My client is a major UK retailer based in the West Midlands who are recruiting for a senior-level Product Technologist role focusing on the Bedding category.
My client is a long-established multiproduct retailer with a head office based in the West Midlands. They are recruiting for a Product Technologist to join their growing team.
The key responsibilities for this role will be;
- taking responsibility for the full Bedding category including filled product, designed bedding, cushions and throws
- working closely with the wider product team to develop product from concept through to production
- keep abreast of market trends and competition within this category to ensure the range is competitive and relevant
- work closely with the supply base and travel when needed to visit their factories overseas
- represent the category from a technical perspective in higher-level sign off meetings
- report into a Technical Manager
The successful candidate will be;
- experienced in textiles (ideally home textiles) with a sound understanding of production
- an experienced product technologist who ideally has worked within a retailer previously
- commercially-minded with a wider view of their role and the marketplace
- quality-focused in their approach with and an understanding of customers' expectations and a commitment to over-exceeding
Salary will be according to experience