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Quality Assurance Assistant - Maternity Cover

Listing ID: 863371

Quality Assurance Assistant - Maternity Cover

Type of Position: Temporary Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: REISS
Location: Newham, Greater London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 4 days
About: The Reiss philosophy centres on creating and producing directional, design-led menswear, womenswear and accessories. Reiss prides itself with an uncompromising commitment to delivering innovative, original products combining exceptional design, quality and value.

Job role:

  • Ensuring the highest company standards for incoming deliveries of clothing, footwear, jewellery and accessories (men’s and women’s). 
  • To chase, prepare & co-ordinate all pre shipment samples and spec sheets for the following days checks.
  • Co-ordinating intake of pre-shipment samples with head office for delivery into the warehouse.
  • Assessing inbound deliveries against specs and pre- shipment samples for any qc issues while also taking into consideration any communications sent from head office with regards to any pre-shipment issues.
  • Taking appropriate action on deliveries either by accepting or failing stock.
  • Documenting failed stock and communicating this information to all relevant parties.
  • Constant, relevant communication with head office production and technical departments flagging up issues and taking note of pre-shipment comments.
  • Updating log sheet which measures supplier performance throughout the season.  This is updated as a tool for head office and qc to use with regards to looking at supplier performance.
  • Where non-compliance occurs, reporting the detail to line manager and assisting in the application of corrective/preventative action.
  • Checking and separating all faulty stock, store returns as they come in to the warehouse and completing paper work for this.
  • Organising and co-ordinating 100% checks and re-processing with a 3rd party.
  • Using and understanding stock control systems and communicating to correct parties when moving stock around the business.

 
Must haves:

  • You will ideally have a background in clothing studies, or experience gained within a quality/technical environment.
  • Knowledge of garment construction, fabrics, production/alteration methods and garment specification documents.
  • A keen eye for detail and a high level of commercial awareness. 
  • Excellent co-ordination and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work in an organised, methodical manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with line manager, warehouse team, technical/production team and rest of head office staff.
  • Ability to understand & apply the requirements stated by line manager of current processes and demonstrate acceptance and understanding of any new processes being implemented.
  • Embrace change within a growing business and actively work to achieve business requirements and improve processes.
  • Show determination to apply standards and successfully implement change for the growing business.
  • Actively works with and supports others to achieve success within the department and with others in the business as a whole.
  • An excellent communicator. Must be able and confident to effectively communicate at all levels internally and externally.
  • Able to constructively challenge practices and ideas, without personal bias and receive constructive criticism without acting defensive or affronted.
  • Actively seeks to develop personal skills and competencies.
  • Promotes and works within a positive team environment.
  • Act professionally and adapt style according to the audience.

Role accountabilities:

  • To perform daily checking of intake in line with procedures.
  • To fill out all applicable paperwork and construct and manage emails in an organised manor.
  • To communicate effectively with line manager, warehouse staff and head office staff where applicable with regards to any issues that may occur and offer solutions for them.
  • Communicate effectively with external 3rd parties/suppliers when needed.
  • Print out specs for following day and collect pre-shipment samples for the following day.
  • Organising any re-processing needed in collaboration with line manager.
  • Sending garments out for re-processing, correctly completing all paperwork and demonstrating the organisational skills to co-ordinate despatch and return of goods.
  • Provide reliable support for the qa controller.
  • Take on additional tasks as and when required and allow for workload to be flexible to meet daily priorities.

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