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Technical Specialist

Job Reference: PP1693

West Yorkshire

Our Clients reputation is renowned for the consistent high quality of their material testing instruments; Their expertise spans multiple sectors from traditional textiles to smart fabrics, non-woven, rubber, wood and plastic; with a portfolio of globally respected brands, retailers, manufacturers and testing houses across 70 countries;  they continually invest in research and development so each client can achieve consistent and accurate results every time. We are now delighted to welcome applications for the role of Technical Specialist.

Reporting to the Innovation Director, you will work closely within an enthusiastic Technical Team where you will provide first class Technical Support to your global customers, agents and distributors, Sales Team and Test Materials Team.  Working with the Innovation Team, you will play a key role in New Product Development, be a member of the User Experience Team, ensuring instruments are exceptionally easy to use and where possible that new users can operate instruments without the need of an operator’s guide.  Be a member of the NPD Project Team for your specialism. Perform customer testing, evaluate and interpret results, draw up test reports and give conclusions and recommendations. Attending ISO meetings, ensuring you are fully up to date with any issues that could impact the business, ensuring instruments have the latest standards loaded in their software, helping develop new standards where necessary.  Providing support to your customers with the businesses core textile instruments, in a professional manner, is key to this role’s success.

In line with the Company Values you will work proactively and collaboratively with all colleagues and interested parties to ensure you continually guarantee a workplace culture that makes the company a great place to work.

The ideal candidate will have experience in either a textile laboratory or in a textile manufacturing/quality control environment with specific expertise in using a range of textile testing instruments; previous work experience within a UKAS accredited laboratory would be an advantage. It goes without saying that you will be honest and sincere with high levels of integrity and professionalism, be a forward-thinking team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

The role offers a highly competitive salary that will depend on experience and achievements plus flexible working hours and a contributory pension.

A full job description will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

Please apply in completeconfidence using the form on the right or by sending your CV through to info@planetpersonnel.com

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