Product Technologist

South Yorkshire
£20000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable DOE
14 Sep 2018
12 Oct 2018
Cherel Pacey
Job Type
Product Technologist (homewares)
Based South Yorkshire
Salary negotiable

Our client, a quality homewares supplier, is currently growing and expanding. As part of its ambitious plans for the future, is seeking a Quality Assurance Technologist to become a vital member of its QA Department.

The Candidate

We are searching for a confident, organise and experienced Technologist to be responsible for all aspects of QA relating to certain key retail customer accounts.

Attention to detail is extremely important as is the ability to communicate and work with senior QA members of staff at major retail customers. You must have a passion for QA/Technology, and a personal pride in ensuring and improving the quality.

The Company

The company is well established and has grown to become market-leading designers, importers and wholesale suppliers of a wide range of household products and giftware. Its products are designed in house and sourced from the Far East.

The Role

This is an extremely important role with responsibility for all aspects of Quality Assurance for certain key customer accounts.

Working closely with customers you will assess their quality requirements for product categories and individual products and be responsible for making sure these met. A key part of the position involves meeting with retail customers to communicate and discuss QA issues. You will also be focused on working with overseas suppliers, sourcing office in Hong Kong and team of quality inspectors in China to avoid and minimize QA problems.

You will have co ordination and managerial responsibility for the following tasks/functions:-

*The assessment of all products to ensure that these are fit for purpose and to the agreed quality standards.
*Development of technical specifications.
*Advising suppliers of what test requirements they must meet and how they must achieve those requirements.
*Ensure all sealing requirements with the customer are met within the time scales given.
*Produce labelling and packaging specification including warnings and pack copy.
*Liaising with China Office, suppliers and the test house to ensure all tests are completed to the agreed deadline.
*The investigation and conclusion of customer complaints.
*Review inspection results and follow up non-conforming items

Interested? Please click to apply or call Cherel at Fashion Personnel on 0115 697 0120 for an informal chat.