Quality Controller

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Quality Controller

Fulltime, 38 hours a week
The quality of our products is important to us. Each Action store receives over 6000 different kind of products, from which we have to ensure the correct quality and sustainability attributes. Are you interested in testing the quality of our new products? Take on this exciting challenge as Quality Controller!

This is your daily Action

Action is one of the most successful non-food retailers in Europe. With over 1700 stores within each store more than 6000 products. As a Quality Controller you’ll be part of the Product Quality & Sustainability team, who are responsible for the product quality, social & legal compliance along with sustainability.
Each week we receive around 150 new articles. On a daily basis you are responsible for the checking of all new articles on arrival into our distribution centers. Products are checked for quality & usability before releasing to stores.  Products in all of our 14 categories, varying from Do-It-Yourself products, to make-up, to cleaning stuff etc. requires incoming checks. Does the article work as intended ? Does it meet the Action requirements?  You’ll collaborate a lot with other departments, such as buying & product technologists & on a daily basis you’ll report to your colleagues about your quality findings.
The job offers growth and development opportunities where you can gain experience from experts in the product technology field. There is room for you to improve processes and give shape to your own job!

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, analyze 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. Will you join us on our challenge to keep surprising our customers with a large and diverse assortment? Take Action!

This is you

In your opinion, quality comes first. With cost consciousness and high level of attention for detail you’ll deliver true value to the business and customer. You enjoy working with our products and being one of the first to set eyes on new products. Your strong communication skills allow you to collect reliable data and collaborate with others. Multitasking comes easy to you and you like working in an environment with tight deadlines. 

  • Higher education degree, preferably in a relevant field;
  • Good computer skills, such as MS Office, SAP and PLM;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.

What we offer

  • 24 paid vacation days (based on 38 hours);
  • Travel allowance;
  • 15% staff discount on Action merchandise;
  • Extensive education and training at our own Action Academy;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Working for a dynamic, international organization with lots of opportunities to grow.


Are you ready to take Action? Apply now!

Curious what’s next?

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. Depending on the position, we might ask you to take an online assessment.
  4. We’ll invite you for a second interview to discuss your assessment and you will meet with perhaps one of your future colleagues.
  5. Are we still a great match? Then we’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse!

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