Product and Trading Standards Manager ( HQ)

Product and Trading Standards Manager ( HQ)

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  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: 3% Pension plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A leading Retailer is currently recruiting for a Product and Trading Standards Manager to join their HQ team. This role will assume responsibility for a number of categories including toys, gifts, electricals so will require a versatile Trading Manager with a passion to learn and further develop. This role forms part of the team responsible for ensuring that products and services sold by the company are compliant with current legislative requirements and quality standards,

Product and Trading Standards Manager responsibilities include:

Identify the relevant safety, testing and certification requirements for products
Assess and interpret test reports and certification
Manage the relationship with external testing, inspection and certification organisations
Support the Buying team in establishing and ensuring a compliant product management system
Support the Buying team in supply chain management
Ensure the timely review, recording and resolution of product safety and quality related issues
Support the Buying team throughout new product development and existing product reviews
Work closely with our Buying and Store teams to ensure an appropriate response is provided
to any issues or notifications that may have a negative impact on the business
Develop and produce documented procedures and review management systems
Investigate and manage customer complaints
Responsible for document management systems including technical files and SDSs
Manage the review and approval system for labelling compliance
Keep the business appraised of relevant legislative and best practice developments.

You will be a degree qualified / equivalent Product and Trading Standards Manager used to dealing with a varied channel and be passionate to learn and develop in a forward thinking and rapidly growing business. You will ideally have at least three years experience in product safety regulatory compliance work in Retail and working alongside Byers.
You will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of general and specific product safety legislation
and quality standards as well as excellent communication skills and be the ‘go to’ person leadership wise.
To apply please contact Sara 0151 6668951

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