Product Quality Assessor - Livingston

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 04/12/2023

Product Quality Assessor - Livingston

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

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About the role

We are delighted to share that we have a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Quality Assessor to join the Tesco team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing the quality of Tesco Group products using the appropriate processes and specifications, so only great quality, safe & legal products reach our customers. Conducting other checks to ensure due-diligence of the Tesco Group.

This role is based in our Livingston distribution centre.

You will be responsible for

  • Measuring product quality using the correct tools & methods in line with the standards set out in the product specifications.
  • Working to the agreed Product Quality Assessment processes and procedures at all times, to ensure compliance with regulations and standards.
  • Checking 'Tesco Group' products against specification through visual and intrinsic testing.
  • Where applicable, to work with suppliers to positively release product from supplier sites, following agreed procedures and processes.
  • Liaising with my Product Quality Assessment colleagues, suppliers, and technical teams to ensure the delivery of the agreed technical specifications.
  • Delivering the Product Quality Assessment plan by actively engaging in extra objectives outside the day to day role.
  • Recording & presenting data accurately.
  • Working along side suppliers and technical teams seeking ways to step change quality for customers - Attending planned training days & achieving the required pass score to ensure skills & knowledge are maintained
  • Supporting the wider Product Quality Team by conducting other ad-hoc quality testing when requested
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and GSCOP and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • Excellent customer skills, building cross functional relations and effective communication skills.
  • Methodical & balanced in approach, good time management & quick thinking ability to re-prioritise workload under pressure & at short notice.
  • Flexibility to work in various locations when required.
  • Product Knowledge. 
  • Driving licence essential


What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here 
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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