Technologist (Fabric and Soft Accessories incl. Hosery) New!

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26-December-2016 19:41:09
Job Description

Purpose of the Job
To provide a quality assurance service to the merchandise department, supply chain and suppliers to ensure the products fulfil the Company Requirements

Key Responsibilities

§  Developing new silhouettes & approving fits with the buyers

§  Compile technical briefs (Coral Draw would be an advantage)

§  Approval/rejection of fabric testing

§  Development of technical manuals in accordance with the company processes and standards

§  Bulk audit assessments and store visits to assess quality of products delivered

§  Work with internal buyers and external suppliers to manage all aspects of quality assurance and technical development

§  Sealing and approving merchandise for production

§  Liaise with offshore factories on all technical and quality issues

§  Product Construction, Engineering and Conducting of product approvals / liaison with suppliers

§  Inspection of pre-production samples and provide technical input into product development and monitor the process


Required Knowledge, Skills Competencies

§  Related tertiary qualification

§  Hard and soft product experience and experience in quality assurance processes

§  Experience in a factory environment and retail (with head office knowledge) will be an advantage

§  Ideally have experience of Far East and factory relationship building

§  Colour assessment ability and strong Commercial eye

§  PC Literate: MS Office (Word and Excel)

Competencies required: Problem Assessment;  Decision making; Resourcefulness; Detail Orientation; Service Orientation; Building and maintaining relationships; Communication, Negotiation and Influencing, Confidence and Decisiveness,  Openness and Passion


Position located in Cape Town. Send your CV to Gabi Traut at or call her on 021 461-2613. Go to our website

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