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Job Title Product Consultant - Audits, Quality & Technical
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q99444
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection -
Job Advertised 11 months ago

Job Description

This leading quality solutions company is looking after auditing, inspection/recalls, testing & quality assurance for retailers and FMCG businesses internationally. With a network of more than 500 laboratories they are part of a global marketplace.

Your role is to meet, understand and consult with clients in all matters of product safety, legal and quality. You will be involved in the development and introduction of new and existing products and ranges as well as looking at reactive solutions to clients' immediate problems.

As a Product Assurance Consultant your responsibilities are:

  • Utilising proven, science-based methods where you will be looking at opportunities to improve or enhance products to drive customer satisfaction, safety, quality and performance.
  • You will liaison heavily with test Laboratories (UK & USA) and technical teams.
  • Identify potential hazards associated with products and recommend solutions.
  • Identify gaps within customer product lifecycle/product development for best practice and recommend commercial solutions.
  • Meeting all clients externally and utilising your technical & interpersonal skills to be able to consult for large blue-chip and multinational businesses to small SME's.
  • Commercial focused and being aware of margins.
  • Staying abreast of new technical and legislative developments.
  • To be a great communicator who can negotiate and influence other stakeholders
  • Have the ability to meet strict deadlines and showing attention to detail regarding report writing and accuracy.
  • The role will be split with time in their central London & Surrey head office as well as being home based.

To be successful you must -

Be a highly experienced Technologist, Quality Assurance or Consultant within a Quality/Technical Consultancy, Retail, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods sector.

  • Skilled at identifying and minimizing company risk, assuring product safety, compliance and governance.
  • Graduate calibre equivalent in Engineering, Sciences or related discipline
  • Happy to travel between offices and sometimes internationally
  • Have laboratory experience and testing experience
  • Has project management experience & working towards a critical path
  • Self-motivated and happy to be in a client-facing environments
  • Effective communicator (verbal & written) with the ability to negotiate and influence peers & work autonomously.

This is a key leadership role so if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to join a leading international business to help drive them forward during the next phase in customer & business development then please apply today with an up to date CV quoting the reference Q99444.

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.

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: Q99444 | Published: 11 months ago


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