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Newell Brands Yankee Candle Quality Assistant I - Saturday - Monday 6am-6pm in Whately, Massachusetts

We have built our business on the idea that home fragrance can provide comfort, inspire joy, indulge the senses, and bring people together. We don’t think there is anything better than having the privilege to be part of creating new memories and making special moments even more special. And since we don’t think anyone can hold a candle to our employees – we believe that you will work with some of the best people in the industry, every day.

General Purpose of Job:

Involvement in the entire course of manufacturing through inspection, verification audit, investigation, documentation, and communication. They inspect components upon receipt, and monitor/inspect/test finished goods. Communicate issues to the Quality and Manufacturing management.

Responsibilities :

  • Inspections, monitoring and documentation of product quality (incl. document creation and revision)

  • Data collection and reporting of issued burns

  • Raw material measurements and inspections

  • Ensure finished product are inspected, meet specifications and are approved

  • Responsible for Quality support/coverage on assigned manufacturing line and any assigned duties

  • Review work orders and batch records for finished products

  • Monitor the production line to ensure each line is following required SOP’s, work orders and product specifications. Quarantine products as necessary

  • Conduct production start-up and in-process inspection audits, incoming inspection of raw materials and finished goods

  • Reject all products and materials that fail to meet quality expectations

  • Participates in safety training. Properly uses and maintains personal protective equipment

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity to work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments

Qualifications :

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Able to handle difficult situations and complex group dynamics to keep things running smoothly

  • Good written and oral communication skills with management and co-workers

  • Must be able to work on a deadline in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Basic math, computer and technical skills. Basic Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Windchill and Oracle

  • Use of digital calipers, thermometers, Pantone color book and other inspection gauges

  • Ready to change and adapt to working in different situations and environments

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, FoodSaver, Calphalon, Sistema, Sharpie, Paper Mate, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Yankee Candle, Graco, NUK, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Spontex, Coleman, Campingaz, Oster, Sunbeam and Mr. Coffee. Newell Brands' beloved, planet friendly brands enhance and brighten consumers lives at home and outside by creating moments of joy, building confidence and providing peace of mind. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.