Technical&Quality Specialist--Footwear
The Job
Based in China we are looking for a Technical and Quality Specialist responsible for the technical development of our Ranges and R&D Concepts in Asia and the QC of our China Suppliers.
Reporting to the R&D, Range, Quality and Regulatory Manager,  you will liase with Range Managers/Designer/R&D Technicians, to ensure 3rd Party Suppliers deliver Seasonal Range Prototypes and confirmation samples in-time and up to the required specs, ready for handover to Supply Chain for Production. You will also be responsible to inspect  bulk production in China factories and ensure  is in line with Quality specs set by Quality department ?providing appropriate and timely feedback and reports.

Main Responsibilities
?Assist Range Managers/Designers/R&D technicians in all technical aspects of prototypes development phase, within tight timetable and in strong coordination with Procurement function
?Ensure timely and up to requirements arrival of prototypes, Salemen samples and confirmation samples.
?Work side by side with 3rd party suppliers and Range Managers/Designers to find effective technical solutions to reduce cost of goods without sacrifice in perceived  quality
?Manage the day by day relationship with suppliers during prototype/salesmen samples production
?Assisting Quality Department in the implemetation of Scholl Quality procedures
?Perform QC checks on bulk production and reporting

The right candidate has the following experience:
?At least 10 years of experience in FW technical/quality roles
?Experience in moulds development and understanding of different contruction techniques .
?Solid track record of dealing with 3d party suppliers on both Quality and technical roles..

Required skills and competences:
?Robust and self confident
?Fluent in verbal and written English
?True Team Player condident to work in complex groups
?Highly organised individual, motivated to work under deadlines  in a KPI driven Company.
?Good organisation and reporting skills