An opportunity has arisen with a trend lead, expanding high street retailer for an experienced Footwear Technologist to join their dynamic team.
As Footwear Technologist, your responsibilities will be:
-Approving all test reports, ensuring that all products are fit for purpose and that they meet safety standards.
-Working closely with the Buying & Merchandising and Design teams to progress effective product development.
-Ensuring manufacturing costs are kept to a minimum whilst maintaining brand level.
-Liaise with suppliers ensuring that they are adequately briefed so that they can produce right first time development and pre-production samples which meet all manufacturing, performance and fit requirements.
-Deputise for the Technical Manager as required exercising agreed levels of authority.
To be successful, you will:
-Have significant ladies footwear experience with another retailer or key supplier to the UK high street.
-Have excellent interpersonal, team working and communication skills.
-Be able to take initiative to promote development of the product and demonstrate margin improvement.
-Have experience of managing and leading a small team.
-Be driven and commercially aware.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful high street retailers. Excellent opportunities are available for the successful candidate. If you want to be a part of a fast-paced and dynamic head office team, apply now.
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