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Junior Product Technology

(Fulltime, 38hrs per week)

Action’s Commercial department is expanding! We are looking for a result driven Junior Product Technologist. If you love to support, develop, influence and deliver quality/ safety and technical  compliance for products, this might be your job! We offer you the opportunity to ensure that product performs to Actions standards!

This is your daily action

As Junior Product Technologist you will be coached and work closely with Product Technologists and support them with information regarding products, compliance and sustainability. You continuously optimize processes where necessary and are evaluating, checking, testing products with the goal to give feedback on any adjustments. You collaborate with the buying team and suppliers.

  • You support ongoing compliance with safety, ethical, quality and EU and country specific regulatory requirements, by working closely with buying, suppliers and other relevant stakeholders.
  • You will control the products and ensure that all article product requirements (safety, testing, performance) is available and is conform the Action Product Specification Sheets ( PSS) and EU/ country specific legislations. is available and is conform the Action Product Specification Sheets (PSS) and EU and Country specific legislation.
  • You create and review weekly quality KPI’s, customer complaints, damages in stores
  • You support benchmarking Action products against competitors ensuring Action product is fit for purpose and the correct quality level is achieved.
  • You support Product Technologist in category related projects
  • You support working with other business stakeholder when necessary to conduct recalls of articles 
  • You ensure that Action will achieve the targets for packaging reduction and recyclability.

Meet your team

Our department consists of the following units: Buying, Direct Sourcing, Commercial Planning and Quality. We are continuously scouring the market for new items to surprise our customers, negotiate with suppliers, analyse revenues to find out what is selling and what is not, and create promotions such as weekly or seasonal discounts. We visit our stores (and those of our competitors;) on a regular basis to maintain a feel for what is going on. We maintain close collaboration with the Supply Chain, Marketing and Legal departments. 
The Technical/Quality department is responsible for product quality performance, product specification, Action Social Responsibility and sustainable sourcing ensuring that product performs to Actions standards and its country of operations legal legislation. 
Will you join us on our challenge to keep surprising our customer with a large and diverse assortment? Take action!

Since Action is growing rapidly, the processes needs to be adapted to make sure the growth can be absorbed efficiently within the organization. That is why Action needs you! Do you want to benefit from the opportunities offered by a commercial winner in the dynamic retail industry? Take Action!  

Curious about your new team members? Head of Product Quality and Sustainability Karl and your future teammates Goknil, Paul and Jens are very happy to welcome you as new colleague!

This is you

The Junior Product Technologist at Action enjoys stakeholder management and want a career in commercial world ! Good coordination between teams is key for this role and we expect you to have good communication skills. You have a proactive approach , execute tasks with pace and enjoy to learn new things every day !  
Besides that you also have:

  • Bachelor or equivalent professional experience
  • Good command of English
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Any experience in quality is a plus

What we offer

  • Maximum amount of working hours (eg 38 hours)
  • 24 paid vacation days (based on 38 hours).
  • A travel allowance
  • A company laptop and mobile phone
  • The option to participate within a collective health insurance scheme
  • 15% staff discount on Action merchandise
  • Extensive education and training at our own Action Academy
  • Flexible working hours
  • For a dynamic, international organization with lots of opportunities to grow

How we contribute to society

As a retailer with millions of enthusiastic customers, we take our responsibility for people and the environment. That is why we invest in solutions that reduce the impact on the environment and ensure better production conditions in the countries where we operate and manufacture. Click here for more information. 


Are you ready to take Action? Apply now!
Curious what’s next?

  1. Our recruiter will review your application and will get back to you asap. 
  2. We’ll invite you for a first job interview.
  3. We’d like to get to know you better. That’s why we will ask you to take an online assessment.
  4. We’ll invite you for a second interview to discuss your assessment.
  5. Are we still a great match? Then we will become new colleagues!

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