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Freelance Technologist - Home Textiles

Job Title: Freelance Technologist - Home Textiles
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Salary: £250 - £350 per day + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q98240A
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2015 18:15

Job Description

This UK retailer is looking for a freelance Technologist to join their Home Textile team.

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 textile is one of the largest categories 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.
  • Must have experience within Home textile
  • 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 electrical either form a retailer, supplier 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 currently a freelance contract rolling contract, for 4 days a week. This will be dependent of the needs of the business and the availability of the candidate and probably looking like a 2-3month period. If this role sounds suitable and you also believe you have the relevant skills; please apply with an up to date CV quoting the reference Q98240A.

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 Business in relation to this vacancy.

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