Senior Technical Manager

  • Job Reference: JB4060
  • Date Posted: 10 October 2017
  • Location: Vietnam
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Senior appointments, Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Julie Brogan
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0115 948 7979

Job Description

Our client, a leading sourcing operation, currently has an opening for a Senior Technical Manager, based in Vietnam.

Senior Technical Manager - The Role:

  • Factory sign off for Quality Management Systems and Product Safety Systems 
  • New Supplier Induction and system training for suppliers 
  • Screening of Tech packs prior to sampling 
  • Sample screening – all sample types 
  • Pre-production reviews prior Contract Seal submission 
  • First off the line product reviews
  • Upgrading of Suppliers Performance – monitor progress on improvements & data base maintenance 
  • Issue management 
  • Supply Base Management
  • Provide local sourcing expertise in terms of garment and componentry vendors 
  • Support Innovation Development
  • Conduct ad-hoc assignments

Senior Technical Manager - The Candidate:

  • Technical qualification in garment technology, preferably to a degree level 
  • At least 10 years’ working experience in a related field for the UK / European market 
  • Knowledge of pattern making & fitting 
  • Familiar with the UK Retail industry and/or European garment buying processes 
  • Computer Skills – Familiar with MS Office and internet is required 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with buyers and technologists in the UK and suppliers in country 
  • Excellent communication skills in English are required
  • An audit qualification (ISO 9000 / SA8000 / ISO 14000) would be a definite advantage

Senior Technical Manager - The Package:

- Competitive salary + benefits including accommodation, transport and trips to the UK.

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