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Technologist - Gifting

Job Title: Technologist - Gifting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q97047
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: samantha.silva@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: June 12, 2015 15:03

Job Description

This UK retailer is looking for an experienced Technologist to join their Home & Textile team.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a highly respected retailer and brand.

This is a hands on Technical role & is looking for an individual who has understanding of the methods and processes within the retail sector. Previous experience of working to a critical path and working closely with buyers and merchandisers is essential.

Home Gifting is currently a big growth area for this retailer and remains a focus going forward.

As a Technologist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Critical path management from concept through to launch.
  • Has dealt with either soft or hardlines including products such as photo frames, decorative boxes and mirrors.
  • 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.
  • Travel within Europe and to the Far-East on a seasonal basis

To be successful, you will:

  • Have significant technical experience ideally within home or furniture, either from another successful retailer or manufacturer.
  • Have strong leadership skills and qualities.
  • Ability to prioritise work loads in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Be highly organised & commercial 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.


This is a key leadership role so if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to join a leading brand to help drive them forward during the next phase of their home development; please apply with an up to date CV quoting the reference Q97047.

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.

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