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Job Title
PRODUCT INTEGRITY SPECIALIST
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
1772
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Job Function
Quality/Testing
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

PRODUCT INTEGRITY SPECIALIST

Perry Ellis seeks a Product Integrity Specialist to communicate with all internal departments’ overseas offices/lab techs, and our vendors to proactively address quality issues.

 

 

 

Responsibilities include:

     * Coordinate and communicate with Sourcing, Design and Purchasing on products to determine which styles might require any special testing – i.e.: special claims

     * Maintain updated records for each customer’s sampling and testing requirements and distribute this info to our Vendors, PEI sourcing and Design departments (when pertinent).

     * Initiate contact with vendor to advise them of the procedures and protocols to be utilized for each customer – Branded or Private  

     * Advice Vendor how to request third party Fabric lab tests (from designated Labs for Private label customers – and send them each customer’s Official TRF (Test Request Forms). (If marginally failed, determine if an over-ride could be issued for our Branded products or if one could be requested from the Private label customer.)

     * Review third party Fabric lab test results to insure that the fabric is meeting the Branded and / or Private label requirements. Verify if any “Special Claims” testing was required, performed and is passing. Post results in PLM.

     * Request, receive, track and monitor - Pre-Production samples for Tech and Design review and for in-house wash testing. These samples are to be sent once the fit and fabric testing has been approved.

     * Advice Vendor how to request third party garment lab tests (from designated Labs for Private label customers – and send them each customer’s Official TRF (Test Request Forms).

     * Review third party garment lab tests to insure that the garment is meeting the Branded and / or Private label requirements. Verify if any “Special Claims” testing was required, performed and is passing. (If marginally failed, determine if an override could be issued for our Branded products or if one could be requested from the Private label customer.) Post results in PLM.  

     * The wording of the care instructions should be confirmed after both fabric and garment lab tests have been completed and are considered passing.

     * Advise vendor which orders will require an Official Third Party Final Audit (Inspection) for Private Label customers – and which Lab must be used. Send them the corresponding IRF (Inspection Request Forms) for each customer.

     * Receive and review Third Party Final Audits and post in PLM. If failed, determine if an override could be obtained from the Private label customer. If not, request correction and re-audit by both PEI (and Official Third party Lab for Private label customers).

 

 

 

Requirements:

     * 5-10 years' experience working in garment factory or certification and up to date knowledge of testing procedures

     * Knowledge in testing of softline goods: textiles and garments

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