Product Technologist - Toys

Recruiter
QHQ Ltd
Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Up to £32k
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
01 Oct 2018
Ref
100907
Function
Technical
Sector
Accessories
Job Type
Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for a Product Technologist keen to develop their career within a successful national retailer.  You will be part of a supportive Technical team and report into the Senior Technical Manager.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Junior Product Technologist or already a Product Technologist looking for a new challenge.  Experience in the technical development process of toys is required and also an up to date knowledge of all prevailing legislation relating to the Toy safety.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the trading teams to develop own brand products and become the Technical subject matter expert within the business
  • Conduct assessment of products as part of the product development & risk assessment process to ensure all products are safe, legal and fit for purpose
  • Analyse customer complaint and returns data. Taking appropriate actions where necessary
  • Continually develop product specifications
  • Launch products on time by taking ownership of the Technical elements of the critical path
  • Support the commercial development of our supply chain to ensure that they meet the  brand standards and requirements
  • Support the buyer by understanding the market, competitor products and their specifications
  • Provide support to the Technical Manager, demonstrate ownership and influence amongst technical colleagues and the wider commercial teams
  • Prioritise workloads to meet business and function deadlines
  • Able to challenge self and others, making recommendations to improve working relationships, product and ways of working
     

For more information about our current job opportunities please contact us on 0845 226 8323 or visit our website at www.q-hq.com. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. 

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