Mr Price Job Vacancies 2022 – Quality Technologist Mr Price

  • Full Time
  • Durban
  • Posted 2 months ago

Mr Price Group

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Quality Technologist

Mr Price is hiring a Product Quality Technologist with experience in cosmetics, personal care items (from baby to adults), and an assortment of products in both hardlines (furniture, equipment, toys) and Softline items (apparel, beddings, soft toys).

Your purpose is to provide quality assurance for the various products we offer and to partner with the merchant team to provide quality, value driven merchandise. You need to apply product technical knowledge and experiences in assessing product against specifications in accordance with critical path to deliver quality products that are safe, legal, and fit for purpose.

Whilst reporting to the Quality Manager, you will work alongside a team of Technologists who support the merchandise buying team. You will be required to approve products using a pre-production seal quality process. You will need to be actively involved to assist buyers/suppliers with all QA related queries to ensure products are suitable for trade.

You will be responsible for completing all the administrative requirements related to this product and process and may be required to do occasional store visits. You will also be required to constantly obtain knowledge through various sources to ensure continuous improvement within this department.  

  • Diploma / Degree in cosmetic chemist.
  • Good knowledge of the tests required on all personal care products from baby/kids to adults.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Quality Technologist role.
  • An understanding of the raw material used in the various products for baby/kids and adults.
  • Knowledge of government safety regulations regarding makeup, skin care and personal care products from baby/kids to adults.
  • Knowledge of how to interpret test reports and the ability to identify anything that does not conform to standards from various labs such as SGS, Intertek and QIMA.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing lab with makeup, skin care and personal care products would be advantageous.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Build and maintain good relationships with all suppliers to enable to meet company objectives.
  • Ability to identify and anticipate potential and existing Quality issues/risks on products and actively working with suppliers to put in corrective actions based on the industry best practice to ensure bulk production conforms to the required standards.
  • Working alongside the Compliance team to ensure the Quality Standards are in line with industry standards.
  • All applicants must be fully vaccinated at the time of application or if necessary undertake, to receive a second vaccination in accordance with Company policy, before permanent employment is confirmed.

The People’s Value Champion | Cash-Based | Omni-Channel | Fashion-Value Retailer.

The Mr Price Group retails in more than 1400 stores in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Africa through our 8-trading divisions Mr Price, Mr Price Home, Mr Price Sport, Mr Price Money, MILADYS, sheet street, Power Fashion and recently Yuppie Chef.

Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.


Location : Durban

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