Part Time Garment/Product Technologist

  • Job Reference: JR4213
  • Date Posted: 22 May 2018
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: info@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

PART TIME POSITION 3 TO 4 DAYS PER WEEK.

Our client is a very well established, privately owned supplier of accessories for mens, ladies and children's. They work with leading High St retailers and now have an exciting opportunity for a Garment Technologist / Product Technologist to join their Soft Accessories Team, based in Bedfordshire

Part Time Garment/Product Technologist - The Role:

  • Manage all technical elements across soft accessory product, mens and ladies.
  • Manage the testing process, request and approve all products for production - quality, safety & composition tests - working with the merchandising team to meet timescales for shipment.
  • Liaise with customer technologists to amend/approve products to achieve required standards.
  • Ensure all approval samples are filed in an organised manner.
  • Approve product samples with customers and factories. 
  • Complete the required information on customers' on-line systems. Maintain contract seals & paperwork from factory and submit to customers
  • Work with QA team in the Far East and UK teams to ensure all our factories meet and maintain customer standards. 
  • Work with factories to improve weak areas. 
  • Work alongside designers and product developers to introduce new products/factories/technical developments to met critical path deadlines.
  • Ensure products supplied meet all requirements of legislation and quality specification;schedules/timescales met.
  • Good working relationship with relevant customer contacts;product approval process runs smoothly.
  • Contract seals submitted to customer in timely manner with all paperwork complete and records accessible
  • Manage relevant aspects of the critical path and maintain all administrative systems. 

Part Time Garment/Product Technologist - The Candidate:

  • Graduate in Textile Technology or equivalent qualifications.
  • You must have a minimum of 2 years industrial experience gained in the manufacturing or retailing experience having been directly involved in fabric technology.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Prepared to travel to the Far East/Europe if required.
  • A positive and motivated attitude.

Part Time Garment/Product Technologist - The Package:

  • Depending on experience

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

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