Accessories Technologist

£30000 - £35000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Val May
Job Type
A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a successful and thriving supplier of fashion accessories to the high street retailers both here and abroad.
They are looking for an Accessories Technologist to work as part of a busy and lively team. This role reports into the Operations Director and is based in London.

Main duties of this role will include:
  • Liaising daily with the China Office and QC’s together with the factories
  • Risk Assessing products in order to meet customer expectations and ensure factory partners are informed of requirements
  • Supporting departments at costing stage with testing budgets, ensuring key requirements are met within cost constraints
  • Visiting clients for fit sessions and pre‐production meetings
  • Checking and approving test reports prior to sending to customers
  • Checking and measuring all samples received from the factories prior to forwarding to customers.
  • Liaising with customers and factories on all fits, sealers and production sample submissions to ensure customer requirements are correct
  • Uploading and submitting test reports on customer portals
Person Requirements:
  • Previous experience from an accessories supplier background
  • A dynamic and proactive person able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of dealing with UK High Street customers
  • Extensive knowledge of REACH legislations
  • Highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience working out of China and India, with knowledge of manufacturing techniques and best practice.