Specialists in the design, development, sourcing and supply of quality consumer leisure goods

QA AND COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT

Location: Heathfield (Newton Abbot)
Department: Buying
Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Salary:£23,400 - £25,000 pa
Benefits:We offer a range of benefits, including 33 days of annual holiday, 50% off Wilton Bradley and 25% off Tii Brands online products, Healthshield cash back scheme, personal development opportunities and annual social events.
Working Hours:40 hours per week. Monday to Friday

Details

Job Role

We are seeking a dedicated individual for a full-time, on-site position with an immediate start preference. As a vital member of our Quality Assurance team, your role will involve providing essential support to ensure the seamless operation of the department’s day-to-day activities and technical projects. This includes planning, organising and follow up with our product team (UK based), our Hong Kong team or key factories, regarding testing requirements on all new lines and of any product lines with physical, chemical or legislative changes, Audit information and assisting with data submissions.

This role will suit someone who is truly passionate about product Quality Assurance. We are offering a great opportunity to grow within a modern, forward-thinking business with an ambitious growth plan.

You will be part of a small technical team working closely with Design, Buying and the key stakeholders of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain technical files for products.
  • Manage the critical path, ensuring accurate and timely data recording.
  • Assist QA Compliance Technicians in product investigations as needed.
  • Assist with data submissions.
  • Ensure clear understanding and timely completion of all supplier communications and instructions.
  • Follow up with suppliers to ensure onboarding and QA documentation deadlines are met.
  • Provide regular updates to the team regarding the status of product certification.
  • Offer general administrative support to the department.
  • Ensure strict adherence to Health & Safety
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the company for the successful completion of the role or for the benefit of the company.

Personal Specification

Skills:

  • While prior QA experience is advantageous, it is not essential; knowledge of product safety and compliance is a plus.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Excel and general computer skills.
  • Basic understanding of OneDrive and SharePoint.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to be hands-on and adaptable in the role.
  • High attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Competencies:

  • Enthusiasm: Demonstrates passion for the work, brand, and product ranges. Embraces our mission and vision with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Flexibility: Willing to adapt to a changing environment and understands the importance of flexibility during times of pressure.
  • Accuracy: Possesses excellent administration skills, is quality-driven, and attentive to detail.
  • Articulate: Communicates clearly and professionally to achieve results and support colleagues and clients.
  • Self-Motivated: Driven and able to work effectively without constant supervision.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: A good team player who understands the importance of collaboration and mutual support within the team.

Benefits

At the Wilton Bradley Group we are committed to supporting our employees in both their professional and personal lives.

We offer a range of benefits designed to enhance their well-being and work experience. Employees enjoy exclusive discounts, including 50% off Wilton Bradley products online and 25% off all Tii Brands online products.

We also provide a competitive company pension with an annual salary exchange opportunity, sick pay, and enhanced maternity and paternity pay. With 33 days of annual holiday, our employees have ample time to recharge and spend with their loved ones.

Additionally, we foster a vibrant workplace culture through annual company events and recognition such as long service awards. To promote health and sustainability, we offer a membership of the Healthshield cash back scheme, a Cycle-To-Work scheme after six months of service and provide free on-site parking. Our casual dress code encourages comfort and expression, while our comprehensive induction and training program ensures professional and personal development opportunities for all. Plus, employees can enjoy complimentary tea and coffee to fuel their day.

Join us and experience the many benefits of being part of our team!

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How to apply?

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Alternatively, please download, print and complete the job application form, sending it to The Human Resource Department, 8 Wentworth Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6TL.

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