Friday , March 17 2023

New Look Part Time Jobs – Junior Garment Technologist

Website New Look

Job Description:

We are looking for a Junior Technologist on Jersey to join our Quality Team in our London Office. You will need to have previous experience in a similar role and have fitting and technical garment skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand how to adapt product to minimise costs
  • Conduct regular New Look store visits to identify faults and action improvements
  • Monitor and manage weekly faulty returns using weekly reports and highlight to suppliers and BMD
  • Take responsibility for fitting and sealing of jersey department
  • Manage the product development process from first fit through to production, liaising with design, buying, merchandising, suppliers, franchise, international, supply chain and E-Commerce as required
  • Ensure full understanding of packaging and labeling requirements to ensure consistency of brand and quality
  • Review supplier compliance in a commercial manner to resolve DC on holds within 48 hours of ‘Supplier Compliance Authorisation’
  • Understand product construction and suitability for mass production
  • Risk assess product and supplier capabilities to ensure correct quality standards are achievable
  • Provide reporting on quality and fit at department level in order to identify which areas to focus improvements with support from your manager
  • Maintain departmental quality, fit, testing and grading standards to uphold manual compliance with support from your manager
  • Negotiate effectively with suppliers to achieve desired quality and fit objectives
  • Manage test reports through ‘Datalink’
  • Monitor the market, identifying competitor advances in quality/ fit, and highlight to managers
  • Complete factory/ testing laboratory/ distribution center trips in line with departmental needs
  • Work with design and supply base to develop product briefs, providing accurate measurement and fabric requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Able to measure a model confidently.
  • Jersey Testing knowledge and understanding.
  • Numerical and analytical skills in order to review returns data.
  • Able to conduct a fit session with support.
  • Good influencing skills and resolution techniques
  • Degree level Fashion/ technical qualification plus two years of jersey technical experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence the buying team and suppliers
  • An understanding of manufacturing faults and how to prevent going forward.
  • The capability to perform under pressure and work in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of labelling, packaging and presentation of a product to include legal compliance
  • An understanding of grading and sizing regulations
  • A strong eye and ability to develop a product range with a consistent fit and quality
  • Risk assessment skills
  • Understanding of supply chain issues, for example: lead times/ flexibility/ supplier capability

Job Details:

Company: New Look

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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