Toy Safety QA (Quality Assurance) Technologist

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH26565

£25000.00 - £30000 per annum


Role Title
Toy Safety Quality Assurance (QA) Technologist
North West
£25,000 - £30,000 negotiable depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Cast UK are exclusively working with a leading North West business to recruit a Toy Safety QA Technologist role due to rapid expansion. Your knowledge and experience in this area will allow you to hit the ground running, ensuring the toy offering meets global standards and regulations. It is essential that you are currently working as a QA professional with some toy safety experience as this is one of the most critical departments. You will work closely with the Buying department, as well as the China office and Far East factories to provide technical guidance and support, reporting directly to the QA Manger. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, growing year on year.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing technical specification packs, including risk assessments and compliance requirements.
  • Owning Toy Technical Files and all Testing documentation.
  • Ensuring that all items adhere to British Safety Standards, international compliance where necessary and all labelling and packaging requirements.
  • Dealing with Far East suppliers to ensure critical path is maintained.
  • Commenting & developing on samples in liaison with the designer and buyer.
  • Sealing for production and checking shipment samples.
  • Resolving quality or production issues and effecting change to mitigate future issues.
  • Drawing up EC Declarations of Conformance



Skills & Experience

  • Experience of working directly with foreign factories
  • Excellent verbal and written English plus strong communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Comprehensively computer literate, with a good knowledge of Excel
  • Be able to efficiently multi-task, be highly organised and work happily in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere
  • Experience in the development of toys and infant products through from design to shipment
  • Understanding of adhering to European Regulatory Quality standards balanced with commercial needs
  • In depth knowledge of EU Toy safety Directive
  • Experience working within Regulatory Compliance Quality department



Client information
Our client is a market-leading business based in the North West

Remuneration
£25,000 - £30,000 negotiable depending on level of experience

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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