Title:  Product Technologist

Description: 

KAS Pty Limited is a part of KAS Group Asia (KGA), the exclusive direct sourcing arm of Kmart Group that operates the iconic retail brands Kmart Australia, Target Australia and Catch. KGA’s operations span the largest sourcing markets across Asia including China, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam, supporting an annual sourcing capability of US $ 2.5 billion.

With our strong commitment to sustainability and ethical sourcing, we provide a full suite of procurement services from sourcing, merchandising, packaging, quality assurance, quality control and international supply chain.

At KGA, whether with KAS Pty Ltd or Target Australia Sourcing, you will be part of a dynamic, growing business that delivers incredible results through a clearly defined purpose and strategy. You will work in an environment that is highly supportive, collaborative and encourages innovation whilst providing autonomy and challenge.

You will have access to flexible working hours, health and wellness programs, competitive remuneration and training opportunities with development plans to support your career growth. We offer an empowering culture with strongly embedded organisational values that define who we are and everything we do.

 

Job duties

1.Ensure product are evaluated, tested and approved (sealed) in accordance with Kmart standard and mandatory requirements.

2.Ensure that full factory audit and approval on potential suppliers is carried out in accordance with Kmart policy with corrective action plan in place. 3.Ensure that all relevant inspection criteria (checklist, specification, QA report etc.) and sealed sample are made available to the QC inspectors prior to production and inspection.

4.Ensure customer compliant and supplier issues are managed and resolved with the supplier.

5.Ad. hoc project as assigned by Management

 

Requirements

-College graduate.

-Min. 3 years of related QA working experience and knowledge for hard goods, better to have background for Laundry & Storage in retail business, 3rd party, buying office, trading Office, or factory

-Experience in buying office will be a plus

-Strong technical and testing knowledge and skills

-Strong communication skills & good at problem solving

-Proficiency in both written / spoken English -Understanding of Australian market will be a plus