Apparel Testing + Performance Support

Fast paced environment responsible for the quality of just about everything. We are socially responsible and work with our Design, Development and liaison office in Hong Kong and Vancouver. Being the stand for quality, our team also manages our stringent product standards. “Good enough” doesn’t hit the floor on our watch. We ensure that the fit is amazing, a product performs as intended, and that the hidden features will truly surprise and delight our guests.
Reporting into the Technical Services Testing and Performance Manager, Testing and Performance Specialist (contract) supports the TS testing and performance team in managing projects related creating testing and performance standards, processes and metrics that ensure a positive guest experience with the performance of our product. Working upsteam closely with Quality team and cross-functionally with the entire product team to ensure TSTP teams are supported with their projects and deradlines are met

Advantages
Great company
Fulltime position
Competative pay
Mon-Fri
Growth opportunities for the right fit

Responsibilities
Reporting into the Technical Services Testing and Performance Manager, Testing and Performance Specialist (contract) supports the TS testing and performance team in managing projects related creating testing and performance standards, processes and metrics that ensure a positive guest experience with the performance of our product. Working upsteam closely with Quality team and cross-functionally with the entire product team to ensure TSTP teams are supported with their projects and deradlines are met
Core Accountabilities:
• Support the execution of a comprehensive developmental stage testing program that meets our Brand Promise; implement a tracking tool/program to ensure we are covering all necessary styles on a seasonal basis
• Manage daily communication with third party service providers, supply chain & LLO’s regarding developmental testing; implement a tracking tool/program to manage this in the most efficient, seamless, non-manual way
• Analyze testing data and failures to minimize risk areas and elevate quality
• Partner cross functionally with whitespace, design, raw materials, bulk product testing & compliance, product development , quality assurance technical team and the LLO’s to deliver beautifully crafted, quality product to our guest
• Partner with Guest Experience team to review guest feedback specific to quality and see how to incorporate changes to elevate the future guest experience
• Assist with the development of appropriate test methods, standards and tolerances for various types of raw materials that deliver to our Brand Promise from initial stages of product lifecycle; special projects as needed
• Assit in daily task management to support strategic and high-level projects for team members
• Report and provide analysis on assigned and related projects within scope of departmental strategic initiatives

Proven work ethic with the utmost integrity
 Expert communication skills – verbal and written.
 Ability and willingness to accept and provide feedback.
 Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
 Preferred knowledge and involvement in yoga, and/or other fitness, health or sports activities.
 Desire to excel and succeed
 Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal-oriented)
 Entrepreneurial spirit and an egoless nature
 Self-motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable
 Outgoing, energetic, upbeat and fun

Qualifications
Required Skills, Experience and Academic/Educational Requirements:
• 1-2 years of experience in textile/apparel technology, textile chemistry or other consumer product testing and quality is preferred
• Bachelor Degree or higher in Textile Science, Material Science, or relevant technical discipline is preferred
• Self-motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable, team player
• Excel in communication, project management and analysis with a love of raw materials
• Exhibits strong record-keeping and attention to detail
• Visionary and strategic thinker

Summary
Two easy ways to apply:

1. E-mail resume to Joanne: joanne.haberlin@randstad.ca
2. Apply online: http://www.randstad.ca

Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

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