THE ROLE

Our technical team are looking for a strong and confident individual to join the team as a Senior Garment Technologist who will be responsible to lead and coordinate all below listed technical activities in Italy for all brands across the Boohoo Group.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Conduct fit sessions, balancing speed and quality; making commercial decisions with confidence; owning the fitting process and inspiring trust and confidence
  • Supporting the Technical team and in managing fit sessions and product areas
  • Sending clear, concise and accurate comments to suppliers; processing samples in a timely and agile manner, in line with KPI’s
  • Support UK Garment technologists and implement necessary actions with suppliers to support Boohoo local sealing project.
  • Train all new suppliers base on quality manuals and ensure understanding of Boohoo Quality expectations.
  • Organise regular meetings with suppliers
  • Initiate a CAPAR (Corrective and Preventive Action Plan) for Red Rated suppliers and follow up RED RATED suppliers’ CAPAR to ensure necessary action done in place
  • Ensure Boohoo Metal Policy in place across all Italian suppliers
  • Keep record and records and analyse supplier quality performance
  • Liaising with design, buying and suppliers to offer technical guidance on new product development with the aim of reducing costs and improving quality
  • Ensuring compliance with product safety and reach legislation; assessing risk, advising on relevant testing; recording and resolving non-compliance effectively and efficiently
  • Contributing to initiatives to reduce customer returns
  • Conduct inline check in the factory to investigate issues and improve supplier quality management processes.
  • Promoting quality at all times, whilst maintaining a strong commercial attitude
  • Feeding back to QA Manager, peers and Technologists with recommendations for improvements to procedures and practices.

WORKING WITH US

To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It's relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty - you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We're passionate, agile, creative and one team.

MORE ABOUT YOU

  • Previous experience in a senior role essential in a similar senior role and fast paced environment
  • A technically oriented qualification, preferably at degree level, is essential
  • Able to work both individually and part of a team essential, with ability to inspire and motivate team members
  • Multi-product experience including fringe areas; ability to move between product areas
  • Comprehensive understanding of fitting and fit issues is essential
  • Pattern cutting knowledge and practise is very desirable alongside knowledge of grading and grade rules
  • Knowledge and experience of Gerber and/or similar Pattern system essential
  • Experience of working directly with factories, and thorough understanding of factory production, including work-flow and production control
  • First class communication skills – English and Italian language vital.
  • Able to meet new challenges with a positive attitude
  • Strong time-management skills; able to prioritise tasks and change direction with agility
  • Confident using Outlook, Excel and Word. Keen to expand skill set as the role demands.

WHY JOIN US

We've set our sights on dominating the global e-commerce fashion market, and because we're 13 brands (and counting), there are plenty of opportunities to grow your career. Our mission is to create a workplace where everyone is respected, their individual differences are valued, and they can be themselves at work without exception.

  • You'll get the opportunity to take part in our various share schemes
  • Core hours enable you to flex your working times around your needs on an ad hoc basis
  • Benefits that support your health and wellbeing
  • There's up to 40% discount off our all of our brands