Food Company HK Procurement Pty Limited

Quality Specialist - Hardgoods (6-9 Month Contract)

Food Company HK Procurement Pty Limited
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Posted on 28 Sep 2020

Quality Specialist - Hardgoods (6-9 Month Contract)

Food Company HK Procurement Pty Limited

Job Highlights

  • Australia's largest retail group
  • Dynamic and international team
  • 6-9 Month Contract

Job Description

Do you want to work in a fast paced and dynamic team that is striving to deliver safe, fit for purpose and exciting products to our customers?

Do you have strong experience in providing QA support and expertise in General Merchandise?

Do you want to join a business with charismatic business leaders who put our employees 1st with ample learning and development opportunities?

Then join Woolworths Asia (Supermarkets) as a Quality Specialist and be part of one of the largest retail groups in the world!

  • Support the General Merchandise / Hardgood categories to deliver safe, legal and quality products.
  • Conduct product evaluation and provide product development and technical expertise to category business teams.
  • Managing and influencing internal & external stakeholders.
  • Contribute towards the buying decision for new products by writing complete technical briefs.
  • Conduct benchmarking & market reviews to drive quality standards within the category.
  • Determine testing requirements for products to the appropriate level of due diligence and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure all suppliers of Woolworths Branded products have appropriate technical and ethical audit compliance prior to supply.
  • Monitor returns and customer complaints, investigating where required and taking appropriate action to drive continuous improvement and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure products and suppliers meet all Woolworths Policies and Standards.
  • Driver of emerging technology & developments that support the category innovation plan.
  • Minimum 5 years' Hardgoods QA experience in an international buying office.
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced culture of change.
  • Successful track record of delivering safe, legal, quality products to the customer.
  • Be able to demonstrate customer focus.
  • Strong communication skills (in English and Putonghua).
  • Operate across product areas and multiple projects within category whilst meeting specified timelines.
  • Demonstrated supply and stakeholder management skills.
  • Understanding of country and global supply chain processes.
  • Risk assessment knowledge and practiced experience.
  • Extensive demonstrated experience reviewing and releasing products for the retail market (Australian market knowledge highly advantageous).
  • Be a part of a multinational retail group
  • Constant mentoring and training provided
  • Potential for this contract role to turn into a permanent role
  • Enjoy a 5 day working week within a business that values work-life balance and flexible hour arrangement

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
4 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Woolworths Group is Australia’s largest retail group employing over 200,000 people (almost 2% of Australia’s entire workforce!). Woolworths manages some of Australia and New Zealand’s most recognised and trusted brands including Woolworths Supermarkets, BIG W, Countdown, Dan Murphy’s, BWS, and ALH.

Woolworths Group Asia

Our Asia hub is critical in sourcing amazing products for our customers in Australia and New Zealand.  As part of our sourcing operations in Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Bangkok and Mainland China, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of products for supermarkets (FoodCo) and department stores (BIG W), including toys, apparel & accessories, home deco, health & beauty, food, electrical appliances and so much more!  

Woolworths Group also owns Endeavour Drinks Group, the third largest drinks business in the world. As a subsidiary of EDG, Summergate distributes wines and spirits to leading hotels, restaurants and retailers across Greater China. Through our offices across Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, we exclusively represent over 100 brands from 19 of the world’s leading drinks producing countries.

Our Commitment to Talent

We are so much more than great retailers - we are a team of highly talented, dynamic and passionate people across Asia, connected through our shared values and strategic objectives. As a people focused organisation, we recognise that our team play an integral part in the success of our business and this is reflected in our commitment to hiring for potential, and providing a platform for our existing team members to grow and develop their skills and capabilities.

We make a real difference to families, bringing a little good to everyone, every day, through delivering great products, at the right prices, without compromising on quality. If you are ready to embark on a journey that will connect you with great people, in our dynamic businesses, doing exciting things, now is the time.

For more information about our businesses, please visit the following:

Woolworths Group

Woolworths Supermarkets


Endeavour Drinks Group


Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Medical insurance