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Non-Food Product Technologist

Job Title: Non-Food Product Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93206
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.15392.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 11, 2013 18:34

Job Description

A leading and rapidly growing retailer with customer focus and green credentials at the heart of everything they do is looking for a non-food technologist to join their team. You will work cross functionally with the buying and operational teams to ensure the quality, safety and legality of non-food goods. Your key responsibilities will be: * The assessment and sign off of new products, ensuring essential legislation and quality standards are met * The management of new suppliers, assessing their capability to supply goods safely and consistently * Ensuring that goods which do not conform to requirements are dealt with effectively * Supporting the development of new ranges * Implementation of quality systems and standards The ideal candidate will have: * Strong technical knowledge of non-food areas * Knowledge of non-food legislation such as CE Mark, Declaration of Conformity, Toy & Electrical Safety, etc. * Knowledge of construction and manufacturing methods of various product types * Quality auditing experience in a general merchandise environment * Good organisation, planning and communication skills * Operational experience would be advantageous If you have the drive and technical ability to help this innovative retailer continue to deliver a shopping experience which exceeds customer expectations then please send us your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.