Footwear and Accessories Technologist - Maternity Cover

Recruiter
Quest Search and Selection Ltd
Location
London, South East England
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A brand who prides themselves on timeless style and good quality products are looking for a Footwear and Accessories Technologist on a 12-month maternity cover. You will ensure that the approval process and the quality management of products fulfil and exceed the company's expectations, maintaining and continually developing the products in line with the business strategic direction.

As a Footwear and Hard Accessories Technologist, you will:

  • Have experience working with the Menswear Shirts category within a similar role
  • Comprehensive understanding of spec sheets, tech packs and fit comments. Strong understanding of quality control procedures including fabric composition, construction and product construction
  • Comprehensive understanding of the manufacturing processes, including product construction, fabrics and finishing in relation to total lead times.
  • Will be able to work unguided at times as well as under supervision
  • Proven ability to work under time pressures and the ability to multi-task across projects
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to initiate and build strong relationships with internal teams and suppliers
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft programmes e.g. Word, Excel & Outlook.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have existing experience working with footwear and hard accessories as a technologist within a similar role with a retailer or a supplier
  • Comprehensive understanding of spec sheets, tech packs and fit comments. Strong understanding of quality control procedures including fabric composition, construction and product construction
  • Comprehensive understanding of the manufacturing processes, including product construction, fabrics and finishing in relation to total lead times.
  • Will be able to work unguided at times as well as under supervision
  • Proven ability to work under time pressures and the ability to multi-task across projects
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to initiate and build strong relationships with internal teams and suppliers
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft programmes e.g. Word, Excel & Outlook

This is an exciting retailer with beautiful offices in London. They operate a friendly working environment amongst a fun team! This is a great opportunity to work within a brand that has a strong presence within the market.

If you feel you have the skills and experience, please reply with an up to date CV today!

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.