Job details

Product and Compliance Technologist - Home

Job reference: 004492

Closing date: 25/02/2022

Salary: Entry level Graduate, plus excellent benefits

Department: Design, Technical and QA

Hours per week: Full-time

Here at N Brown, we are looking for a Product and Compliance Technologist to join our team!  This role is for someone looking to start their career in this field and develop and grow within our team, you maybe a recent Graduate or have the relevant work experience to start your career journey.

In this role you will develop your skills to provide Product Quality, Compliance and Legislation expertise by supporting the product technologists. In doing this you will manage global quality, legislation and compliance of our products through collecting and reviewing testing, compliance and performance documentation. As a Compliance and Legislation Technologist you will constantly look to review and improve standards in line with customer expectation, competitors, and Global legislation to ensure that our products exceed our customer expectations for Quality, Value and performance, right first time and on time. You will also look to reduce returns and improve customer feedback through product reviews and customer testing panels.

In your role as Product and Compliance Technologist you will pro-actively follow a Coordinated 2-year Training and Development Plan, successfully completing individual assessments throughout this period driving forward your own development and expanding your knowledge.

Supported by your Mentor

  • Support in the delivery of the Strategy and business seasonal requirements, generating and maintaining records and data ensuring the standards are consistently aligned to the global law and our strategic and brand objectives.
  • Research, analyse and translate Global compliance and legislation requirements ensuring N Brown are up to date with any changes to laws etc.
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, internally and externally to promote the adoption and implementation of standards for consistency of product quality, legislation and compliance and commercial / brand requirements to deliver product excellence.
  • Evaluate Supplier for skill, abilities, lead times and quality of product achieved preparing reports and escalating issues for action and recommending improvements.
  • Evaluate Supplier Performance for skill, abilities, lead times, quality and compliance and preparing performance reports
  • Maintaining all quality, legislation and compliance criteria, evaluating and reporting on supplier performance, ensuring 100% compliance through close monitoring and communication.
  • Maintain testing, compliance and AQL standards and performance through supply base, reducing unplanned refurb and RTM’s.
  • Investigate causes of quality problems and implement improvements to processes that lead to overall increases in product quality resulting in reduction in returns, improved customer feedback, through product reviews and increase product score through customers testing panels.
  • Engage with wider PI team to determine supplier capabilities relative to product type, product quality and standards required, ensuring a right first time, on time approach.

What experience are we looking for?

  • Minimum 1-year industry internship in technical specific field.
  • Technical Expertise in relevant products including, Testing and compliance legislation & chemical management
  • Understanding of a wide-ranging Supply base.
  • Use analytical and product insight to influence corrective actions with strong focus on
  • continuous improvements
  • Communication skills – verbal and written – ability to communicate via variety of media with different cultures/various levels of Stakeholders
  • A good appreciation of quality and compliance standards.
  • IT skills – competent in word, excel and power point
  • Highly organised
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Excellent Time Management