Apprentice Garment Technologist

Hours: 36

Salary: £16000 - £18000

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom AL10 9SN

United Kingdom

Apply by: 17/04/2019

Apprentice Garment Technologist

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom AL10 9SN

About the role

I deliver safe, legal, responsibly sourced, quality products for my area always focusing on our customers and demonstrating value-led behaviour

You will be responsible for

  • Supporting my Technical Manager and category to ensure that products meet the product brief/specification, Tesco rules & policies and customer expectations
  • Working with my TM to minimize cost to the supply chain and product range, ensuring appropriate controls are in place for consistent quality of products and signing off products where appropriate
  • Monitoring all quality and customer feedback and implementing actions to resolve issues raised 
  • Escalating and gathering data to support Incident management and enforcement challenges in my product area 
  • Inputting product, benchmarking, process and improvement ideas into the New Product Development plan
  • Input into strategy development with Category teams, supplying data to identify the best suppliers & sources for the category area
  • Assisting to ensure my suppliers meet our audit requirements, ensuring they have action plans to drive improvement 
  • Supporting my TM and category to monitor supplier and product performance, communicating trends to the team
  • Attending a learning institute 1 day a week to gain industry knowledge 
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date

You will need

Operational Skills:

  • Excel knowledge 
  • Word & Powerpoint knowledge 

Relevant Experience:

  • Relevant experience/qualification(s) in a related area
  • Understanding of pattern construction
  • Understanding of fabric performance.
  • Understanding of retail and customer needs
  • Passion for fashion

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work and we are proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you!

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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