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Mint Velvet Careers

Head Office
Footwear & Accessories Technologist

We are looking for an experienced Footwear & Accessories Technologist to join our dynamic and passionate Product team based at our Head Office in High Wycombe. You will be responsible for the development of our footwear range and a wide variety of accessories, ensuring the consistency of product quality and providing sound technical support to the business. This is a permanent and full time position. Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Footwear & Accessories Technologist in a similar business.

To join our vibrant and fast growing business as a Footwear & Accessories Technologist

You’ll need to have passion, self-motivation and drive, with a clear understanding of the MV brand and the customer’s needs. You’ll be able to demonstrate your technical expertise and integrative thinking in all aspects of the role, to consistently develop and improve the quality of the product. You’ll have clear communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships across functions and have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Product approval process; manage fit sessions, conduct risk assessments of all products, ensure all fit comments are accurate, approve specifications and standardise blocks.
  • Test Approval; approve all test reports, recommend and approve all wash-care instructions and be commercially aware.
  • Supplier Management; develop strong links with the supply base, giving regular feedback throughout the garment approval process, completing supplier reviews on final products advising them on adherence to the supplier handbook and compliance with processes.
  • Quality Control; liaise with QC team at the warehouse on daily basis to understand and respond to quality issues, assist the Warehouse with SAD stock decisions, liaise with customer services regarding customer feedback and returns.

You will be rewarded with

A competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, BUPA, a discretionary bonus scheme, generous staff discount and the opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced and growing business.

If you have the experience and passion for this role

Please apply by attaching an up to date CV and covering letter explaining which role you are applying for and why you are passionate about joining Mint Velvet. Alternatively click below on the LinkedIn button to apply with your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Mint Velvet founders

We're looking for
individuals who are

  • • Passionate and driven
  • • Able to think outside of the box
  • • Can challenge and problem solve
  • • Commercially aware
  • • Innovative
  • • Have a sleeves rolled up attitude
  • • A love of style and retail
  • • Able to put the customer first
  • • Have an eye for the detail
  • • Inspiring to others
  • • Show initiative
  • • Excellent communicators and well organised

Regrettably, due to the high volume of applicants we receive we are only able to respond to successful candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview.

At Mint Velvet we always recruit our staff directly and are successful in doing so. We therefore do not need to use the services of recruitment agencies. We ask that you do not contact any of the Managers or HR Team in order to introduce your services. We do appreciate the interest you have in our company and thank you for your understanding.