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Assistant Product Technologist, Footwear & Accessories


Role: Assistant Technologist – Footwear and Accessories
Reports to: Quality Manager
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Contract: 12 Month FTC

What You’ll Get

The world is changing and it’s important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it’s essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That’s why we offer benefits that put you first.

Some of our benefits are:

  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices

What You’ll Do:
To support our product development and ensuring our product complies with our quality standards and looks to exceed customer expectation. To work alongside our buying teams, suppliers, and key stakeholders to establish and maintain best practice.
  • Understand and support delivery of the Primark Departmental and Quality strategy to deliver the customer promise.
  • Demonstrates technical knowledge of footwear and accessories to develop products that are safe, legal and fit for purpose.
  • Build and develop capability to assess commercial quality and testing requirements.
  • Assist with product development and adhere to sample process flow.
  • Investigate all Gold Seal rejections and communicate quality issues to buying teams and suppliers.
  • Build competitor awareness to enable quality, fit and performance benchmarking of Primark versus key competitors.
  • Work with the Primark Compliance team to ensure the Primark Quality Standards are in line with industry standards (Value/Volume retail).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal/product/retail requirements for labelling.
  • Organises and runs fit sessions for product area of responsibility. Communicating clearly to buying teams and suppliers fit amendments and technical solutions.

What You’ll Bring
Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued – so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
  • Strong communication with suppliers on the technical development of product.
  • Highlight risk areas from testing submissions and with support of the Quality Manager work on an improvement plan.
  • Communicates and interacts clearly and concisely to ensure that information is understood by buying teams, retail, and external contacts.
  • Demonstrates/develop effective communication skills tailored to the audience and objectives; provides feedback and responds to others in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner.
  • Works effectively with others to deliver common goals; readily offers support.
  • Respects the ideas and contributions of others and readily takes opportunities to learn and seek out stretching opportunities to support own development.
  • Technical background required. A focus on footwear and/or accessories is preferred.
  • 4-6 years related industry experience.

Ready? Good - because we can’t wait to see what you can offer. You’ll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you’ll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we’ll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility request, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.


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