Maestro-Knitting
Knitwear Development and Production Manager/Quality advisor
Sofia, Sofia Region
full-time
Between 2000 and 3000 bgn

Knitwear Development and Production Manager/Quality advisor

Sofia, Sofia Region full-time Between 2000 and 3000 bgn

About us

Maestro Knitting is a fully fashion knitwear manufacturer that specializes in middle/high-end knitwear production. We are a fast growing company with activities in Europe and China. Until now we have mainly been producing in China, but we are now establishing in Bulgaria to meet our European customers growing demand for Bulgarian developments and productions.

Responsibilities

We are looking for a trustable, independent and technical candidate who will be able to conduct the whole production cycle (from development to bulk production and quality controls). You will report to the General manager and your main responsibilities will include:

To understand technical packs for new developments and to be able to guide subcontractors in the development of new samples as to foresee potential production issues.
To ensure that new styles are developed in a timely manner and that they meet our customers requirements.
To advise on adjustments and potential difficulties to improve SMS and PPS after fittings and comments from customer while instituting a right-first-time spirit.
To plan and balance bulk production from yarn and knitting order placements to on-time delivery of complete garments to the warehouse.
To advise on knitting machine capabilities and yarn/trims/stitches technical complexity.
To manage yarn testing and wear tests. To oversee in-process quality controls and resolve quality issues if needed.
To manage yarn consumption calculation and CM calculation while advising on how to optimize production and developments.
To manage the quality controllers team: definition of inspections planning, general management of the team, advising the team on technical issues.

Requirements and necessary skills

An academic degree in textile/fashion or knitwear is an asset.
A minimum of 5 years experience in fully-fashioned knitwear manufacturing, quality control and development for high-end fashion brands is required.
Excellent technical knowledge of knitwear (yarns, machines and quality issues).
Problem-solver, creative, hands-on, eye for detail and striving for excellence.
Flexible to travel in the country (Pleven, Petrich, Sofia,)
Fluent in Bulgarian. Good knowledge of either English or French.

We offer

An exciting challenge in a growing company working with middle/high-end European and American brands. Evolution possibilities in a human-sized company where hard work and gratitude are valued. An attractive salary package in line with your experience.
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