Accessories Technologist

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
07 Dec 2017
Ref
13874237/001
Contact
Jessica Cameron
Sector
Jewellery
Job Type
Permanent

I am working with a multi-channel retailer based in Northamptonshire who are looking to recruit a Product Technologist with experience in accessories, specifically costume jewellery.

Client Details

My client is a long-established, international retailer with a fantastic head office based in Northamptonshire. They are recruiting for a Technologist who has experience working with costume jewellery.

Description

The key responsibilities for this role are;

  • Engineering products ensuring quality and safety are integral to design whilst meeting margin targets
  • Ensuring business visibility to product development schedules, issues and opportunities
  • Maintaining proactive Vendor relationships and communication to facilitate knowledge and best practice sharing
  • Maintaining complete and accurate documentation according to Avon Policy and Regulatory requirements for each product.
  • Coordinating the artwork development process for specified product categories
  • Working closely with Regulatory Affairs, ensuring products are compliant with relevant regulations as well as meeting Avon's quality and safety requirements prior to supply.

Profile

A successful candidate will;

  • Have a good understanding of test reports and fashion accessories (e.g. jewellery, bags, scarves, footwear) manufacturing processes and componentry is essential

  • Have experience working with a Far Eastern supply base. Ideally but not essentially with experience travelling

  • Have a sound knowledge of the manufacturing of fashion accessories, specifically costume jewellery
  • Be able to operate successfully in a commercial retail environment, ideally having experience working with a buying team previously

Job Offer

Salary is dependent on experience