Garment Technologist – Lingerie Specialist

Watford

Job Details

Location

Watford

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Closing Date

26/06/2019 11:00

About the Role .....

Reporting to the Head of Sourcing &Technical you will be responsible for ensuring the designated product range is delivered on time and that the quality is fit for purpose.

You will support the Head of Sourcing and Technical to lead the team to deliver the department quality and work closely with the product teams to deliver a commercial range that maximizes sales and profit opportunities.

About the Opportunity…….

 

Review and Research:

 

- Conduct seasonal block reviews in association with buying team.

 

- Seasonally review the spec library to add/amend as required using customer feedback/benchmarking

 

- Regularly review market place, work with buying team to develop new products that meet anticipated demand of our customer base and produce an innovative and profitable product range.

 

- Regularly review competitor’s garments to review block specifications to deliver customers best fit in the market.

 

- Understand market trends with attention to quality, pricing and value for money, by regular reviewing the competition in store and on line.

 

· Excellent and effective communicator in the spoken and written word, with the ability to build relationships at all levels both internally and externally with suppliers.

 

·   Good time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.

·   Strong organisational skills.

·   Adaptable and willingness to change with evolving business needs.

·   Effective negotiating and influencing skills, sufficient to influence internally and externally to meet business objectives.

·   Innovative and analytical thinking - seeking opportunities, and problem solving.

·   Commercial acumen and understanding of how actions affect the wider business

-It will enable the department to meet its BIM KPI

- Ensure compliance to commercial and legal standards.

- Travel to overseas suppliers to conduct factory technical process audits.

- Support in the Sourcing of Product to deliver quality, value and continuity of supply in line with our company aims.

- Build supplier relationships and set expectations through frequent video calls, in person meetings and email

- Work with B&M to ensure we are using the correct supply base for the product, using supplier scoring risk assessing suppliers.

 

 

About You...

·   Good time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.

·   Strong organisational skills.

·   Adaptable and willingness to change with evolving business needs.

·   Effective negotiating and influencing skills, sufficient to influence internally and externally to meet business objectives.

·   Innovative and analytical thinking - seeking opportunities, and problem solving.

·   Commercial acumen and understanding of how actions affect the wider business