Manager, Fabric Tech & Certification

Gap Inc.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
16 Sep 2022
01 Nov 2022
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

This role will be responsible for supporting end to end quality processes on B2B products, incorporating Oeko-Tex 100 certification. The role will work with a clear objective of managing quality and managing any issues which may arise on fabric throughout production and certification phases. He/She will represent GIS Quality on the B2B business team.

What You'll Do

  • Manages relationship with Oeko-Tex certifying body (Hohenstein)
  • Maintains communication and relationship with mills
  • Works with cross functional team to ensure all necessary requirements are met
  • Build robust communication amongst GIS, B2B team, mills and vendors
  • Leverage on his/her technical knowledge and experience, together with his/her in depth understanding of the strengths and capabilities of suppliers to bring innovation from our suppliers.
  • Participate in assessment of new Fabric Suppliers and new mills onboarding
  • Work with vendors/mills to resolve or trouble-shoot any quality issues called out
  • Provide road map of certification on all new products
  • Liaise with Hohenstein on Oeko-Tex 100 certification process
  • Work with mills/vendors on timing of testing and certification
  • Responsible to coordinate and check all certificates and test reports
  • Supply adhoc information to the cross functional team as required (including test reports, certification status)
  • Work with current supply base for certification process
  • Manage fabric inspection and mill audit process
  • Monitor certification process end to end

Who You Are

  • Technical Projects - Experience managing projects fabric/technical related
  • Problem Solver- can proactively solve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges
  • Collaboration- Proven ability influencing and making decisions cross-functionally in a matrix environment where speed and cultural sensitivity is crucial
  • Experimentation - proven ability to gather and analyze data along with implementing learnings for future use
  • Personal Leadership- demonstrated leadership presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across a technical team

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.