Assistant Technologist - Shepherds Bush | Zoek UK
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Shepherds Bush, Greater London, England
Permanent (Full time)
Our Story From its inception in 1994, Chrissie Rucker’s vision was to build a company that specialised in stylish, white, designer-quality items for the home that were not only exceptional quality, but also outstanding value for money.
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In addition to this devotion to simplicity, it was imperative the customer was put at the heart of everything and provided with a second-to-none shopping experience
- and so The White Company was born.
Today, the company that began as a 12-page mail-order brochure has become one of the UK’s fast-growing multi-channel retailers and a leading lifestyle brand with 60 stores across the UK and impressive global growth.
The White Company also has concessions in selected Nordstrom stores in the US, and a highly successful online business.
Our Role The Assistant Technologist will work across LWC Clothing, and Home categories.
In addition, this role will assist with administration and legislation requirements to support growth, new markets, compliancy, and regulatory needs.
This role also enables working cross-functionally with the design, buying and merchandising teams to ensure we deliver quality products which are legal, safe and complaint in various markets.
What you’ll be doing Please refer to Job Description on careers site for more detail Product Development Determining care labelling and testing requirements, communicating these to the supplier as required.
Evaluate products, commenting on construction, fit, finish, and legal/safety concerns.
Define construction parameters, by working closely with designer, buyer and supplier ensuring that products are adequately protected through to customer delivery.
Product Approval Review product in accordance with product approval processes, test results and tolerance levels, ensuring non-compliances are escalated for appropriate management decision.
Review test reports against TWC requirements, and discuss findings with supplier, ensuring that results are acceptable.
Assist Technologist in ensuring traceability of Gold Seals into the warehouse is maintained, and that progress and status of QC inspections is always visible Skills & Experience Appropriate degree/ equivalent qualification.
Eager to learn a wide variety of skills and to be flexible across several products categories.
Basic understanding of construction and manufacturing with a willingness to learn.
Basic understanding of fabrics, testing, and construction with a willingness to learn further safety standards and legal requirements.
Basic understanding of product risk assessments.
Excellent organisational and communication skills.
Informed on current and new safety and legal requirements.
Excellent computer literacy What we’ll offer you At The White Company, we value our employees for always going the extra mile; we reward this with great benefits and competitive salaries.
Discount -Up to 50% discount (dependent on contract type) Holiday
- 23 days rising to 25 with length of service.
- opportunity to buy up to 5 days holiday.
Perkplace Benefits Platform – offering a variety of discounts across wellbeing and lifestyle.
Pension Scheme Discretionary bonus scheme.
Life Assurance Additional Benefits (Head Office only) ( Covid-19 permitting) Fruit basket daily Tea and coffee provided.
Flexi working approach – working hrs 9- finish at 5pm on a Friday and 4pm on Payday Friday.
Core hours 10-4pm working a 37hr contract.
- Christmas party/social events throughout the year Seasonal Sample Sales Volunteer Day
- with a charity of your choice Great Location
- Close to transport links
- overground Shepherds Bush station /underground White City & Wood Lane stations.
Westfield shopping centre with shops restaurants/bars/cinema and gyms