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HTNK is looking for a Technical Manager Hard Goods for a Dutch heritage lifestyle brand! As a technical manager Hard Goods you will
manage the team of technical specialist in the hardgoods division (including Home, Gifting, Beauty & Toys).

What the job includes:

You will be responsible for a significant contribution to the overall improvement of product quality and safety. You will manage a team of technical specialists to develop product specifications, communicate product requirements with suppliers, manage the product approval processes, and track supplier performance.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring customer satisfaction and implementing improvement measures and strategies.
  • Using your previous experience to lead a team in:
  • Data handling including analysis and interpretation of data and report writing.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting in the product technical, retail and manufacturing environments.
  • Executing research and development methodology including development of new test methods and protocols.
  • Interact with external stakeholders and industry experts to remain at the forefront of innovation and sustainability best practices.

What makes you the right candidate?

  • You have good project - and team management skills.
  • Good communication and presentations skills.
  • The ability to integrate across a diverse product range and multiple geographical sourcing locations.
  • You obtained a technical Bachelor degree.
  • You have 2-3 years of working experience in a similar role.
  • You are fluent in both Dutch and English.

Are you the technical manager we are looking for? Please apply now!

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