QA/Garment technologist - Oldham

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Ref: 168 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Jun 2021
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Garment Technologist/QA – Greater Manchester - Salary £21k - £26k

Based in the Northwest, our client is a manufacturing organisation who is seeking an individual to join their Quality Assurance team as a Garment Technologist. This is a forward-thinking business with an innovative approach who have seen significant growth over recent years.

THE JOB:

The Garment Technologist will be required to liaise with customers and suppliers, measure and inspect garment samples for fit and quality, create size specifications, deal with and interpret test reports, liaise with buying and design regarding specs/requirements and communicate all the information to the factories.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Design & Buying teams to fit and comment on all samples
  • Manage the sealing process from proto to production, tracking the samples at all stages
  • Ensure all styles are fitted and sealed in line with critical dates
  • Ensuring compliance with fibre composition labelling regulations, product safety & reach legislation: assessing risk, managing relevant testing
  • Promoting quality at all times, whilst maintaining a strong commercial attitude
  • Work with QC related issues on both a supplier and consumer point of view

THE PERSON:

We are looking for someone that has Garment Technology experience or a graduate that has a degree in Clothing Technology or something similar. You would need to be able to work well in a team and across departments, and someone that has a good work ethic. You need to be able to prioritise your workload and have excellent attention to detail. Experienced candidates will need an understanding of garments, including testing and have an understanding of fitting and fit issues. Knowledge of grading and grade rules is also essential.