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Senior Technical Designer

Location: Kowloon Bay, K, Hong Kong - Flt/Rm1bto7a 21/f & 39 Wang Kwong Rd Kowloon Bay
Job ID: 1092480
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 1, 2021

General Description

JCPenney Purchasing Corporation Position Description
 
Position: Q18 - SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNERComp %: 0Date: 11/09/11
 
Basic Functions:
Manages apparel technical design process, as assigned, to ensure the provision of technical evaluation and assistance for private label apparel merchandise in terms of design and construction to achieve appropriate fit, quality and style interpretation that helps ensure customer satisfaction.
 
Principal Responsibilities:
1. Managers Division garment evaluation process, (ADAR) to ensure the prevision of technical design assistance with master pattern and size grading development as needed.

2. Ensures the product packages are complete, accurate, and given to product development team on time.

3. Ensures the appropriate evaluation of supplier's confirmation garments for fit and construction details from style adoption to production approval.

4. Ensures the provision of technical design assistance with master pattern, size grading development and construction standards, as needed.

5. Manages garment preparation and garment evaluation training process, as required, and ensures the provision of on-going technical education.

6. Communicates in a professional and clearly understood manner via email, telephone conversation and all written specification.
 
Scope Data:
Reports To: Assistant Technical Manager/Technical Design Manager
Supervises: Technical Design Assistant /Associate Technical Designer/Technical Designer

Human Resources: Supervises 1-3 ( direct)

Operating Budget: $N/A

Total Payroll: $35,000 - 120,000

Sales: $N/A

Other Relevant Data:
Managers the technical design process for division/assigned lines to ensure the provision of technical guidance so that buys can be cost efficient and merchandise standards monitored for consistency.
 
Knowledge & Skills:
Education: College degree in merchandising or equivalent business experience. Two-year course at approved fashion technical institute preferred.

Experience: Eight years in pattern making and grading, including two years as a technical designer or its equivalent.

Core Competencies: Must be knowledgeable of apparel construction and factory workflow/ manufacturing techniques/ process.
 
Recommendations:
1. Practical size and construction tolerances.
2. Exceptions to established standards.
 
Key Relationships:
1. Works closely with Product Development Teams, Buyers and Catalog Media Managers regarding size and construction of assigned merchandise and advises alternate methods of garment construction.
2. Works on daily basis with apparel suppliers.
3. Work with internal Research and Technology laboratories in evaluating tested merchandise.
4. Work with Field inspectors regarding the size and fit audits of production merchandise.
 
Key Challenges:
1. Managing the technical evaluation process to ensure the establishment of construction standards and the acceptance and support of quality control programs to enhance the level and control.
2. Ensuring that suppliers comply with Company standards on a regular basis.
 
Decision Making:
1. Exceptions to sizing standards.
2. Construction techniques for functional performance of apparel.
3. Study approach and methodology to determine answers to technical issues in garment construction/manufacture.
 

Job Title: Senior Technical Designer
Location: Kowloon Bay, K, Hong Kong - Flt/Rm1bto7a 21/f & 39 Wang Kwong Rd Kowloon Bay
Job ID: 1092480

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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