Graduate Product Technologist Bury Home Textiles Our client is a leading supplier of home textiles to the retail sector in the UK, who now have an excellent opportunity for a Graduate to join their team in a Product Technologist role. Main Purpose of role: As Product Technologist you will be fully involved in the total cradle to grave life span of a range of home furnishing products, ensuring compliance with identified standards. You will be accountable for demonstrating due diligence in the evaluation and approval of agreed product categories, ensuring standards of quality, appearance, durability, safety, functionality, fit for purpose and legal requirements of both the product and the packaging are met at all times. Key Duties: Working closely with the Sales, Merchandising, Buying, Design and Media Departments to ensure complete product and packaging information is available to produce accurate product specifications. Produce full technical documentation for issue to the factories, thus ensuring each product is manufactured and packaged to the highest possible standards and complies with designated specifications. This will cover fabric construction/composition, fabric printing/dyeing/colour, stitching/assembly, folding/packing, care labelling, outer bag, inserts and labelling. Request and assess pre-production and pre-shipment seal samples for make-up, stitching, pack and dimensions. Assess sealed samples and provide technical support directly back to the factories via e-mail and conference call when required, ensuring critical path milestones are constantly being updated, monitored and target dates met. Request, check and grade test reports to ensure fabrics and products perform in accordance with customer requirements. Provide support and cover for the Senior Technologist as required. Candidates will have a relevant Textiles degree or some experience in a Technologist role. In return our client offers a highly competitive salary and excellent career progression opportunities. Apply online or for further information contact one of our specialist consultants quoting reference number: NJR13310
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