Our Client based in North Bristol has an immediate opportunity for a Junior Product Development Technician to join their hardworking team.
The company has grown year on year and is a leading business within their industry sector which means that progression within the organisation is a strong possibility!

 

• Location: Bristol
• Longevity: Permanent, Full Time
• Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
• Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days holiday with length of service), pension scheme, access to healthcare services
• Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday
• Start Date: ASAP

 

Purpose:

• To source product at most competitive price, to maximise company gross margin
• To regularly review the performance of the product portfolio by supplier
• To bring excitement, support and a wealth of product knowledge 

Main Duties:
• To support in all technical aspects of products
• To advise the correct diagnosis of spare parts required, minimising requirements and cost wherever possible
• To assist, where required, with direct communication with customers to aid explanation of a technical issue
• Sourcing new products and resourcing existing products from new and existing partner factories
• Creating and maintaining product specification sheets
• Ensuring the correct specification is maintained by partner factories
• Managing partner factory relationships with regard to specification, samples, QC, technical information, price negotiation, new product development, and general communications
• Providing product training to other departments
• Maintaining and updating training manuals
• Managing product selection processes for customer catalogues, including sourcing and specifying new product samples, arranging customer viewings & photography, providing technical specifications for customer documentation, overseeing amends to specification and negotiating prices
• To work alongside the QC team to develop, implement, monitor and manage the company quality control processes
• To review and propose product and packaging improvements
• To propose and ensure products are tested in line with the company policies
• To support the project to improve the attractive, protective and green credentials of our client’s packaging

 

Skills and Experience
• Ability to work as both part of a small team, and individually when required
• Willingness to learn and retain information – training will be required
• Flexibility to move outside the job description as and when required
• Desire to help the company achieve its goals
• Self-motivated, positive, confident and self-assured

 

This is fun, fast paced environment within a business that provides great incentives and a great working environment. If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply today!

Reference: 216743

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