Quality Assurance Administrator

Company Overview

Now in its 15th year, Portsmouth-based Bladez Toyz continues to create innovative toys across categories from radio control to creative play, and boasts a growing portfolio of licensed brands including Hot Wheels, Barbie, Harry Potter, DC Comics and Peppa Pig.

The Opportunity

Bladez Toyz is currently looking for a Quality Assurance Administrator to join the product development and manufacturing team in a diverse and challenging role with various responsibilities throughout the supply chain.

Salary: Competitive based on experience.

Location: Portsmouth, UK.

Candidate Profile

  • You must have previous experience within a Quality Assurance role
  • You will be working as part of a small team, so being hands on is very important
  • You will need to be an excellent communicator with attention to detail, and have a passion for product quality, technical administration, and compliance to be successful in this role
  • Excellent teamwork, organisation, and process management skills
  • Ability to quickly assimilate information/quick-thinking
  • Forward planning/ability to prioritise
  • Flexible/adaptable/efficient
  • Good problem solver
  • Thinking outside the box/creative thinker

Main duties will include:

  • Create all necessary documentation for the quality processes
  • Manage and maintain QA reviews and technical files for all products
  • Work with the product development team to plan and organise product risk assessments and testing requirements on all product ranges
  • Manage the product safety testing and QC sampling procedures
  • Monitor ongoing product quality standards and evaluate how they may affect existing and future product ranges
  • Work with the manufacturing and shipping teams to organise production/customer inspections
  • Maintain factory ethical and customer/partner compliance records through management of inspections, audits, and certification
  • Work with retailers, distributers, and licensors to supply required product safety documentation, factory ethical/technical audits, and related product information where required
  • Support continuous improvement activities by seeking out opportunities to optimise processes
  • Support with implementation of best practices to eliminate repeat quality events and improve product quality

To apply, send your CV to:

Rachael Hughes, Bladez Toyz – rachael@bladeztoyz.co.uk.