Senior Quality & Compliance Co-ordinator

Senior Quality & Compliance Co-ordinator

£ dependent upon experience
REF: 11881AA
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Job Description

This new opportunity is looking to recruit an experienced Quality & Compliance Co-ordinator to work for the UK’s bestselling selling organic childrenswear brand.  With a background in apparel and a knowledge of global product testing methods & safety standards, this role will be accountable for bringing compliant and best quality product to market across existing and new international territories.

Senior Quality & Compliance Co-ordinator – The Job Outline

  • Manage the QC team and Supply Chain to ensure product expectations are met throughout all stages, from fabric development to garment production and delivery standards.
  • Create and maintain a fabric/ product testing manual ensuring all relevant product legislation is captured and updated as necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all changes to testing legislation and product safety requirements affecting Frugi products are communicated to and followed by the relevant teams.
  • Review each season’s range and create the risk assessment documents, ensuring that all teams and suppliers are aware of potential issues with action plans set.
  • Manage GOTs certification requirements, including the annual audit and the seasonal application of labelling.
  • Manage the seasonal QC process, working alongside the Technical Manager, to ensure all products meet quality and ethical standards and that QC requirements for the season are accurately predicted, managed and measured.
  • Manage all safety standards and policies appropriate for products for every product, ensuring all areas of the Supply Chain fully understand requirements end to end.
  • Manage Supplier audits, both internal and 3rd Party, and follow up CAPs as required.
  • Manage Seasonal testing budget and maintain relationships with test houses and negotiate discounts.

Senior Quality & Compliance Co-ordinator – The Job Outline

  • A background in quality control and compliance for apparel is essential – min. 5 years
  • Detailed knowledge of product testing including UK, EU, USA, Saudi Arabia and Australia.
  • In depth knowledge of fabric types, applicable uses and performance.
  • In-depth understanding of product requirements for childrenswear products, including safety requirements and legal standards in UK and across key global territories ie. UK, USA, Saudi and Australia.
  • Knowledge of Organic Cotton or GOTS an advantage.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills ie. formula, pivot tables, data analysis, checking integrity, data extraction.
  • Excellent communication skills to all levels of the business – written and verbal, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in writing testing protocols and manuals for suppliers to cover UK, EU and other global territory standards.
  • Previous experience in managing QC teams.
  • Previous experience in dealing with a global supply chain
  • In depth knowledge and experience of working with Global Customers and specific territory requirements.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting our reference: 11881 AA.

If the email address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

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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