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Job Title Footwear Technologist
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q91197
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised over 3 years ago

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen with this leading high street retailer for an experienced Footwear Technologist. As the Footwear Technologist, your responsibilities will be: * Approving all test reports, ensuring that all products are fit for purpose and that they meet safety standards * Working closely with the Buying & Merchandising and Design teams to progress effective product development * Ensuring manufacturing costs are kept to a minimum whilst maintaining brand level * Liaising with suppliers ensuring that they are adequately briefed so that they can produce right first time development and pre-production samples which meet all manufacturing, performance and fit requirements * Deputising for the Technical Manager as required exercising agreed levels of authority To be successful, you will: * Be educated to degree level or equivalent * Have footwear experience with another retailer or manufacturer * Have excellent interpersonal, team working and communication skills * Be able to take initiative to promote development of the product and demonstrate margin improvement * Be driven and commercially aware This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most successful high street retailers. Excellent opportunities are available for the successful candidate. If you want to be a part of a fast-paced and dynamic head office team, apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Ref: Q91197 | Published: over 3 years ago


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