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Assistant Product Technologist - Home

Job Title: Assistant Product Technologist - Home
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95361
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.43355.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 07, 2014 13:41

Job Description

A leading UK Retailer requires an Assistant Product Technologist to join their Head Office based in the East Midlands. The Assistant Product Technologist will be working within the Home department and play a key role in a growing department for the business. Ideally you will have home textiles experience, however candidates with experience in other areas of homewares such as kitchen & dining, bathroom and home accessories are strongly encourage to apply. As Assistant Product Technologist, your responsibilities will include: * Managing the sample and sealing process from a Quality Assurance perspective, ensuring that both quality standards and critical path are met. * Ensuring all products are tested to the approved requirements. * Developing ranges along side Designers and other technologists. * Working to the critical path, ensuring that targets and priorities are met. * Ensuring manufacturing costs are kept to a minimum whilst maintaining brand level. To be successful, you will: * Be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field. * Have experience working at a Trainee Product Technologist or Assistant Product Technologist with a homewares background from a leading high street retailer or supplier. You must have homewares experience in either textiles or hard goods. * Have excellent written and spoken communication skills. * Have the ability to convey technical detail in a clear and concise manner. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful high street retailers. In reward for your hard work you will not only receive a generous salary package, but also excellent opportunities for training and career progression. If you have the relevant skills and experience, apply now with a copy of you updated 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.