Quality Control Technician

Date Posted May 13, 2019
  • Department Sourcing
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 50210

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, West 49, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, and Bluenotes.


Position Overview

The QC prepares initial sketches and specification packages as required and assists in managing merchandise samples, fit process and production follow-ups. The QC is also involved in the communication with vendors/factories during the sample production process.

This is a great position for a Fashion Design grad who is drawn to the technical and construction side of design.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluate and provide constructive feedback on the quality and fit of a garment
  • Communicate technical instruction and direction between the Buying Team and the vendor
  • Be clear and concise when submitting technical comments and illustrations
  • Prioritize and organize the daily work flow
  • Sample follow-ups to ensure instructions were executed correctly and delivery will be on time

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to complete the technical packages (Sketch + Specs + Construction details) by using Illustrator/Corel Draw quickly and efficiently
  • Must have excellent knowledge of MS Office and Illustrator;
  • Must have apparel construction, fabrication and garment production knowledge
  • Must have ladies wear experience
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to multi-tasks in a very tight timeline focused environment
  • Experience in retail/buying environment is an asset

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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