Product Technologist - Girls Wear

at Career Sourcing Partners  

Full-time
in Cape Town Region, Western Cape
created 3 weeks ago
Expires 23 May
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Salary: Market Related cost to company incl benefits


PRODUCT TECHNOLOGIST (GIRLS WEAR)

This position reports to the General Manager of Product Technology.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE -
To provide technical expertise to the Buying team and suppliers to consistently improve the quality of the Girlswear merchandise and optimize customer satisfaction

  • Reviewing existing and developing new standards and specification
  • Compiling and issuing standards and product specifications
  • To assess products against Company product specifications in accordance with the critical path
  • To build and maintain relationships with all relevant stakeholders to meet Company objectives

JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS & COMPETENCIES -

We are looking for an individual who -

  • is passionate about product and quality
  • has a strong problem-solving ability with regards to make decisions on fit and able to solve conflict effectively
  • has excellent time management/ organizing and administrative skills
  • is dead-driven and has a high energy level
  • has sound communication skills
  • is assertive and good negotiation skills
  • takes responsibility and has a sense of pride in their work
  • is able to maintain a positive attitude and work performance in a variety of circumstances
  • has a well-developed technical and analytical approach and is experience in compiling technical briefs and packs
  • has a sound knowledge and understanding of clothing manufacturing processes/ together with proven experience in pattern making/ grading fit and measuring requirements

Q
UALIFICATIONS & LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED -
  • Grade 12 certificate - this is a minimum requirement
  • Relevant qualificationin clothing management or fashion design/ preferably with the following subjects -

u Product design
u Manufacturing technology
u Garment construction and engineering
u Pattern making
u Grading
u Textiles (Fibres & Yarns)
u Technical Drawing

  • Certificate in Fibres and Fabric
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a clothing manufacturing environment (preferably in a sample room/ on a production floor) AND/OR
  • 3-5 years of clothing retail experience in product technology (technical knowledge and experience) will be highly advantageous)
  • Working experience on relevant Computer programs (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint and Corel Draw)
    • Exposure to dyeing/ printing/ pressing/ ironing/ fusing and finishing processes
    • Experience in product development

Should you be interested in this stunning opportunity please email cv to (email address)Should you not receive a response in 7 working days consider your application unsuccessful.

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