Plastic Material & Substances Specialist

Upplands Väsby
Ansök senast: 2023-12-08

We are looking for a Plastic Material & Substances Specialist to our HQ in InfraCity/Upplands Väsby, 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 you will play an important role in our continued growth whilst ensuring full commitment to our Quality and Sustainability agenda. In this role, you will make sure our 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!

Your role as Plastic Material & Substances Specialist

You will be part of a multi skilled team within Quality, reporting to the Quality Manager in Sweden. Parts of your responsibilities and tasks below:

  • 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: At Rusta, we want our 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 our 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.

At Rusta, Togetherness being one of our 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.

Your profile

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:

  • Bachelor´s degree or eq. higher education, preferably within Plastic or Chemical engineering, or equivalent working experience
  • Experience working in the field of restricted substances (SVHC) REACH
  • Experience of European regulations CLP, POP, WFD, and ECHA (SCIP reporting)

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.

The Rusta Values

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.


Make sure to apply!

Does this role appeal to you? Please then, apply already as of today! Applications are handled continuously. In this recruitment, we are collaborating with TNG Tech.

As part of all recruitment processes at Rusta, we carry out a background check via SRI. Read more about how a background check is done: Frequently asked questions and answers about background checks.

Rusta is a leading player in the Nordic variety hard discount market with more than 200 stores in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Germany. The store network is complemented by Rusta’s online sales channel, Rusta Online, in Sweden and Finland. Rusta offers a wide but curated assortment of home and leisure products, with good quality at low prices. Rusta has more than 4,000 employees and is headquartered in InfraCity/Upplands Väsby, Sweden. Rusta’s long-term vision is to become the leading and most trusted variety hard discount retailer in Europe.

We are committed to our long-term goal of being the most sustainable brand within our sector. Read more in Rusta's latest Sustainability report here.