Senior Kids Footwear Technologist - Maternity Cover - 12 months

Q HQ Limited
United Kingdom
Up to £60,000 per annum up to £60k plus excellent benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, a leading High Street Retailer is looking for a Senior Kids Footwear Technologist to join their Technical team.
Working closely with buying, supply base and regional offices the individual will provide technical support for the Kids Footwear buying team and drive innovation to deliver product to meet the Brands high quality standards. This role is aimed at an experienced Footwear Technologist from a Retail, Supplier or Manufacturer background wishing to broaden their experience with a leading Retailer.
Footwear Technologist candidates must have:
  • Substantial and relevant experience as a Footwear Technologist specialising in Children’s Footwear.
  • An excellent knowledge of footwear fit, materials ,construction and specification is essential for this role
  • A sound understanding of Footwear manufacturing, supplier management and the Footwear supply chain.
  • Outstanding knowledge of quality procedures & testing standards appropriate to Footwear.
  • An excellent knowledge of Children’s safety requirements and prevailing legislation
  • Proficiency in managing and developing a global Supplier base and liaising with Regional offices
  • An awareness of emerging trends and innovations to support development
  • Self-motivation, drive and customer focus; the ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Excellent time management ,written and verbal communication skills are vital for this role

A great opportunity to join a leading Retailer. Excellent salary and benefits package
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