Job - Quality Technologist – Stationery, Sainsbury's Asia Ltd
Sainsbury's Asia Ltd

J Sainsbury Plc is one of the UK’s leading Grocery and Non Food retailers. Sainsbury’s was founded in 1869 and our heritage defines the way we operate. Our vision is to be the most trusted retailer where customers and colleagues love to work and shop, and our 160,000 colleagues put this into practice every day across our 1,200 multi format stores in the UK. We put our customers and their values at the heart of everything do, and apply industry leading ethical trading practices underpinned by a firm commitment to sustainable sourcing.

Sainsbury’s Asia is the direct sourcing function for Sainsbury’s. We source great products from suppliers at the best quality and the right cost in order to provide our customers with the products they love. To support the ongoing growth of our strategic sourcing from the region we are now looking for confident and passionate candidates to join our team in challenging and enjoyable roles.

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Quality Technologist – Stationery

Job Ref.CT3108074-01#0002


  • Support product development, qualification and release to achieve quality & on time delivery
  • Maintain effective working relationship with internal stakeholders in Asia and UK
  • Liaise with third party labs, inspection & audit service providers to ensure compliance of supplier & product
  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization and continuous improvement
  • Maintain and update documentation of critical supplier certification, testing & inspection reports
  • Monitor and communicate Supplier KPI’s
  • Work closely with UK Technologist/Buyer/Merchandiser to execute strategy for category delivery
  • Maintain relationship with external stakeholders for new product development to product end of life
  • Communicate engineering & manufacturing requirements to supplier technical teams and provide onsite support at suppliers to manage quality & delivery expectations
  • Provide technical support for all quality & customer complaints
  • Initiate technical assessment for new supplier on boarding
  • Manage assigned cross functional projects involving internal and external stakeholders


  • University graduate in Engineering related discipline
  • Minimum 4 years technical/ quality engineering experience in Seasonal /Stationery
  • Able to manage and co-ordinate critical path effectively and across other functional teams
  • Retail sourcing/trading experience will be an advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluently written and spoken English and Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and able to work under pressure
  • Occasional Travel to China is required 

We offer a competitive package, including a 5 day week, 17 days Annual Leave, double pay, MPF, a medical scheme, plenty of work variety and a great team atmosphere. Interested candidates should please send a full resume, date available, present and expected salary to

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  • 13-month pay
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