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Job Title Senior Technologist - Household & Cleaning
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allownace + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q98726C
Who to Contact Quest Search and Selection -
Job Advertised almost 2 years ago

Job Description

This internationally renowned multi-brand retailer has been established for 30 years & is now looking for an experienced Senior Technologist to join their Household & Chemical team.

Your role is to support the commercial buying teams in all matters of product safety, legal and quality and in the development and introduction of new and existing products and ranges which exceeds the customers .

The ideal candidate will be involved in offering guidance and support to junior members of the team & therefore, leadership qualities are essential to the role.

As a Senior QA Technologist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Critical path management from concept through to launch.
  • Reporting to the Head of QA you will be the point of contact to the Sourcing Manager and Buying teams.
  • Accountable for the management of a team of 2-3 QA Technologists.
  • You will be working towards the accountable QA sign-off on all products & over looking the branded product categories also.
  • Day to day management of the Technical team including all briefing, succession planning and performance management.
  • Continually analyse returns and recommend corrective solutions.
  • You will liaison heavily with Test Laboratories, Brand and Category teams

To be successful, you will:

Have significant technical experience across ideally within household, cleaning, detergent or chemical gardening products ideally from another successful Retailer, Lab or Manufacturer background.

  • Have strong leadership skills and qualities.
  • Commercial Awareness; understand the impact of their role in the launch of products and staying true to the company's brand.
  • Looking at opportunities to improve or enhance products to drive customer satisfaction but also conscious on margins.
  • Stays abreast of new technical and legislative developments.
  • Great communicator in meetings that can negotiate and influences other stakeholders
  • Be highly organised & commercial and be able to convey technical detail in a clear and concise manner.
  • Have the ability to meet strict deadlines.

This role comes with a blue-chip package with 30% bonus, car allowance, shares & family private healthcare.

This role can be considered as a 12 month contract or permanent position.

This is a key leadership role so if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to join a leading international retailer to help drive them forward during the next phase of their home development; please apply with an up to date CV quoting the reference Q98726C.

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: Q98726C | Published: almost 2 years ago


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