Product Technologist

Recruiter
Michael Page Fashion
Location
Warwickshire
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Client Details

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.

Description

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

Profile

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

Job Offer

Salary will be according to experience