Footwear Product Technologist - Womenswear
Our Client, one of the UK’s leading Fast Fashion, high street retailers is looking to recruit a Product
Technologist to join the Womenswear Technical team looking after Ladies Footwear.
Reporting to the Senior Technologist you will be working in the lively environment of Design and Buying, our Technologists work closely with the Buyers and Designers of various departments developing product from the initial design concept through to production.
In this role, you will:
- Drive consistency in fit and quality across one of our most high profile departments
- Work closely with the buying and design team, advising on fit, construction and safety issues
- Ensure accessories meets quality standards and safety legislation
- Communicate regularly with suppliers
- Focus continually on product improvement, ensuring that faulty returns are minimised
- Manage the fit and advise on amendments throughout the development process
- Manage the risk assessment, test reports and product approval process
- Manage suppliers – play a key part in their assessments and development
- Conduct projects aimed at identifying opportunities to improve product value and performance
For this role:
- A relevant degree-level qualification would be beneficial
- Experience working on Womenswear Footwear, Mens & Kids experience is preferable
- Accessories experience would be an advantage
- Excellent skills with experience in a retail or supplier environment
- Strong construction and pattern cutting knowledge.
- Experience in managing test reports
- Experience of working with overseas suppliers and factories
- Strong IT skills,
- Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
- A confident decision maker
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