Established in 1981 with a single store in the Northwest of England, the JD Group is a leading omni-channel retailer of Sports Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across several retail fascias in over 30 markets around the world.

JD Sports Fashion Plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and has been a FTSE100 publicly quoted company since 2019 and continues to grow in the UK and internationally.

We want to be the leading global omnichannel retailer in the sports and outdoor industry. To be a part of this successful company and help us to achieve this you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people-led, innovative and customer-focused organisation which provides operational excellence whilst identifying new areas of growth as part of our day to day objectives.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Measure and inspect garments & product for quality defects
  • Using AQL level and systems to create order reports
  • Comparing seal samples with PLM system information
  • Reporting, recording and analysing results on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Liaising and communicating issues with internal/ external departments daily
  • Arranging rectification and re-processing as required
  • Planning workloads based on daily intake
  • Organising Gold Seal samples and reports for next week /day’s orders
  • Review returns & factory AQL reports against stock intakes
  • Move and locate bulk warehouse stock for inspection using WMS systems
  • Maintain spreadsheets using Excel, create graphs and charts for reporting.
  • Ad-hoc reports and analysis for the team as required
  • Off-site product checks at store and third party
  • Requires periods of standing, moving cartons’ and working in an environment with a variety of fabrics and fibres

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail & fault finding
  • Computer literate
  • Numerical and analytical
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Requires periods of standing, moving cartons’ and working in an environment with a variety of fabrics and fibres
  • Full driving licence required, some travel to head office, external companies and stores
  • Pattern cutting / design an advantage but not essential
  • Flat / overlock machinist an advantage but not essential
  • Previous QC/ QA or retail experience an advantage but not essential
  • Knowledge of WMS would be an advantage however not essential

Teamwork & deliverables – Year one

  • Developing communications and pro-actively communicate
  • Seek out opportunities to ‘learn on the job’

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount On JD Group and other brands within the organisation
  • Pension Scheme
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of you applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.




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