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Quality Assurance Specialist


Quality Assurance Specialist

Location: Canada

Department: Distribution Centre



  JYSK is one of the leading and fastest-growing retailers in the world. First-established in 1979 in Denmark, the company is now present in 50 countries with over 2,600 stores; bringing “Quality-for-Less” to millions of customers every day. With a passion for Scandinavian design, our products range from furniture to accessories, including mattresses, bedding, and outdoor products that will enhance any living spaces with a sense of sophistication at affordable prices.

Today there are 62 JYSK stores in 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 Pitt Meadows, BC. 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 Job:

  •  Participate researching and writing product specifications.
  •  Communicate with supplier as needed to ensure supplier’ products met with JYSK Canada product specification through inspection and experiment.
  • Conduct First Article and Pre-production inspections and test on new or revised product designs.
  • 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.
  • Understanding the customers’ needs and requirements by reviewing the customer feedback and product review.  
  • Ensuring product specifications are met by the supplier through inspection and experiment.

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.
  • 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.