QC/Garment Technologist – Head Office Job at Cape Union Mart – in Cape Town, Western Cape

Job Description

A new opportunity has just become available in our Design Centre for a resilient, innovative and thorough Garment Technologist who can add value to our Design Centre

Our ideal candidate will have the ability to significantly contribute towards the achievement of our department and business objectives as well as have the high energy levels required for this fast-paced, exciting and dynamic retail environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Measurements, fits and grading of all Old Khaki Ladies garments

Manage and improve on garment quality standards

QA report management

Liaise with suppliers regarding fits and grading of ladies styles under development

Solution driven investigation into quality queries

Liaising with DC QC team on approvals & quality issues

Quality control checks against samples & approved fit

Creation of seasonal tech packs

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications Required

Grade 12

Tertiary clothing/textile/garment construction qualification

Preference will be given to candidates who have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role

A valid driver’s license (advantage)

Experience working in a clothing retail environment is an important requirement

A working knowledge of the latest Microsoft packages is required

Medium to high level of Excel experience (advantageous)

A working knowledge of garment/pattern construction is essential

Job Related Competencies

Working knowledge of the retail cycle and clothing construction principles and processes.

A passion for keeping up to date with local and international market trends

Detail oriented

Proactive and lateral thinker

Ability to build and maintain influential relationships at various levels and across business functions

Effective written and verbal communication

Proven prioritization and time management skills

The agility and resilience to maintain high levels of drive and initiative under pressure

Please note: The Cape Union Mart Group is committed to transformation. Appointments and promotions will be made based on candidates who best meet the requirements for the position. Preference will be given to candidates who will enhance the diversity of the team, aligned to our Employment Equity plan.

About Company

Company: Cape Union Mart –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape