Product Technologist - Womenswear

Recruiter
Allison Hayes
Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
Salary dependent on experience
Posted
21 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Ref
PTW
Sector
Retail, Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

Product Technologist - Womenswear

My client, a global-leading high-street fashion brand, are recruiting for a number of Product/Garment Technologists to join their rapidly expanding Womenswear team!

The ideal Product Technologist will work alongside the buying teams, suppliers and key stakeholders and will work across a range of Womenswear!

The ideal Product Technologist will:

  • Evaluating risk and ability to make commercial recommendations on quality priorities in a volume environment.
  • Identifies risk suppliers/product for Pre-shipment and CFS inspection.
  • Proactively supports product development by advising on emerging trends, innovations and requirements with product quality.
  • Accountable for delivery of key lines from a quality perspective within the required time frame
  • Strong technical expertise to deliver quality products that are safe, legal and fit for purpose.
  • Apply quality standards and commercially evaluate product testing
  • Adheres to the Best Practice sample process flow
  • A clear understanding of the legal requirements for labelling and testing within the required product areas.
  • Identify and resolve potential quality issues in relation to fit, fabric, components and testing failures
  • Manages and resolves quality issues in a timely manner with clear solutions and communication to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Engages with Sourcing and Ethical to understand supplier performance.
  • Identify opportunities where process efficiencies can be developed and drive cost savings

Communication and Influence

  • To promote and represent quality assurance with in both the QA department and the business as a whole with regular and clear information to develop a culture of continuous improvement
  • Through training and engagement with Buying and Suppliers, improve the product quality (done)
  • Demonstrates ability to influence all Stakeholders, Buyers, Controllers and Directors with their decision making regarding quality standards and delivery.
  • Supports and delivers departmental updates and presentations both internally and externally
  • Attends B&M department meetings representing Quality Assurance

Working with others / Leading and Managing others

  • Coaches others to identify their skills, abilities and development areas.
  • Conducts open discussions with direct reports about their strengths and development areas, facilitating an understanding of performance expectations and the creation of formal development plans
  • Manages and encourages team decision making.
  • Demonstrate consistency and fairness when working with others (new)
  • Actively seeks out stretching opportunities to support own development
  • Delivers training and guidance to the buying teams where required.
  • Provides quality training QA assistants and trainees, buying teams and suppliers
  • Advising in a timely manner any updates within the QA manual to all Technicians, buying team teams and relevant stakeholders

This leading company work to fantastically competitive salaries as well as a fantastically progressive career path!

If this sounds like the right next move for you, please apply asap to allison@cvukgroup DOT com
 

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