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Plastic Material/Substances Specialist – Rusta

Rusta AB seeks a Plastic Material & Substances Specialist based in InfraCity/Upplands Väsby, north of Stockholm.

Are you looking for highly collaborative and dynamic role at a solid company on a journey to become the leading and most trusted low-price retailer in Europe? As Plastic Material & Substances Specialist at Rusta’s HQ in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm, you will play an important role in Rusta’s continued growth whilst ensuring full commitment to Rusta’s Quality and Sustainability agenda. In this role, you will make sure Rusta’s plastic products do not contain banned substances and comply fully to legal requirements and directives. Does this appeal to you? Please then, apply already as of today!

Purpose, Offer and Benefits

Rusta´s Values, the everyday guiding principles, are: Simplicity, Courage, Commitment, Togetherness. They guide the way forward. By living the values, Rusta continues to grow, without losing touch with the Rusta origins, focus and flexibility.

Rusta is a workplace where your opinion matters, and where it is easy to make your voice heard. Diversity enables opportunities and Rusta is always looking for colleagues who thrive in an inclusive and ever-changing environment. Together, we build and develop the future Rusta based on our mission and core values. Every employee. Every day.

In your role as Plastic Material & Substances Specialist, you will get the opportunity to utilize and enhance your skills while contributing to Rusta´s continued success. Rusta is affiliated to Svensk Handel (Collective Bargaining Agreement), have fitness stipend and access to indoor car park at the Rusta HQ.

Staff discount
Staff discount
Union contract
Union contract
Flexible work hours
Flexible work hours
Fitness stipend
Fitness stipend

Your Responsibilities

Requirement handling and documentation: Ensure Technical Documentation for each product within your area of responsibility. This includes reviewing and understanding test reports and documentation. Responsible for making sure material requirements comply with Rusta´s policies and follow Rusta´s Quality and Sustainability agenda.

Legal requirements and reporting: Monitor the development of legal requirements, directives, and standards within your area of responsibility and ensure compliance, including reporting. This requires frequent contacts with relevant authorities in our various markets - Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Germany.

Product & Quality development: Rusta wants their customers to enjoy shopping quality products at surprisingly low prices. Your role is to guide the organization, from a technical perspective, in what plastic materials and substances to choose. You do this in close collaboration with the Range team, as well as the Quality & Sourcing offices in China, India and Vietnam. Quality and Sustainability is always at the core, in our product development and Sourcing.

Production Site visits: Upon visiting production sites - ensure compliance with Rusta´s Code of Conduct, as well as quality assurance in products as well as the production process.

The Bigger Picture

You will be part of a multi skilled team within Quality, reporting to the Quality Manager in Sweden. Working hours are 40 hours/week, with flexible time.

At Rusta, Togetherness being one of the Values, and in addition this role working very close to the business, ´office first´ applies. Hence, you will work from the Rusta HQ in InfraCity/Upplands Väsby.

Trips to Asia and Europe, as well as to our Distribution Central in Norrköping, is part of this job. Hence, expect about 30 abroad travel days a year.

Rusta has a solid structure for introduction and onboarding. However, for you to feel fully confident in your new role and get as good an understanding as possible of Rusta´s way of work and company culture, certain parts of the induction program will be tailored to suit your profile in the best possible way.

As part of the recruitment process, we will conduct a background check and contact references for the final candidate.

During the holiday break, response times will be extended. We will get back to you regarding your application in January.

Our Expectations

To thrive and succeed in the role, we are looking for someone with experience in similar work and responsibilities, having broad competence in the field of plastics and substances. We believe you have knowledge in different types of plastic materials and their characteristics, as well as being knowledgeable in which plastics are suitable for different types of products and purposes. We are looking for someone with:

Since this role will have many internal and external contact points, nationally and internationally, it requires solid written and spoken skills in English. We will put great emphasis on personal characteristics, and we would like you to be accurate and courageous. Someone enjoying working in a team, still able to lead oneself and handle own projects. You are result oriented and proactive in your ways of working. Furthermore, you are a natural and passionate collaborator.

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