Garment Technician - Lingerie &Amp; Nightwear

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Produktion, Qualtitätswesen
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Zw. 5 und 10 Jahren
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zLabels is Zalando's fashion subsidiary. Located in the heart of Berlin, we develop fashion brands handling every step in the product lifecycle from initial design right through to distribution. When designing for new labels we draw inspiration from haute couture collections and young unconventional designers. We have a wide range of fashion labels and brands: from sporty men's fashion to refined women's wear up to modern kids shoe collections. Some of our brands and labels like mint&berry, Zign and Twintip have become extremely successful during the last few years, establishing ourselves as a professional fashion company.


Your Tasks

* You'll develop and standardize blocks in the lingerie, men's /ladies nightwear and men's underwear dept
* You'll create effective working relationships with both new and current suppliers
* You'll take garments through from initial sample stage through to final production seal stage
* You'll be responsible for the correct standard of fit and garment construction of each product
* You'll be in charge if a follow up on the fit approval procedure for each supplier - including sending back fit and quality comments
* You'll sign off all fit and production samples against supplier comments and approved garment specs
* You'll organize, attend and manage department fit sessions with the suppliers and product teams
* You'll book fit models and processing their POs
* You'll create administrative systems and tools to help track and manage the fit of garments through the product cycle/ critical path
* You'll research, develop and drive garment innovative
* You'll inline with the internal quality assurance team - help check test reports and fibre compositions
* You'll assess garment stability and durability trials to ensure the product is fit for purpose and is free from banned substances
* You'll ensure care labels have all necessary information included and comply with International legislation
* You'll be a lead decision maker when taking actions in case of quality issues at source
* You'll work closely with internal product teams, quality assurance, vendor management, ethical trade management
* You'll support in seasonal supplier performance evaluations
* You'll take the lead with department supplier and quality manual guidelines

What You've Got

* You are qualified as a senior garment technician or equivalent education
* You provide a minimum of 6-8 years professional experience in the textile industry within garment technology, product engineering capacity
* You have international experience in the textile industry, gathered knowledge of the European textile market
* You are experienced of dealing with FE suppliers and a though understanding of FE and European manufacturing facilities
* You are an expert garment technical and provide strong engineering knowledge
* You dispose good knowledge about product compliance and product safety
* You are confident and an effective communicator, able to handle multiple suppliers in a fast paced fashion environment
* You provide strong analytical, strategic and problem solving skills
* You have good knowledge in administrative topics, monitoring and reporting - medium level ability to navigate Word and Excel
* You are able to cope with a rapidly changing environment, combined with an entrepreneurial mindset
* You have a sharp eye and profound industry knowledge, and you have the ability to recognize new trends paired with strong analytical skills that match our vision
* You have a problem-solving mind and you love to work within an international team
* Your strengths shine bright, in particular your assertiveness in negotiations with suppliers
* You are an enthusiastic person, who loves to be a part of a team
* You speak English fluently; German and or other language skills are definitely a plus

What You Can Expect

* Boredom doesn't get a look in here! Zalando is a working environment where something new happens every day
* An international team of experts to inspire and support you
* Training and further development opportunities to expand your skills and help you on your way
* Exciting career paths tailored to your skills and development potentials
* The security of an expanding company with 11,000 employees and a company pension scheme
* Attractive employee discounts in our online shop
* An easily accessible workplace right on the main arteries of the hottest Berlin districts

Want To Join Us?

Then we'd be more than happy to receive your online application!