Footwear Technologist - Cambodia

Location
Phnom Penh
Salary
£15000 - £25000 per annum + Gross salary guideline
Posted
06 Aug 2018
Closes
03 Sep 2018
Ref
HT901808A
Contact
Helen Taylor
Function
Technical
Sector
Footwear
Job Type
Permanent
Footwear Technologist - Cambodia
This is a great opportunity to join a large global fashion retail and sourcing company in their Phnom Penh operation, working closely with footwear manufacturers in the area.
As many of the factories are Chinese owned, it is essential that this person has strong language skills in Mandarin and English.

The Candidate: Footwear Technologist - Cambodia
*Extensive experience in ladies shoes manufacturing, especially for hi-heel dress shoes
*Knowledge of lasts, paper patterns, outsole molds for ladies shoes
*Experienced in technical elements of fitting for comfort and quality
*Fluent in Mandarin and English including reading, writing and speaking skills
*Proficient in Email, Office Word, Excel and PPT applications

The Role: Footwear Technologist - Cambodia
*Deliver product and technical quality standards that are appropriate to deliver value , product safety and support the commercial aims of the business
*Check manufacturing process controls are appropriate to deliver consistent quality product.
*Build knowledge of industry best practices and assist new suppliers in setting up QC procedures / best practices to ensure consistent component quality.
*Train suppliers in appropriate QC processes / best practices
*Conduct risk assessment on samples in order to prevent potential issue in bulk production
*Check grading trials (pre-production) and chair PP meeting, find solutions for technical and quality related problems
*Provide technical support for suppliers to improve product quality in sampling stage and bulk production
*Visit suppliers and ensure their production line aligns with planned shipping schedule

The Package: Footwear Technologist - Cambodia
Competitive salary in USD, taxable in Cambodia, plus potential for accommodation allowance, medical and discretionary bonus

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