Product Technologist

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Backline Commercial
10th January 2019
Job Type
Salary/Pay Figure
Salary depending on experience
Job Reference
Product Technoligist Plymouth 001


Backline have a great opportunity for a Product Technologist in Plymouth


If you want to progress your career this is the perfect company as they are growing fast.


The role will include:


  • Overview of Pre-shipment inspections, DUPRO, social compliance audit bookings & related paperwork
  • Evaluate packaging and Instruction Manuals to ensure accuracy for all data.
  • Prepare documentation and product specifications based on technical information.
  • Ensuring that production methods meet legislation guidelines.
  • Monitor & assist on various product introduction projects and related activities.
  • Inputting of data for product quality, safety and due diligence documentation.
  • Analysing test & inspection documentation and certification with third parties.
  • Working on own initiative, accurately adhering to both rapidly changing deadlines/timescales
  • Guiding, advising and having the communication skills to relay complex information back to colleagues and suppliers.
  • Requesting and processing of technical related data from buyers or suppliers.
  • Process improvements.
  • Direct liaison with buying teams, suppliers, other departments & service suppliers.
  • Reviewing internal & external complaints & conducting compliance checks
  • Collating and analysing data and charts against defined parameters.
  • Proactively identifying and analysing potential problems and proposing commercially acceptable solutions.


You will need to have:


  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management abilities gained in a fast moving commercial organisation
  • Ability to react swiftly to changing requirements and pressures
  • A demonstrable technical background in mechanical or electro engineering or softlines.
  • PC literate with experience of working with Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent written & verbal skills.
  • A keen eye for attention to detail.
  • Experience in retail or factory QC.
  • Experience of the risk assessment process
  • Wide knowledge or experience of product groups and how products are manufactured.
  • Good lateral, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience & understanding of specifications, drawings and component level problem solving
  • Knowledge of 8D, Six Sigma and other quality tools




This is a full time role working Monday to Friday


If this is the perfect role for you please send a up to date CV to or call 01752 337800 for more information