Footwear Technologist

5 days left

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2016
Closes
05 Oct 2016
Ref
VM-158-RP5
Contact
Val May
Job Type
Permanent
We have a fantastic new role on with a highly successful supplier of footwear to most of teh UK's biggest High Street retailers. They are looking for a talented footwear technologist to work on a trend led product within a well-established supplier

Main duties of this role will include:

  • Liaise with Design, Product Development teams and suppliers to ensure new products are developed are engineered within the technical standards
  • Assist in evaluating new materials
  • Monitor the rate of RTMs and AQL performance and ensure the manufacturing rejects are kept to a minimum to reduce and maintain the level of internal rejects and reworks.
  • Visit suppliers and external packhouses both in the UK and overseas
  • Ensure all relevant legal legislation to products and systems is met
Person requirements:
  • Previous experience within shoes or related industry
  • Ability to trouble shoot & contribute to quality issue resolving
  • ability to influence & manage situations (fitting sessions etc)
  • Must have knowledge of construction & manufacturing methods.
  • Must ahve experience of dealing with UK high street customers’
  • Previous experience within a similar background is essential.
  • Understanding and experience in working with suppliers from China would be advantagous 

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