Quality Assurance Coordinator Russia (6 months contract) in Moscow

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary: 

Certification of our products in Russia (Eurasia Union) cannot be handled in the same way as our other markets. The QA department is therefore looking for local support to arrange certification, labeling/marking of new products and implement and execute local QA processes.

Job Overview:


In this new position you will be responsible for timely and correct certification and labeling of toys and other products for the Russian market. You will provide support to the Russian team regarding compliance and safety. You will work closely with many different persons from different departments such as planning, logistic, engineering, packaging and QA, whereby people are based in Moscow, Bratislava, Toronto, Amsterdam and various locations in Asia.


Job Responsibilities:

Audits

  • Arrange and handle audits India-Mexico and possibly Indonesia. To be arranged soon after hiring.

Certification products

  • Improve Russian compliance Matrix to include more checks to make sure nothing is over looked and in a way, that it includes more checks/variables 
  • Arrange certification of Spin Master / Gund / Meccano / Swim Ways products. 
    • Work on follow up with products for which certification is currently still ongoing.
    • Start with certification for 2020 products for SM.  (work with planning to identify new products not covered yet, work with engineering/QA to arrange samples, work with labs to get certificates)

Labeling/marking

  • Make Russian over labels with excel tool and provide to engineer/planning.  
  • Improve over labeling tool, labels (fit better, easier to handle, etc.) 
  • Analyze options, best solutions make G-changes for ordered items, or continue with over labeling, or make changes to all GML artwork
  • Checking products characteristics (i.e. in matrix, electrical, name etc.)

Other

  • Investigate if there any obligations regarding environmental recycling
  • Support sales/logistics/marketing for any QA related questions

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Experience with Russian certification of toys or similar consumer goods.
  • Excellent data processing and analyzing skills
  • Good Excel skills, experience with SAP or similar and good software skills in general
  • Fluent in Russian and English, written and verbally
  • Pro-active and hands-on mentality 

Preferred experience:  

  • Toy industry specific experience preferred, experience in other FMCG such as consumer electronics, clothing, fabrics etc. is an asset