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Quality Control Specialist


Quality Control Specialist

Location: Canada

Department: Distribution Centre

JYSK is one of the world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers. First established in Denmark in 1979, JYSK operates retail stores which sell everything for your home throughout Europe and internationally and are now present across 52 countries with over 2,700 stores.

Although JYSK today is a global business, the company is managed based on its Scandinavian roots. This reflects in JYSK’s company culture and the way it does business.

The first Canadian JYSK store was opened in Coquitlam, BC in 1996. Today, JYSK operates 62 stores across Canada, including locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec.

JYSK is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist, to join our logistics team on a permanent full time basis. This position is based out of our Distribution Centre in Toronto. This role is responsible for supporting quality manager by carrying out incoming inspection of new and ongoing shipments of soft goods, mattress items and seasonal items. The competent candidate will test, inspect and evaluate samples and report any variances that are found. This role is also involved in new product evaluation and developing product specification using his/her experience and technical background.

The Role:

  • Conducting incoming inspection for all categories.
  • Conducting First Article and Pre-production inspections and test on new or revised product.
  • Maintaining and controlling all inspection and testing documents
  • Reviewing assembly instructions for accuracy, controlling and approving new revision of assembly instruction.
  • Investigate the issue reported by store for its scope and root cause by communicating with Category managers, store managers and suppliers.
  • Reviewing customer issues and working on the corrective/preventive actions
  • Participating new products review and providing input by identifying potential issues.
  • Reviewing and processing defective product report.
  • Conducting store visit and product audit.
  • Communicate with category managers and store managers to address their quality concerns.
  • Understanding the customers’ needs and requirements by reviewing the customer feedback and product review.

The right candidate:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in QC, QA, product inspections within furniture manufacturing environment is required
  • Minimum 2 years of post high-school education in Engineering or a Diploma in QA (or related field) with a hands-on approach.
  • At least 2 years working experience in Furniture or Textile industry is required
  • Experience with measuring instruments; knowledge of materials, especially furniture is a plus
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and organized with efficient work ethic
  • Advanced user of MS Office

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Staff Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement

Please note: reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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JYSK Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion and all other conditions of employment. As a company, we have developed l programs and policies that address and recognize our objective to ensure that our work environment remains free of discrimination and harassment of any kind and promotes and recognizes the diverse backgrounds of our Colleagues. JYSK Canada will accommodate both internal and external applications throughout the hiring process.

All employment decisions at JYSK are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended. We consider all applications on the basis of individual qualification for the particular position and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and/or characteristic.

JYSK Canada is committed to the value of equal employment opportunity for all Colleagues and the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.