Friday , December 1 2023

Next Job Vacancies – Assistant Technologist

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Job Description:

Working with the product team the Assistant Technologist will provide technical support for the business team ensuring all Next products comply with legal and accepted industry minimums and will implement the company policy on technical standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Approving and progressing the range – Provide clear and concise written and verbal communication internally and externally, ensuring that the correct documentation is used
  • Developing the range – Provide technical support to the Product Team and promote close working relationships
  • Preparing for launch – Report exceptions to launch to the Product Team and line manager, with solutions to problems are met
  • Managing in season – Awareness of current sales information, including best sellers
  • Support, develop and review the seasonal ranges, always looking out for market opportunities and new trends
  • Planning the range – To evaluate new products to ensure they are legal and safe and meet Next performance and legal requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of furniture technology, construction, testing and manufacturing methods
  • Confident and clear communication skills; both verbal and written to work productively alongside product teams and external suppliers
  • Highly organised with good prioritisation skills
  • Flexible approach to be able to adjust to the constantly changing needs of the business
  • Product manufacturing experience is an advantage
  • Ability to convey technical information clearly and accurately
  • Exceptional eye for technical detail

Job Details:

Company:  Next

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Broughton Astley, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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