Head of Technical & QA

Head of Technical & QA

£Competitive salary & benefits package
REF: 11644 AA
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Job Description

Head of Technical & QA

East Midlands

£Competitive salary & benefits package

This is a truly unique opportunity to recruit a Head of Technical Manager/QA with proven lingerie & swimwear experience. If you share a passion for these product categories and a background in manufacturing, offshore production or sample room management this job offers an opportunity to work across an impressive portfolio of international brands. 

Head of Technical & QA – Job Outline:

  • Working with Designers on new product development, fabrics and make-up methods & construction.
  • Management of a large sample/sewing team, working on grades, new developments and prototype sampling.
  • Management of a technical team, producing pilots and factory production packs and first offline production approvals.
  • Management of QA team and AQL process for all incoming production.
  • Customer returns team. Audit/analyse customer returns. Circulate feedback for approval, and continuous improvement to internal teams, supply base and factories.
  • Key member of the senior management team, looking at future developments, innovation projects etc.
  • Protector for the quality and fit standards for all lingerie & swimwear.
  • Offshore travel to factories on ongoing basis for continuous improvement, maintain relationships and identity new methods, process etc.
  • This role will have 4 Direct reports.

Head of Technical & QA – Person Specification:

  • Experience of managing a Lingerie or Swim Technical Team including sample rooms.
  • Offshore production/manufacturing background
  • Problem solver with Quality, being the key driver in all solutions.
  • Self-motivated with excellent organisation skills. Ability to prioritise schedules and manage multiple projects within a fast paced & evolving environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, ability to liaise at all levels with internal/external stakeholders.
  • A confident, supportive team leader. Able to share knowledge, motivate, mentor and recruit.
  • Professional, ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to travel as and when required.

Head of Technical & QA – Additional Details:

  • Our client has a strong international presence and an impressive portfolio of brands.
  • Package includes company car or allowance, private medical cover, attractive bonus scheme and pension benefits.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting our reference: 11644 AA.

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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