Technologist - TOPSHOP - Dresses

Working Here

Our Global Vision is to be the worlds fashion authority. Endorsed by opinion formers and accessible to everyone, we are an authentic British Brand with world class standards. A fashion-insider that constantly innovates through its brave and irreverent approach, providing fashion leadership to style-minded individuals.

A role at TOPSHOP promises a fast paced, challenging, innovative working environment. The key to our success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a really fantastic move for the right person!

We current have an exciting opportunity within the Technical Services team for a Garment Technologist. We are looking for candidates who ideally has solid experience in dresses. As a Garment Technologist at TOPSHOP you will be working closely with the Buying teams and our Suppliers to maintain and further improve all aspects of product quality assurance and the development of product.

The Job

• Establishing Brand quality requirements
• Translate fashion into workable garments
• Approving and analysing test reports
• Evaluating and assessing factories’ capabilities in both quality and CSR
• Develop suppliers to become strategic partners to the brand
• Evaluating & fitting Sealing & pre-production samples
• Working with the Buying team in preparation of new styles
• Reviewing product fit and performance against the competition

Must Haves

• Be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of garment fit & construction
• Possess multi-product knowledge
• Possess good manufacturing knowledge
• Understanding and experience with chemical compliance
• Have off shore travel experience
• Preferably have pattern cutting knowledge
• Have experience of quality assurance in a retail company
• Be able to proactively identify and analyse problems and propose commercial solutions
• Demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels
• Have the ability to work under their own initiative and thrive in a fast paced environment

Added Extras

From bonus schemes to season ticket loans, that make your commute a little easier, we offer a range benefits here at head office. We make the most out of our staff discount across The Arcadia Group and a range of brands externally.

As well as this we have lots of exciting things that happen throughout the year, to say a big thanks for all the hard work our great teams put in.