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Vacancy ID:  34721

DESCRIPTION

Stevenage - Bessemer Drive, Stevenage, SG1 2DL


Permanent
Full Time

 


Our passion at Currys is helping everyone enjoy the latest tech. We’re proud of the service levels we provide for our customers – online, in-store or in their homes. And it’s all down to our people, 30,000+ capable and committed colleagues, learning together, growing together, making us amazing and celebrating the wins.

 

We're looking for a Product Evaluation Engineer to be part of our specialised team responsible for product evaluation, ensuring our own label product range, one of the largest in our business meet all regulatory compliances and are safe.  You'll influence the design, maintaining a high quality which will reduce call centre activity, increase first time fix rates and reduce service costs. You’ll work closely with our European suppliers, our Hong Kong office and other parts of our incredible business. 

 

As part of this role, you'll be responsible for:

 

Product Evaluation

  • Evaluating respective product categories (Major Domestic Appliances) and advise the Commercial Team as to their suitability of sale
  • Compliance by documentation checking and product testing
  • Constant monitoring of product quality, involving pre-shipment inspection review, investigation of customer returns and repair service data

 

Product Safety

  • Conduct Safety investigations for selected products All follow-up actions must be clearly assigned and actioned in a timely manner  
  • Work closely with our HK office to provide technical guidance
  • Assist the update of the Product Safety database of reported incidents reporting
  • Regularly monitor European & UK standards for relevant updates that may affect our business

 

Legislation & Standards

  • Regularly monitor European & UK standards for relevant updates that may affect our business
  • Update relevant updates to the management team

 

You will need:

 

  • Experience of product development, safety requirements and quality management procedures
  • Good understanding of current and developing technologies
  • Experienced to degree level or equivalent or possesses relevant technical qualifications
  • Ability to assess technical risk and to formulate an effective risk management strategy for both development and manufacturers, suppliers
  • Full Driving License and Passport
  • To travel worldwide as required

 

We know our people are the magic ingredient in our success. That’s why we reward you with benefits that go deeper than just the day-to-day. Benefits that work for you, your lifestyle and your career. They include:

 

  • Performance related bonus
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Product discounts on the latest tech
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives
  • 25 days of annual leave (plus bank holiday entitlement)

 

Beyond that, we’ll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role, grow your skills your way, and see your career develop in the way you want. Be part of our talented team and unbox your passion at the UK’s best-known retailer in tech.