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!