Sock Technologist

  • Job Reference: JR3980
  • Date Posted: 24 July 2017
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
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Job Description

Our client is a global manufacturer of private label products from men's, ladies and children. They are currently seeking a talented Sock Technologist to join their vibrant team within their UK office, based in London.

Sock Technologist - The Role

  • You will be responsible for the sealing process from design samples through to shipments.
  • Manage the sample approvals from initial fit through to production in line with CP.
  • Attending customer fit, development and sealing meetings.
  • Required to work on technical innovation projects as well as ongoing technical upgrades.
  • Create specification and work books.
  • Liaising with internal design, sales and merchandising teams.
  • Travel offshore to factories for development and AQL's.
  • Manage the sampling process in line with the critical path.
  • Keep abreast of customer quality requirements and ensure all suppliers follow these guidelines.
  • To input technical information on to customer systems to ensure these are technically accurate.

Sock Technologist - The Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have a solid background as a sock, hosiery, seamfree or knitwear technologist.
  • Extensive knit technical skills
  • Must have strong analytical problem solving skills and be able to deliver fast technical solutions.
  • Experience with high st retailers, M&S experience is essential.
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a small team.
  • Able to prioritise workload and multi-task various functions.
  • Competent IT user.
  • Confident communicator both written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Sock Technologist - The Package:

  • This position is offered with a competitive salary.

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.