JOB TITLE: Garment Quality Technologist; Product Safety Specialist

Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Gainsborough
Job Reference : 6646SR Job Category : Fashion
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 30/04/2010
Salary & Benefits : £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting are looking for an experienced Garment Quality Technologist/Product Safety Specialist to work on a selection of Children's, Ladies and Men's clothing and accessories.

Job Description

Main duties will involve:
* Review design specs and samples to risk assess products
* Resolve any issues on construction and safety of products
* Creating specs for production
* Measuring all samples received
* Fitting garments and making necessary amendments
* Ensuring all garments are tested to, and meet, safety requirements
* Working to EN71 safety standards and risk assessments
* Meeting all critical deadlines
* Visiting suppliers overseas as necessary to develop new products and check current production

Knowledge of pattern cutting, grading, garment construction and safety issues are required for this role. A background in Children's testing procedures, with a working knowledge of EN71 safety standards, is essential. The Garment Quality Technologist must be able to demonstrate strong communication and organisational skills. This role requires some overseas travel and some travel to Leeds on a regular basis.

Job Keywords


Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Fashion recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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