Product Tester
Instant Brands
Ottawa, ON
Instant Brands is a fast-growing, global designer and manufacturer of smart small kitchen appliances. Instant Pot® is a leading brand in the rapidly expanding smart and connected kitchen appliances markets and was the number one selling small kitchen appliance brand in North America in 2018.

Our continuous focus on growth (most recently with our completed merger with Corelle Brands) and innovation means you will become part of a company that offers challenging opportunities, rewards excellence, and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. Join Instant Brands and become a part of our story.

Position Summary:
The Product Tester role is responsible for the testing of Instant Brands products. Drives the test plan creation and documents and analyzes test results to validate product functions and performance. Reports on results and makes recommendations to product development to optimize product performance.

What will you do?

  • Build a user-centric testing mindset and be methodic to uncover boundary condition issues.
  • Inspection of customer returned items.
  • Perform product testing and logs test results.
  • Analyze and track defects identified in testing.
  • Define test plans, monitor and track the status of test defects until closed.
  • Recommend product design revisions priorities based on test reports.
  • Determine resource and equipment needs to conduct testing.
  • Develop best practices to improve testing quality.
  • Review user documents, design documents and functional requirements to identify any potential defects.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience is considered an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years of consumer product testing experience is an asset.
  • Experience in validating consumer product user experience or Internet of Things field preferred
  • Good knowledge of Appliance product, requirement, standards, and test methods etc. is an asset
  • Experience with product Beta test and user experience reports
  • Proficient with test standards, tools and management
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment (including external development partners), takes ownership and to follow things through.
  • Quick learner, self-starter and high level of initiative
  • Able to focus on priorities and work on several topics simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate with both technical experts as well as management, to ensure complex topics are understood
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills to address topics of concern
  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills to work efficiently with different user groups and cultural backgrounds
  • Fluent in English both in written and verbal form
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
To apply, please submit a resume and covering letter. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. For more information about Instant Brands, please visit our website at http://www.instantpot.com.

Instant Brands respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities and is committed to providing accommodation and support to persons with disabilities throughout any recruitment process, once made aware of a need for accommodation. If you require any special accommodation or support during the recruitment process, please indicate in your email to us.