Junior Product Development Technologist

Recruiter
I Love My Job Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are excited to be working with a very successful, trend-driven product design company – they supply their cool products to a variety of high street retailers including John Lewis, Waitrose and Tesco.

They are looking for a hard-working Junior Product Development Technologist to support the Technical Director with all administrative and problem-solving duties. This is a great opportunity for somebody looking to develop their career and get their foot in the door of a fabulous creative company.

You must have 1+ years experience working within a product focussed environment where you have had exposure to product compliance. A basic understand of relevant product regulations, excellent attention to detail, an interest in product and be wanting to progress to be a Product Technologist over time is a must.

A day in the life of this Junior Product Technologist role might include:

  • Ensuring all factories and suppliers comply with relevant Company audit, systems and manufacturing standards.
  • Maintenance of audit records and spreadsheets.
  • Commission and managing audits on behalf of the Company liaising with factories and independent audit companies to conclusion.
  • Organising relevant product testing with factories based on customer’s requirements.
  • Attending meetings and liaising with our Retail Partners on all technical issues.
  • Supporting the product development and production team on technical matters.

Skills needed for this Junior Product Technologist position:

  • 1+ years’ experience of working in a similar role
  • Excellent organisational skills and confident dealing with large data sets and data bases.
  • Being comfortable when working under pressure.
  • The confidence and ability to deal with factories in the Far East.
  • Outstanding communication skills, particularly when speaking over the phone.
  • A natural problem solver with a calm, friendly and logical approach.
Get in touch for a friendly chat about this Technical / Compliance Coordinator role.
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