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QC Footwear / Garment Technologist

Leeds

Competitive salary offered (D.O.E)

 

Invigorate Recruitment is working with its client a mail order fashion business in Leeds to recruit a Footwear /Garment Technologist to join the current QC department.

 

Purpose of the role:

  •          To complete the sealing process and inspection of items to maximise sales and minimise returns.
  •          To oversee the inspection of goods delivered to the business to ensure fair and consistent standards are applied in line with business priorities.

 

 

Main Responsibilities:

  •          To Spec, fit and seal styles within the ranges, predominately footwear and accessories.
  •          Complete the sealing of all items including first fits, second fits, preproduction samples (as required) in line with critical path deadlines – working with the buyer to ensure the products are in line with expectations. Maximising demand whilst minimising returns.
  •          Ensure all comments are passed back to suppliers in a timely manner to minimise any potential delays in deliveries.
  •          Working closely with suppliers to maintain an up to date Critical path for each style.
  •          Ensure each garment is labelled with appropriate branding and that the packaging meets the agreed requirements.
  •          To sign off inspection of all deliveries received, proactively seek solutions to any rejected deliveries and arrange any rectification work required after gaining approval from the supplier to cover the cost.
  •          Investigate any product groups or styles where the returns rates are a concern and propose all possible actions to minimise return issues.

 

The Candidate:

  •          Ideally you will have at least 2 years’ experience working in a quality control environment – experience of footwear is key.
  •          Have impeccable time management and communication skills.
  •          Competent in Word, Excel and Outlook programmes.
  •          Organised and proactive way of working.
  •          Passionate about product and product development.

 

Business Skills Required:

  •          Strong communication & interpersonal skills.
  •          Good planning and organisational skills.
  •          Excellent attention to detail.
  •          A team player with a positive attitude who is prepared to roll their sleeves up and lead by example.