W. S. Badcock Corp.Offices

  • Quality Assurance Specialist - Supply Chain

    ID
    2018-5227
    # of Openings
    1
    Location : City
    LaGrange
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    Georgia
    Category
    Supply Chain
  • Posting Summary

    Badcock is one of the largest privately-owned home furniture retailers in the country. We're proud to say that we've been serving the community and providing employment opportunities for more than a century. There are currently more than 340 Badcock stores in eight states, and our headquarters in Mulberry, Florida, employs more than 1,400 people. 

    We are always looking for smart and talented people to join our team. Whether you are a seasoned professional or you're just embarking on a new career path, our job opportunities offer growth, advancement and competitive pay and benefits. If you've got the drive, we'd love for you to be part of our family.

     

     Employee Benefits Include:

     

    COMPETITIVE PAY

    401K PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH

    COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE

    EMPLOYEE MERCHANDISE DISCOUNT

    MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION

    ON-SITE FITNESS CENTER

    PERSONAL AND VACATION PAID TIME OFF

    DAYCARE REIMBURSEMENT PLAN

    PERFORMANCE INCENTIVES 

     

    Job Summary:

     

    Responsible for learning to use analytical and quantitative methods to find root cause for damaged, inferior or failing products.  Work with stores and other areas of the business to collect information regarding damages and how they occur.  Work with suppliers to correct construction and packaging.

     

     

    Essential Functions:

     

     

    1. Contact and work with suppliers to resolve quality issues.
    2. Work with the DCs on damage related issues to identify and track improvements and prepare charge back forms for finance to request credit.
    3. Act as a resource/conduit between units of the organization.
    4. Perform first article inspections on new products, identify areas for improvement in construction and packaging
    5. Work with Merchandising, Supply Chain and the DCs on quality related tasks as needed.
    6. Training on quality methods, verification and reporting
    7. Visit stores and assigned to discuss quality issues and follow up requests.

     

    Qualifications:

     

    1. Bachelor degree in packaging, package engineering, hard sciences, quality field or related management. Relevant experience may be acceptable.
    2. Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
    3. Familiar with quality and continuous improvement concepts.
    4. Good project management skills.
    5. Ability to communicate effectively with management and personnel by telephone, or through written communication; assimilate information and make decisions; work under pressure in a detailed organized manner. Comfortable working with individuals at all organizational levels.
    6. Ability to communicate findings, make recommendations and facilitate change.
    7. Computer skills to include Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and email.

    Other:

     

    1. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., sit, stand, walk, bend, twist and reach with arms and hands.
    2. Some domestic travel required (<10%).
    3. Works in a controlled indoor environment. May be subject to dust and airborne particles

    EOE/DFWP

     

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