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Quality Assurance or Quality Control Specialist
Location: Port Moresby
Type: Full Time
Posted: 27 March 2024

Steamships Limited is in search of a proven, capable and results-driven individual for the role of Quality Assurance or Quality Control specialist. The successful candidate will report to the Development, Valuations and Project Manager. 

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for a QA/QC Specialist located in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. As a QA/QC Specialist, you will specialize in furniture specifications and manufacturing, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that all furniture elements of our Hotel Rejuvenation Project meet our exacting standards for quality, durability, and design aesthetics. He/She will work closely with the project team and furniture suppliers to oversee the manufacturing process, conduct inspections, and ensure compliance with projects specifications.

Required Experience

  • Significant experience (Minimum of 3-5 years) in quality assurance or quality control within the furniture manufacturing or hospitality industry and  including amongst other things:
  • Collaborate with project managers, designers, and procurement teams to review furniture specifications, design concepts, and project requirements.
  • Evaluate supplier capabilities and qualifications to ensure alignment with project quality standards and delivery timelines.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of furniture drawings, renderings, and material samples to ensure accuracy and adherence to design intent.
  • Develop and implement quality control plans and inspection protocols tailored to the unique requirements of the Hotel Rejuvenation Project.
  • Perform regular on-site inspections of furniture manufacturing facilities to assess production processes, quality control measures, and compliance with project specifications.

Qualifications and Key Ccompetencies

  • Qualification in Interior Design, Architecture, Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong understanding of furniture design principles, materials, finishes, and manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret technical drawings, specifications, and design documents.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and communicate with suppliers, manufacturers, and project stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with quality management systems (e.g., ISO 9001) and relevant industry standards (e.g., ANSI/BIFMA, ASTM) preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software applications.

Expressing your interest

If you feel that you are the right person for the role and you meet the above minimum requirements, please email with a subject line EOI Pacific Palms Property Quality Assurance or Quality Control, and your interest will be registered.


Submitting Your Final Application

Aapplications close 1700 hours (PNG time) on Friday 12th of April 2024.


All final applications must include a submission letter that covers the suitability of your candidacy, as well as an updated copy of your CV. Your final application, must be sent via email to with the subject heading Application – Pacific Palms Property Quality Assurance/Quality Control.


Your cover letter must be addressed to:


The Recruitment Specialist

Steamships Limited

P. O. Box 1

Port Moresby


Only sshortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.