06.07.2017

Garment Technologist at F&F

Job Introduction 

A great opportunity for a Garment Technologist to join the F&F team at Tesco. You would deliver/support safe, legal, responsibly sourced, quality products for your area always focusing on our customers and demonstrating value-led behaviour. 

Main Responsibilities 

- Supporting your Technical Manager (TM) and category to ensure that products in your area are safe, legal, responsibly sourced and meet the product brief, Tesco rules & policies and customer expectations. 

- Developing expertise in your field, achieving KPIs and supporting development of policy/protocol in the category 

- Working with your Technical Manager to minimise cost and risk in the supply chain and product range, ensuring appropriate controls are in place for consistency, legality and quality of products & packaging and signing off products where appropriate 

- Ensuring required Due Diligence documents are in place. Ensuring labelling is legal and factually correct 

- Monitoring all quality feedback and assisting in implementing actions to resolve issues, ensuring customer queries are answered in a timely way 

- Escalating and gathering data to support Incident management and enforcement challenges in your product area 

- Inputting product, benchmarking, process and improvement ideas into the New Product Development plan 

- The technical critical path for new products/product changes, working with suppliers and flagging risks 

- Contributing to strategy development with Category teams, supplying data to identify the best suppliers & sources 

- Assisting to ensure your suppliers have appropriate Technical & ethical audits, & agreed action plans for improvement 

- Supporting your Technical Manager and category to monitor supplier and product performance, communicating trends to the team 

- Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence 

The Ideal Candidate 

Operational skills relevant for this job: 

- Data Analysis 

- Microsoft Excel 

- Stakeholder Management 

- Project Management 

- Supplier Management 

Experience relevant for this job: 

- Relevant experience/qualification(s) in a related area 

- Quality control / assurance 

- Understanding of retail and customer needs 

- Passion for product 

About The Company 

F&F is an international clothing business. We’re making a real impact in the market, delivering great fashion at affordable prices. You will be part of an aspirational brand within a dynamic and energetic team. The culture is ambitious, fast-paced and fashion-fuelled. We like to surprise and delight our customers who have come to expect the unexpected from us in terms of product choice, affordable prices, our ethical underpinning and ultimately fashionability. No longer an emerging brand F&F is established and ready to take its place on the high street. 

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you! 

Package Description 

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to: 

•An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary 

•Privilegecard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco 

•Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day 

•A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate 

•Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay 

•Buy As You Earn Scheme

To apply please contact Jenni@fashion-enter.com