Job Order #1126

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Posted Date: 1/14/2009
Job Category: Quality
Position Title: Quality Assurance/LAB Testing Position/Hardlines-Toys, Furniture, Household products, Etc.
Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000
Location: Midsouth
Desired Skills:
Description: Responsibilities:
• Oversee vendor compliance to hardlines and testing requirements, through direct communication with mills and vendors. Ensure that quality and performance standards are met for all products, through development, hardlines/plastics, appliances, tools, etc. testing.
• Evaluate lab test reports, addressing any quality/testing concerns and make suggestions for improvement.
• Communicate with members of the Product Development team during all aspects of development/production; informing them when testing issues arise that could affect final delivery of the product.
• Approve, care, content and country of origin labeling for specified product, to ensure that labeling meets legal requirements.
• Maintain data and tracking for required testing, approved label information and fabric specifications through the company database.
• Interact with the quality assurance team and retail personnel in resolving labeling and hardline performance issues, as well as oversee wear tests.
• Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
• 1-3 years of experience as a testing specialist
• Knowledge of professional lab equipment and test methods, as well as their appropriateness by fabrication.
• Knowledge of US legal requirements for labeling and testing.
• Knowledge of various textiles, finishes, and problems associated with them from a testing perspective.
• Knowledge of basic computer programs (i.e. Excel and Word), and the ability to maintain and organize computer files and spreadsheets.
• Ability to work with varied vendor base and hardlines/AATCC and ASTM classifications.
• Ability to multi-task and handle the workload for multiple seasons simultaneously

Salary: $55 – 65K

Location: USA

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