Sourcing Quality Technologist

East Sussex
17 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Who are we?

Our ambition is to become the leading home improvement company. We want to create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone. We are investing in working better together, to make the most of our scale and to better serve our customers. One of the ways we'll achieve our ambition is by developing and delivering a range of home improvement products based on customer insights that will be available across all of our nine brands in six countries. We've started our transformation journey and are investing significantly to make our ambition a success.

Where does this role sit?

The Product Quality Team is responsible for managing the overall Quality throughout the end-to-end product development process and acting as the single point of contact for the category teams.

The primary function is to define the quality and performance requirements for all Kingfisher own brand products, ensuring that they meet the needs and expectations of both the customers' and the commercial teams, as well as being safe and compliant for our customers in all Kingfisher markets.


What will you be doing?

Your role as the Sourcing Quality Technologist will be to support the Sourcing Quality Engineers in new product introduction process from the selection stage, working with Product Sourcing Managers (PSMs), Product Quality Engineers (PQEs), Production Engineers and vendor factory personnel.

Work with Sourcing Quality Manager, Sourcing Quality Engineers and other stakeholders to maintain and update Sourcing Quality Department Policy, Procedure and Training documents; provide training on processes to team as required as well as managing 3rd party relationships.


How will I be able to do this?

To carry out this role you will be able to multi-task and prioritise with high attention to detail. Your stakeholder management skills will be excellent and you will have an aptitude for working with technical systems.

What's in it for me?

Becoming part of Kingfisher is a fantastic opportunity, we want to be able to provide our employee's with roles that engage them and the opportunities to continue to grow and develop their career, alongside a competitive benefits package that allows our employees to feel a valued part of our team