Product Technologist- Lighting & Accessories

Recruiter
Quest Search and Selection Ltd
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Homewares Product Technologist- Lighting & Accessories

Great new role for an extremely successful business!

A well-established high-end specialist furniture and home wares retailer is looking for an experienced and highly creative Product Developer/Product Technologist to join their team to work on their Lighting & Accessories category.

The role of the Product Technologist will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Developing new products for the lighting, accessories and hard goods category, ensuring that it complements existing product ranges
  • Work closely with the design team to ensure the development of market leading and competitive products
  • Work closely with the Range Manager in the creation of product specs and pricing strategies
  • Manage relationships and negotiate with key suppliers, manufacturers and designers
  • Present the collection to the senior teams
  • Ensure the high-quality standard of all product samples

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications:

  • Proven track record in a product tech or development role within a retail or retail supplier environment
  • Experience of working with external third party suppliers
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent technical and up-to-date homewares trend knowledge
  • Project management skills

Although this role focuses on Lighting and accessories, you could potentially be from a high-end Furniture, Kitchen Ware or Gifting/Seasonal Product Development background. You could also potentially be a junior product developer looking for your next career step!

This is a highly challenging position in a remarkably successful business and in return for your hard work and commitment, assures a rewarding salary of up to £50k. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking for a new position, send us an up to date CV today quoting reference no. Q102661

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.