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Junior Safety Technologist

  • Application Deadline: May 30, 2022
  • Sywell
  • Application Deadline: May 30, 2022
  • Sywell

Job title: Junior Safety Technologist
Location: Sywell
Working pattern: Flexible home working up to 2 days per week
Department: Production

If working in a fast-paced environment where we turn ideas and designs into exciting new products is for you, come and join our Production department.

We’re looking for a passionate, self-motivated individual who can rise to a challenge to join our amazing team.

You’ll be assisting the safety technologist with organising testing in line with applicable legislation and customer specific requirements.

Key responsibilities


  • Running all aspects of reprint testing. Working closely with controllers and labs to ensure global legislation is covered
  • Maintaining safety data on our internal system, Biblio
  • Liaising with production controllers and Far East suppliers to ensure that technical documentation is gathered for each print run
  • Day to day running of the Book Chain Project system
  • Assisting our Sales and Operations teams with any queries or requests from our customers
  • Building and maintaining the Technical Library
  • Building and running Biblio reports to assist areas of research and development within the production department
  • Working closely with our Co-Edition team to ensure all customer requirements are met, technical quotes are issued upon request and advice given when required
  • Completing yearly German battery reporting
  • Taking the lead with key customers providing support to the Sales and Operations teams
  • Completion of UK retailers Valpak packaging reports
  • Working with the safety technologist and Buying team on ad-hoc NPD component development
  • Assisting the safety technologist with organising testing in line with applicable legislation and customer specific requirements
  • Ad-hoc administrative tasks
  • Report management

Work with great people

Alex Alexandrou
Head of Commissioning - Children's
"When I joined Igloobooks, I saw it as an exciting opportunity that would offer a completely different experience to any other design environment — I still like it after being here for over ten years!"
Sahina Bibi
Marketing Executive
"My team is vibrant and fun — brilliant minds brimming with wonderful ideas. Though we each manage our own projects, we're always bouncing ideas off one another and brainstorming fresh new initiatives."
Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience with the Toy Safety Directive & REACH legislation would be ideal
  • An interest in sustainability
  • Excellent Microsoft Office knowledge, particularly Excel
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills, as well as a can-do attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build mutually beneficial relationships with laboratories

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

Bonnier Books is home to 13 adult and children’s imprints, publishing across a wide variety of genres, for different ages. From crime to reading group fiction; memoir to self-help; activity to reference – we believe every book matters.

Bonnier Books UK is owned by Bonnier Books, a family-owned company headquartered in Sweden. Bonnier Books is a top-15 world publisher.

Beckie Hart | Contact Person

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