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  • Quality Assurance Assistant

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits + bonus
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 22-Nov-2019
  • Job reference: 24640

Job Description

Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment. We have plenty going on in 2019 and a lot planned for 2020! We strongly believe our culture is one of the many reasons people join us as well as the opportunity to excel and get involved in different initiatives, we’re a great bunch.

 

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Assistant to join our Head Office team in Watford, and if this sounds like an opportunity for you read on below to find out more...



Main purpose of role:

To support and assist the Category Technical Managers to ensure that products and suppliers within the assigned product category comply with the business' Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements and UK/European legislation and that product information and communication is technically correct and complies with legal requirements.


What are we looking for?


  • Educated to A Level or equivalent.


  • Interested in pursuing a qualification in  a Technical field (Degree equivalent) i.e. Chartered Engineer. Diploma Quality Management.


  • Some Knowledge of QA Practices and methodology.


  • Some Knowledge of British & European product safety & technical standards and associated compliance certification.


  • Some knowledge of product legislation and Environmental impact.


  • Experience of factory manufacturing processes and best practice would be desirable.


  • Resilience in following through business critical issues.


  • Persuasive approach to problem solving at all levels.


  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals


  • Well organised with the ability to plan workload to achieve deadlines.


  • Good numeracy skills and conversant in Word and Excel.




What can we offer you?


Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home


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