QA Technologist Home Textiles

A home textiles company in Greater Manchester with a new opportunity for a QA Technologist

Your new company
You will be working with an award-winning home textiles company that has been long-established in the woven textiles market and are recognised as an industry leader for home textiles. They have a large and welcoming head office in Greater Manchester and they are now looking to recruit a QA Technologist for their soft homeware product.

Your new role
Reporting into the Technical Manager your role will focus on ensuring all their products are fit for purpose, satisfy customer expectations and meet all legal requirements. You will work closely with off shore suppliers, building relationships and improving standards. Some Far East and European travel to visit factories will be part of your role. You will lead and assist with product development and work on product improvement. To do this you will undertake regular comp shops and examine other product on the market. For any new product you will conduct and manage user trials and use their feedback for product improvement. You will work to the critical path work to launch date deadlines, complete risk assessments and review fabric samples and colour approvals.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need as a minimum some demonstrable experience in a Quality Assurance role for homeware or other consumer product. Wider experience in other product areas outside of home textiles could be considered including fashion and non-electrical homeware. You will need to have excellent attention to detail and be dedicated to your work. You should be willing to travel to the Far East and you will also need a driving licence and access to a car.

What you'll get in return
You will work within a company that prides itself on its excellent company culture. In this role you will receive a salary of up to £30,000 plus other benefits. This company takes their employees' health and wellbeing seriously and have recently introduced on-site exercise classes and mindfulness sessions.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, I look forward to reviewing your application!

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