Branded Is Hiring!

Quality Engineer


The traditional way of building and distributing retail brands is being disrupted with the digital revolution and the rise of digital native brands catering to the lifestyle and aspirations of the digital native consumers.
At Branded, we want to shape this transformation and become a global operator of leading brands.
Branded is a technology-driven e-commerce company that acquires, operates, and scales brands with category-winning products on global marketplaces.
Built by a team with a proven track record in e-commerce (Lazada, Amazon, Walmart, Goldman Sachs, SoftBank...), we have the right experience to build and grow outstanding brands on Amazon and beyond.
Branded has raised 150M€ from global investors Target Global, Declaration Partners, Tiger Global, Kreos Capital, Lurra Capital, Regah Ventures, Kima Ventures and Vine Ventures. Our team includes e-commerce pioneers and senior executives from Lazada,Amazon, Alibaba, SoftBank, and Goldman Sachs.
Since inception in the second half of 2020, Branded has amassed a portfolio of 20 best-selling and profitable brands with over 700,000 reviews on Amazon’s marketplace collectively generating $150 million in gross revenue.

We’re growing and expanding rapidly. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global high-growth start-up within his biggest seller’s team!

Job Description

About the role
As Quality Engineer you will be working closely with the Quality Manager to ensure that all products under their ownership meet the key quality requirements all of the time. The key requirements are zero safety hazards, full regulatory compliance and being fit for use.

You will work with suppliers and vendors to ensure the products within your portfolio consistently achieve high customer satisfaction, with all products meeting customer expectations from the first day of sale as evidenced by above-average e-commerce product review scores at launch and thereafter.

You are open-minded and analytical in your treatment of customer needs and business specifics while striking an optimal balance between industry best practices and the agility needed for rapid growth. You are excited about working in a semi-start-up setting streamlining and identifying process improvement opportunities and pioneering new ways to do things!

What you will do

  • Working with 3rd party labs and suppliers to define new product compliance, fit-for-use, performance and lifespan requirements, along with testing plans, timescales and costs.
  • Reviewing product and packaging samples, conducting basic in-house testing and coordinating 3rd party testing as required.
  • Collaborating with Product Development, Purchasing and other cross-functional teams to qualify new products and suppliers within the planned timescales.
  • Identifying and solving product design, packaging, instruction and manufacturing process issues.
  • Requesting, reviewing and filing product compliance and quality certificates, reports and other documentation or files.
  • Entering and updating data within the QMS (Quality Management System)
  • Collecting, analysing and reporting data including customer complaints, inspection results, return rates and production data.
  • Using advanced quality tools and technical analysis to understand the root causes of challenging problems and their effective solutions, then guiding manufacturing partners to implement successfully.
  • Conducting on-site quality system and manufacturing process audits.
  • Supervising, training and assisting 3rd party inspectors on-site at supplier facilities.
  • Reviewing quality inspection reports and escalating concerns as appropriate.

Preferred Experience

Who you are

  • Advanced English (both written and spoken)
  • Bachelor degree in relevant subject area such as engineering, science or manufacturing
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in quality or manufacturing industry
  • Familiar with general requirements for consumer products in export markets
  • Skilled in the use of quality tools and methods for problem solving
  • Knowledge of quality management systems and best practices
  • Background in quality inspection, testing and certification
  • Experience in supplier audit, process improvement and product development preferred
  • Highly scientific and numeric
  • Exposure to consumer electronics is advantageous
  • Excellent communication, team collaboration and project management skills

Recruitment Process

If you are ready to join our fast-paced new company, apply below! I will personally review your application within the following week. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, I will invite you for a first phone call.

*We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin will be considered. No qualified applicants will be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. *

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Shanghai, China ()

Sounds like something made for you?