Senior Product Quality Manager
- Acne Studios
- Stockholm (SE)
- Closing date
- 7 Apr 2023
- Production - Garments & Accessories
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Acne Studios is recruiting a Senior Product Quality Manager, with the task of leading the product quality process to guarantee materials and products comply with legal requirements and Acne Studios quality standards. This is a role where you will get the opportunity to lead and develop a team while actively contributing to the product quality of high-end collections in a progressive fashion house.
This is a role that entails managing the quality assurance process including seasonal risk assessments, relevant quality tests during development and production process and advice on results. You will support with implementation of sustainability standards on matters such as certifications and traceability. The Senior Product Quality Manager will also provide valuable technical support to other internal departments. Further, you will partner and have a good working process with material-, product- and sustainability teams and ensure smooth and thorough handover towards production quality. You will report to Head of Quality and belong to the Product and Design department.
This is a temporary parental leave cover, full-time during approximately 1 year, starting in April 2023.
We are looking for someone with academic degree in textile engineering or similar technical education, and a minimum of 5 years’ work experience within quality department, preferable from high-end fashion brands. A great understanding of the development and production processes within high-end fashion is meriting. Further, you should have extensive knowledge of quality testing, understanding of chemical testing and a good knowledge on Chinese GB and/or other international legal product standards. As a Senior Product Quality Manager, we expect you to be a balanced leader with strong social skills and ability to develop and maintain strong relationships, both internally and externally. You have high aspirations and understand the importance of excellence. You act with integrity at all times and have a natural ability to influence and build trust. You value simplicity over complexity and are guided by impact rather than prestige. You are pragmatic and hands-on and get things done. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where flexibility and teamwork are highly valued. And ideally, you enjoy working in a creative international environment with a wide range of personalities.
If you are motivated by an inspiring and creative working environment, this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Acne Studios is a global company with English as working language. Fluency in written and oral English is therefore a must. You will be based in our Stockholm Head Office. Limited business travel may occur.
We embrace diversity of people as well as ideas and viewpoints, and encourage everyone's individual expression of their own identity. Connect with us, with or without a CV – in the way that suits you best! As long as we get a good understanding of who you are, your experience, and your competence, we will take it from there. Welcome!
Acne Studios is a Swedish fashion house with a multidisciplinary approach and global presence. Founded in 1996, the focus is on elevated ready-to-wear and accessories. Through founder and Creative Director Jonny Johansson’s interest in art, photography, music, architecture, and contemporary culture, Acne Studios has found an alternative path to fashion and creativity. Acne Studios has seen double-digit growth for most years since its inception with a turnover of >250 EUR million.
Acne Studios operates through own distribution channels and wholesale partners with >60 own stores worldwide, including flagship stores in Stockholm, Paris, Milan, London, New York City, Los Angeles, Seoul, Tokyo, and Beijing. Each store has a unique distinctive character, yet with common key design elements reflecting the Acne Studios brand identity.
The Acne Studios Head Office is located in Stockholm, in a brutalist masterpiece that formerly housed the Czechoslovakian Embassy. Completely restored to facilitate a fashion school-like atmosphere, the overall aesthetic is again a reflection of the Acne Studios brand identity, telling the story of its history and global vision. Acne Studios also operates offices in Paris, New York, Shanghai, and Empoli outside Florence.
Following its ambitious sustainability work and focus on supplier relationships and longevity, Acne Studios has been independently verified as “Leader” by Fair Wear Foundation for six consecutive years. Acne Studios is an official member of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode since 2013.
Acne Studios is a Stockholm-based fashion house with a multi-disciplinary heritage. Through founder and Creative Director Jonny Johansson’s interest in art, architecture and street culture, an alternative path has been found, turning Acne Studios into a well-respected creator of ready-to-wear for men and women. The collections are defined by Jonny Johansson’s signature of juxtaposing design and attention to detail, with an emphasis on tailoring and an eclectic use of materials and custom-developed fabrics.
Acne Studios is independently owned and has over 45 stores over the world including flagship stores in Paris, London, New York City, Los Angeles and Tokyo. The company has an annual turnover of around 160 MEUR and a total number of staff of more than 500, with around 150 working at the headquarters in the Old Town of Stockholm. Acne Studios also operate offices in Paris, New York, Oslo and Copenhagen.
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