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UA Brands

Apparel Quality Control (QC) Coordinator

Job Details

Job Ref:
APPAR01139
Location:
Corporate Office, 101 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Category:
Manufacturing and Operations
Employment Type:
Full Time

Overview

UA Brands is hiring an Apparel Quality Control (QC) Individual with excellent attention-to-detail skills! Be a part of a growing organization.

The Apparel Quality Control (QC) individual is responsible for assuring that all UA Brands apparel meets or exceeds the brands’ and customer’s quality expectations. They will evaluate pre-production (PP) and top of production (TOP) samples while conducting the current quality test methods for all raw material items in development and production. This individual is a key player in the day-to-day functions of all testing. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review and approve PPS (pre-production samples) from both owned and sourced production suppliers. 
  • Responsible for sample review focused on garment quality/execution to standards.
  • Review Measurements/Specs and customer perspective of appearance.
  • Timely evaluation and clear/concise recap of the status of the sample to production location to ensure the factory understands clearly.
  • Prepare and perform all fabric quality tests on raw materials. This evaluation is done at the initial counter (development) and bulk fabrics as well as alternative supplier testing for all UA products. Provide timely analysis of test results and distributes the status to the vendor, Product Development & Design (PDD), sourcing & planning managers.
  • Evaluate garment testing reports as provided to ensure correct care label information to requirements are provided and approves care labels for production.
  • Maintain and document changes in care instructions based on the continual improvement strategy process.
  • Responsible for maintaining the physical standards library of tested specimens as well as PPS and TOP Library. Report out based on T&A for season projected misses to the calendar on PPS sample submit and approvals to sourcing manager and leadership.
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of garment construction techniques/processes; and a strong understanding of garment production systems
  • Demonstrated technical experience and expertise working with overseas mills, suppliers, and manufacturers
  • Understanding of how to measure garments
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, company Retail Information Systems, and PLM
  • Comfortable performing multifaceted projects along with day-to-day activities
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Benefits Information: Enjoy the best of ALL worlds!
Along with a generous benefits package and dynamic downtown location, there’s another big benefit to building your career here: you enjoy the best of all worlds in one company. As an industry leader since 1985, we offer the strength and stability of a large firm, with healthy profitability and exciting career growth. Yet our friendly, team-oriented workplace makes you feel like part of a close family. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, critical care, life AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan, FMLA, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance, and additional discount programs. For more information about our extensive benefits, click here.

Watch your email − here’s what happens next:
We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.
 
Why do we request this assessment?
A big reason why UA Brands is such a rewarding place to work and why so many employees thrive here is the extra time we invest during the hiring process. We want to make sure our potential candidate will be a great addition to our family! This assessment allows us to get to know you better, which also helps you determine if we’re the right fit too.
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As an employee of any UA Brands division, you will be part of an established and dynamic organization. We believe that success starts from within and we are seeking individuals who thrive in an environment that encourages and supports self-management. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UA Brands will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. UA Brands does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. UA Brands will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. 

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