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Hosiery Product Technologist

We are currently looking for a Hosiery Product Technologist to support the category Technology Manager by delivering value, quality and safe products to the customer which meet the company Brand standards and legal requirements in a timely manner.

Your duties as a Hosiery Product Technologist will include:

Work as part of the buying and design teams to develop Sainsbury’s products effectively.
Risks assess all products as part of the product development process to assure quality and safety.
Analyse customer complaint and returns data weekly and work with the buying team to take appropriate action.
Ensure all product specifications are accurate and stored appropriately in Sainsbury’s systems as required.
Ensure all suppliers understand Sainsbury’s systems, requirements and Brand Standards and keep the relevant supplier technical manuals up to date.
Ensure products meet all quality, safety, legal and brand integrity requirements
Ensure Sainsbury’s standard procedures and documentation is used at all times.
Deliver approved products to the agreed department critical path.
Support the Buyer by understanding the market and competitor products and specifications.

Support and contribute to business improvement projects as required.
Review all testing for each product to ensure compliance to Sainsbury’s Performance standards.

Your experience will include:

Degree or equivalent in yarns specialising in hosiery and knitted yarns
Some experience in a manufacturing or retailing environment
An understanding of quality management and/or product development
Excellent communication skills
Commercial awareness

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