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Technical Manager- Bedding/Furniture

Posted 5 February by Michael Page Retail Ended

My client is recruiting a new role for the business, as a Technical Manager- Bedding/Furniture. The category will span across beds, chairs, sofas, duvets and a range of other soft furnishings.

Client Details

My client is a growing retailer with plans to expand into other categories including nursery and kids. They have a fantastic senior leadership team from a variety of backgrounds, and are looking to grow massively this year.

Description

The Technical Manager- Bedding/Furniture will:

  • Make sound decisions on maintaining and improving package/product quality, safety, legality and value for money
  • Have line management reports
  • Lead projects that technical experience (E.g. legislative changes)
  • Carry out technical benchmarking
  • Organise in-line and pre-shipment inspections, making the correct decisions where appropriate
  • Manage supplier relationships, leading on quality related issues
  • Be an ambassador of the brand!

Profile

The successful candidate for the Technical Manager- Bedding/Furniture role will;

  • Have a minimum 2 years experience in the Technical/QA field
  • Have an understanding of the customer, business and the wider market
  • Be retail focused and passionate about the product and quality.
  • Have had experience of factory/supplier visits domestically and overseas
  • Have had line management experience

Job Offer

Technical Manager- Bedding/Furniture

Manchester

Salary £35,000 to £40,000

Required skills

  • Technologist

Reference: 34401524

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