Accessories Technologist, Womens

Recruiter
Q HQ Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted
21 Nov 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a leading fast fashion High Street Retailer, is looking for Womens Accessories Technologist to join their technical team. The position reports into the Senior Product Tech and works within the buying department. As the Accessories ProductTechnologist you will be responsible for Hard and Soft accessories including gifting, jewellery, watches, bags, soft accessories and working with the teams of various Womenswear departments developing product from the initial design concept through to production.

Candidates must have solid accessories experience from either supplier or retail background.

Accessories Technologist Responsibilities include;

Drive consistency in fit and quality across one of our most high profile departments Work closely with the buying and design team, advising construction and safety issues Ensure products meet quality standards and safety legislation Communicate regularly with suppliers Focus continually on product improvement, ensuring that faulty returns are minimised Manage the product and advise on amendments throughout the development process Manage the risk assessment, test reports and product approval process Manage suppliers – play a key part in their assessments and development Conduct projects aimed at identifying opportunities to improve product value and performanceAccessories Technologist experience required:

A relevant degree-level qualification would be beneficial Experience working as an Accessories Technologist in a retail or supplier environment Experience in managing test reports Experience of working with overseas suppliers and factories Strong IT skills, Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment A confident decision maker Ref: 100760


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