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Product Technologist Furniture

Zoek Pin Brampton, Cumbria, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 37 days ago

£Depending on Experience Annual Bonus Flexible Start/Finish Times Buy/Sell Holidays Generous Staff Discount Recognition Awards Free Parking A home and garden retailer based in North Manchester has partnered exclusively with Rise Resourcing to recruit a Product Technologist / QA Technologist for one of their categories THE COMPANY A fast-moving online retailer who sell a wide range of home and leisure products both D2C and B2B with offices in the UK and overseas.

Interested in this role? You can find all the relevant information in the description below.

Their products are sold in many international countries including the UK, EU and other territories.

The technical team has been together for a number of years and this is the first time in a long time they have had a vacancy due to the relocation of one of their team.

Their offices are based in North Manchester and are commutable from Bolton, Blackburn, Bury, Halifax, Huddersfield, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale and surrounding areas.

THE ROLE As QA Technologist you will be responsible for delivering the quality strategy for your category ensuring legal, safe and fit for purpose products are available for customers, with the aim of reducing customer complaints, faulty returns and negative customer reviews Conduct product risk assessments, technical benchmarking, and user trials to ensure products meet brand guidelines Approve sealed samples, packaging, copy, instruction manuals and relevant documentation in line with the critical path, meeting agreed timescales to deliver products for sale.

Organise in line and pre shipment inspections Coordinate with testing houses and suppliers ensure your products are meeting standards complying with legislation in the UK and other countries Analyse returns and agree corrective action plans/improvements Provide technical advice and support to buying and customer service teams The company has an overseas office with an in-country quality representative therefore it is likely there will be no Far East travel in this role ABOUT YOU You will have demonstrable experience of working in a Quality Assurance role.

You may already be working as an established QA Technologist / Product Technologist or be working as a Junior/Trainee QA Technologist and looking to take the next step in your career.

As their product range is wide, any non-food, non-fashion, category experience will be considered (for example SDA, MDA, non-electrical home/kitchen, home décor, cosmetics, toys, seasonal, home textiles, nursery goods, furniture, upholstery, DIY, garden etc).

You will be able to understand and interpret manufacturing standards, test certificates, product specs and have a good understanding of product legislation.

You’ll have good organisation skills, be able to manage your own workload and able to meet tight deadlines.

Due to their location, you will need access to a car.

THE REWARD The company has a number of benefits on top of their market rate salary

  • they offer an annual bonus, the option to buy additional holidays which also increase with length of service, monthly recognition awards, generous staff discount and free onsite parking.

The company also offers flexibility around working hours – ideal if you’re a night owl, early riser or need to be available for pick-ups or drop-offs.

WHY WORK WITH STEPHEN RISE? I take the time to really get to know my clients and take detailed job briefs I take the time to listen to your requirements and do my best to ensure a good match I help you prepare for interviews and support you during the interview process I provide honest, constructive feedback to every candidate at interview stage I use my experience and knowledge to negotiate the best package for you If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

I look forward to reviewing your application £Depending on Experience Annual Bonus Flexible Start/Finish Times Buy/Sell Holidays Generous Staff Discount Recognition Awards Free Parking

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