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Assistant Footwear Technologist - East Midlands

Job Title: Assistant Footwear Technologist - East Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £22500 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95985
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.58822.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 12, 2014 15:09

Job Description

A leading UK retailer are looking for an experienced Assistant Technologist to join their Footwear team. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a highly respected retailer and brand. This is a hands-on Technical role, looking after the complete Childrenswear footwear range. As Technologist, your responsibilities will include: * Critical path management from concept through to launch. * Request information from suppliers on behalf of the Technologist and collate that information. * Oversee the inspection process on existing and new products, making sure all products are fit for purpose and conform to legal requirements. * Continually analyse returns and recommend corrective solutions. To be successful, you will: * Have significant technical experience across footwear, either from another Retail, manufacturing or a Footwear Testing environment. * Have strong leadership skills and qualities. * Be highly organised and be able to convey technical detail in a clear and concise manner. * Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. * Have the ability to meet strict deadlines. The retailer is internationally recognised and after fantastic trading figures over Quarter 1&2 is looking forward for expansion within this division. The company offer a fantastic salary, benefits & private healthcare. Please apply with your updated CV quoting the reference Q95985. 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. 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.