment or some experience in the design and manufacture of consumer electronics. In this role you will be responsible for monitoring supplier performance through drop-in audits. You will also be responsible for maintaining outgoing shipment quality through inspections and the collection and analysis of key production data. You will work closely with product engineers to execute control and verification test plans, and play a major role in reporting findings to quality assurance teams worldwide. This position will require regular direct interaction with suppliers and regular domestic travel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out the inspection of product shipments (Open Box Audits) and effectively summarize results in English.
  • Perform periodic audit of suppliers’ operations to ensure that production is being carried out correctly.
  • Monitor suppliers’ IQC, IPQC and FQC inspection processes and check relevant records.
  • Monitor suppliers’ relevant in-house testing (reliability test, ORT test, mechanical & electrical performance test etc.) and verify test results accordingly.
  • Monitor supplier compliance with key industry certification standards.
  • Drive suppliers to provide quality records in a timely manner as required.
  • Analyze quality records for trends and weaknesses, and report these to suppliers and in-house engineers in a timely and effective manner.
  • Follow up suppliers’ improvement actions and verify effectiveness.

Required Skills

  • Experience in manufacturing or manufacturing-related fields.
  • Understanding of quality control methods and goals.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Good command of written English as well as Mandarin Chinese.
  • A passion for quality in manufacturing.
  • A desire to improve the quality of life of millions of lower-income customers.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with basic data acquisition tools (meters, power supplies, etc.).
  • Experience working with high-volume consumer products.
  • Experience with consumer electronics manufacturing.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at www.fenixintl.com/careers/.

Fenix offers a competitive salary and a fun work environment. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.

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