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Quality Assurance Technician


Job Description

Here at Sportsgirl, we’re more than a fashion retailer – we’re a community of passionate, dynamic and innovative team members dedicated to creating the latest fashion and bringing it direct to you. As an iconic Australian brand, Sportsgirl is the number one retail destination for trend-conscious girls.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a QA Technician to join the team, based at our Head Office based in Cremorne.

Reporting to our QA Manager of the Sportsgirl brand, you will oversee the quality system in place and to ensure Sportsgirl quality standards are achieved and consistent quality of garment construction and standard finishes are in place.

With your keen eye for fashion and detail, strong planning and organisational skills and extensive previous experience in pattern making and garment fitting & production, you will play an integral role in the business.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Fit sessions and sizing – Run fit sessions to the seasonal timetable
  • Support the buying team and Fit Model to achieve the best outcome
  • Be conversant with the garment measuring positions and train Buying Team and Suppliers on how to correctly fit samples
  • Maintain the consistency of sizing, quality and workmanship across suppliers
  • Ensure that all styles are constructed using the most appropriate techniques and accessories to ensure longevity of the garment and its fit for purpose
  • Manage Inspections and Audits – ensuring shipping samples from bulk are representative of the approved PP sample
  • Visit stores monthly or as required to check stock in store for quality and measurement issues
  • Establish good working relationships with multiple stakeholders and teams

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Fashion or Clothing Manufacture (with garment construction, pattern making and textile technology units)
  • Extensive experience in pattern making and garment fitting & construction
  • Understanding in garment grading and sizing
  • Experience and understanding of garment construction and finishing techniques
  • Experience in fabric and yarn quality and performance
  • Experience working with off shore suppliers and factories
  • Confident negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage quality systems and procedures
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships

Above all else, we are looking for a driven and enthusiastic individual who is looking to grow and develop their career and contribute toward a team culture.

We offer a fantastic product discount, free on site parking and career growth and development within a creative and dynamic work environment. Apply Today!