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FURNITURE TECHNOLOGIST (HOME)

Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality. We use prints and designs that evoke the English countryside, for the way you live today. There is a fantastic opportunity for a Technologist to join our Home Team.

The role will specialise in Furniture and be based either in our Fulham Head Office or Leicestershire distribution centre with time divided between the 2 sites.

 

The Role

You will be a member of the category technologist team working with buyers to develop and approve products to meet our exacting standards and specifications. Tasks will include:

• Working to a strict product development timetable using critical path milestones

• Ensuring products comply with quality, legal and safety requirements, that all packing is robust and that artwork and labelling is correct

• Providing technical support and direction within Laura Ashley

• Managing and approving samples

• Working with suppliers to overcome any quality issues and promote continual improvement

• Keeping accurate records of sealing documents product test reports, certification and specification

 

About You

Ideally you will have a background in retail and possess all of the following:

• Experience working as a product technologist

• Have a good working knowledge of the Furniture flammability regulations and furniture safety standards

• A good knowledge of product standards and labelling

• PC skills using Microsoft applications

• Good written and verbal communication skills

• The ability to influence others in the pursuit of excellence

• British Driving Licence

 

Full training on our systems and processes will be given to the right candidate. If you would like to apply to work in a world class company please send your CV and a covering letter, stating your current salary & benefits package, to careers@lauraashley.com

We receive a large number of applications for our roles and will only contact successful candidates. We do not accept applications from or through Recruitment Agencies.