We are looking for a Technologist to join our team at VMC Accessories in Leek, Staffordshire. VMC are an innovative, forward thinking business, supplying the majority of UK Retailers with Fashion Accessories, Dress Up Costumes and Tech/Gadget Accessories.
Being one of the UK’s leading Children’s Licensed accessories suppliers the role offers exciting opportunities to fuel product innovation and improve the quality of our products whilst supporting our team in China.
The role is constantly developing and is likely to involve occasional travel to China.
VMC have returned some manufacturing back to the UK with knitted items being produced in our on site factory.
You will be part of a small technical team working closely with design, account management, QC and factories. Your role is to ensure products are developed and produced to a high quality and that they are fit for purpose, whilst meeting all the necessary applicable standards.-Manage the sealing process – preparation and sample review-Attend fit meetings with customers-Maintain workbooks and communicate comments to Chinese factories-Create size specifications-Work with construction standards & technical manuals-Carry out risk assessments-Assess, manage, submit and review the testing of products-Issue wash care and label information for packaging-Monitor and record product status using the critical path-Assess QC results and advise QC team on required actions-Support wit factory compliance
This role will involve travel in the UK and China
You will report to the Technical & QA Manager
At least 2 years in a similar role
Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work to tight deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Knowledge/Understanding of:-BS 7907 Code of Practice for the Design & Manufacture of Children’s Clothing-EN71 Safety of Toys-REACH-Construction & manufacturing methods-Pattern cutting-Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Permanent or Temporary role considered for the right candidateSalary dependent on experience
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