Technologist ( Jersey) - Topshop

Arcadia Group Limited
Covent Garden
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Brand

Our Global Vision is to be the world’s fashion authority. Endorsed by opinion formers and accessible to everyone, we are an authentic British Brand with world class standards. A fashion-insider that constantly innovates through its brave and irreverent approach, providing fashion leadership to style-minded individuals.

The Role

A role at TOPSHOP promises a fast paced, challenging, innovative working environment. The key to our success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a really fantastic move for the right person!

We currently have an exciting opportunity within the Technical Services team for a Garment Technologist. We are looking for candidates who ideally has solid experience in both woven and Jersey womens wear product. As a Garment Technologist at TOPSHOP you will be working closely with the Buying and Design teams and our Suppliers to maintain and further improve all aspects of product quality assurance and the development of product.

Day to Day

  • Establishing Brand quality requirements
  • Translate fashion into workable garments
  • Approving and analysing test reports ensuring product is fit for purpose
  • Experience in global and legal compliance
  • Evaluating and assessing factories’ capabilities in both quality and CSR
  • Develop suppliers to become strategic partners to the brand
  • Evaluating, fitting and sealing pre-production samples
  • Working with the Buying and Design team in preparation of new styles
  • Reviewing product fit and performance against the competition

Must Haves

  • Be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of garment fit & construction
  • Possess multi-product knowledge
  • Possess good manufacturing knowledge
  • Understanding and experience with global and chemical compliance
  • Have off shore travel experience
  • pattern cutting knowledge is essential
  • Have experience of quality assurance in a retail company
  • Be able to proactively identify and analyse problems and propose commercial solutions
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels
  • Have the ability to work under their own initiative and thrive in a fast paced environment

The Exciting Part

  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • 25% staff discount
  • Early finish summer hours
  • Access to sample sales
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

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