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Product Technologist - Home Accessories (hard goods)

Job Title: Product Technologist - Home Accessories (hard goods)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £34000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94695
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.42242.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 06, 2014 18:03

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen with this well respected and successful retailer for a product technologist to join their expanding team within the homewares department. Working on a variety of home accessories (hard goods) ranges, you will be responsible for assuring that safety requirements remain consistent throughout the business whilst meeting customer expectations in terms of quality Key accountabilities will include: · Managing the sample and sealing process from a QA perspective, ensuring that both quality standards and critical path are met · Liaising with factories, overseas offices and product development team to ensure all specifications are being followed · Work with factories to ensure all QA issues are being resolved · Ensure all products are tested to the approved requirements · Ensure that quality and technical is driven through all decisions in product development. The successful candidate will: · Have previous experience in a relevant technical role, and be able to demonstrate sound knowledge and experience working with hard goods and homewares. · Be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field · Have excellent communication skills in order for you to liaise with the Far East This is an excellent opportunity for a technologist with experience in homewares and hard goods accessories to join a well respected and progressive retailer. You will be confident with suppliers on a detailed technical basis, setting specifications and dealing with technical queries. The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and communicate at all levels is also essential. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, apply now with a copy of 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.