Production Technologist UK/China

West Yorkshire
Up to £30000 per annum
10 Oct 2018
07 Nov 2018
Claire Harker-Gill
Job Type
Production Technologist UK/China
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique business which not only develops its own products but acts as a leading retailer in its field. With rapid growth they require a production garment technologist to join their expanding team. The role is based in UK with up to 50% of their time spent in China, managing production orders to ensure quality and customer requirements are met.

Production Technologist UK/China - The role:
*Responsibility for the quality and specification of all current and new development
*Setting and ensuring the relevant product safety and testing requirements are met for each product/ customer.
*Sole technical responsibility for key customer accounts as well as own brand accounts, supported by Technical team both in China and the UK.
*Communicating and fitting with customers, internal brand stakeholders and supply base on a daily basis.
*Compiling clear, concise comments for suppliers with photos and technical diagrams as applicable.
*Visiting and working with factories to develop products in China.
*Critical Path management and meeting target deadlines

Production Technologist UK/China - You will have:
*Prior experience in assisting with garment testing requirements and dealing with customer complaints
*Knowledge of assessing fabrics and construction methods in terms of cost.
*Prior experience of meeting production deadlines using critical path management
*Ability to problem solve, assess and pre-empt risks and find solutions.
*Previous experience of working with a global supply chain.
*Previous experience of working with multiple retailers and prioritising workloads.
*A sound understanding of garment fit, construction and grading
*Knowledge of and experience in working with the Toys Safety Directive standards.
*Competent IT skills (Word, Excel & Email)
*Mandarin language is an advantage.

Production Technologist UK/China - Salary:
*Competitive + travel allowance + accommodation in China