QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB DESCRIPTION
•University degree preferably on textile engineering or apparel related technical high school degree
•5+ years of experience within technical departments of retailer/sourcing offices and in a manufacturing environment
•Good level of technical knowledge on fabric, fit and construction. Experience on different product groups will be advantageous.
•Good understanding of sizing, pattern, grading, product safety and appropriate construction methods
•Technical experience on knitted fabrics, able to select appropriate qualities and assess performance results according to customers fabric standards
•A natural problem solver with the ability to identify business issues, their impact and quickly drive a suitable solution
•Excellent communication skills in both Turkish and English
•Must be available to travel abroad and domestically
•Acting as a part of the technical team, reporting to the QC & Technical Manager in the UK, from first development stage through to production in all technical aspects by liaising with design, buying, merchandising and communicate regularly with UK GT Team to ensure all fit and interpretation expectations are met, be involved in technical meetings and help resolve issues.
•Maintaining quality, fit, testing and grading standards to uphold customers compliance.
•Organizing fabric and garment risk assessments in order to resolve issues before production, prepare meeting notes and share with all relevant parties as well as follow up of comments
•Reviewing fabric & trim specs and product testing with the ability to comment on failed specifications and advise solutions to improve performance of the fabrics
•Attend the pre-production meeting with internal team & factory people on the new styles and the potential problem styles on their product group
•Checking and approving fit and construction in country to support consistent, fast and smooth run of the products according to the critical path
•Preparing all necessary paperwork for samples before submission to counterparts in the head office
•Creating reports showing fit and make-up accuracy performances and KPIs for suppliers
•Understanding product construction and suitability for mass production.