Quality Control Assistant

Quality Control Assistant

Type: Permanent Location: Head Office (Rochdale) Department: Design

Footasylum are looking to recruit an Assistant Garment Technologist as the Assistant Garment Technologist/Quality Control Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting in the inspection of new deliveries of goods as they arrive into the warehouse. You will be part of a strong technical team and liaise with a whole range of departments including the Warehouse, Buying, Merchandising, Customer Services and the Stores.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Checking and measuring the daily incoming stock against the approved pre-shipment sample prior to dispatch to store, ensuring the bulk is up to the agreed standard.
  • Working across multi product clothing and accessories including denim, jersey and outerwear, for men's, junior and nursery.
  • Assisting in organising and carrying out 100% inspections where required.
  • Communicating with the technical team at head office with issues and concerns on bulk product.
  • Assisting at head office with the technical team, measuring samples and participating in fit sessions.
  • Organising sample rooms & trim submission files.
  • Liaising with overseas and UK suppliers, informing them of problems and monitoring for future orders.
  • Working with merchandising team to ensure correct protocol is followed when failed/rejected stock is returned to suppliers or sent out for reprocessing.
  • Organising the sending and monitoring of photoshoot samples to the photo studio prior to product coming into the warehouse.
  • Analysing data of faulty stock returned from stores and website, alert reoccurring issues to technical and buying team and report back to suppliers.

Your profile:
  • Qualification in Garment Technology or Fashion Degree.
  • Knowledge of garment and accessory construction and technology.
  • Understanding of AQL Procedures is beneficial.
  • A keen eye for detail and a high level of commercial awareness.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level in Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interaction skills.
  • Full clean UK driving licence, will be required to commute between head office and warehouse weekly

What we offer: There's no shortage of benefits! These include 20 days holiday rising one day for each year of service up to 25 days, generous staff discount and fantastic career progression and work Laptop