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QA Officer - Apparel

Job no: 502150
Work type: FP - Full-time Permanent
Location: Richmond, VIC - Head Office
Category: Quality Assurance

Forever Evolving

Forever New is Australia's fastest growing fashion clothing and accessories brand. With more than 300 stores and a vast online presence across the globe, we have developed a strong community of fashion-lovers, designers, innovators, experts and creatives who have taken us from Melbourne to the world.

Forever Opportunity                                       

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Officer with strong knowledge of garment construction to join our team. The role is responsible for driving the quality and fit for our high profile event range. Previous experience in maintaining the integrity of the design concept, whilst ensuring garments can be reproduced in a bulk environment is key. The successful candidate will also be continually seeking ways to improve product and streamline processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Fit and quality: development through to production
  • Technical communication and supplier relationships
  • Management of workload to match department priorities
  • Testing and aftercare
  • Pro-actively addressing customer feedback and returns
  • Continuous Improvement

Forever Candidate

With at least 5 years’ experience in women’s fashion, you have an eagle eye with attention to detail and can deliver a range from sample development through to bulk production with ease. You pro-actively risk assess and problem solve at every stage, demonstrating your knowledge of garment construction and fabric fit.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Qualification in QA fashion garment technology and or fashion industry experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a technical position in the fashion industry including structured garments, preferably dresses.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word) and PLM software
  • Critical path management in a fast paced and evolving retail environment
  • Full knowledge of garment construction and sound knowledge of patternmaking and grading

Forever Culture & Benefits

Here at Forever New, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Forever New HQ is a fast-paced retail environment rapidly expanding across the globe. By the same token, we're all about a healthy, flexible work-life balance. That's why, as part of the Forever New family, you'll enjoy plenty of exciting rewards and benefits.

The perks:

  • Generous 40% employee discount and periodic family and friends’ discounts  
  • Loyalty and birthday leave
  • Monthly afternoon tea with an early finish Friday
  • Wellbeing and environmental incentives
  • Learning and development programs
  • Recognition program and service awards
  • Subsidized car parking
  • Thriving head office located in Richmond
  • Exposure to a global business based across 5 continents
  • Recruitment referral incentives

Whether we’re designing our latest fashion collection, expanding into a new international market, or providing expert styling advice to our loyal customers, these are a few of the rules we live by:

  • Think Customer
  • Respect for all
  • Keep it Simple
  • Take Responsibility
  • Act with Pace

We are a creative and driven team and continuously seek like-minded individuals! If this role has piqued your interest, we look forward to receiving your application.

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