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Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q100631
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2016 09:01

Job Description

Currently hiring for a Technical Manager for a new and exciting project. Reporting to the Head of Design and Technical you will manage the technical and quality planning measures for NPD on a full range of clothing and accessories. In this specialised role you will manage a fully integrated procurement and supply chain service with the focus on delivering value for money and customer focused products

Your responsibilities will include:

· Managing the strategic direction for the technical team
· Assuring quality products and processes are established by enforcing 'world class' standards
· Project management of the product introduction phase including testing and approval of samples
· Supporting and directing the warehouse inbound QC team
· Co-ordinating the auditing and evaluation of the supply chain to ensure both quality and compliance

Key qualities will include:

· Stakeholder management
· Strong knowledge of AQL, Technical management, Project management
· Experience of managing a large quality base
· Pre and Post production knowledge of QA process
· Detailed knowledge of product construction and manufacturing process
· Expert level understanding of ethical trading best practice
· Relevant qualifications in QA and/or Technical Product Development

This is an opportunity to be part of a team that will break new ground in a single service offering for the business. Challenging policy and procedure to strive towards operational perfection. Previous experience of working with uniform would be beneficial but not essential but experience with both clothing, footwear and accessories is a must.

In return a salary of £35k - £40k is on offer dependant on experience. If you feel you have the necessary skills apply now with an up to date CV quoting reference Q100631

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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