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Technical Designer, Hard Goods

Job no: 500174
Work type: Contract, Full time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Merchandise - Fashion Design, Merchandise - Quality

  • Challenge yourself in this fast paced, fun environment
  • An opportunity to be bold and innovative in your approach
  • Fantastic career development within a large team

Who are we?

At Target, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  Our quality fashion helps families live better by making it easy to love, easy to find and easy to buy online and in-store.  We are focused on delivering products that truly excite our customers with quality that endures and making life just a little bit easier for Mum.

What will you do?

We are seeking an experienced Technical Designer to join our Hard Goods team in a contract role at our Store Support Office in Williams Landing. 

The primary responsibility of this position is to establish fit for purpose criteria for all products to drive sales and profitability, line with Target values.

Other key responsibilities may include:

  • Accountable for fit for purpose, quality and safety of all products by ensuring there are available commercially acceptable specifications and construction/fabric guidelines, performance standards, safety and legal requirements, detailed product technical packages and correct fitting product seals
  • Review quality data and ensure action plans are developed to address quality failures
  • Work in collaboration with the design and buying teams to deliver innovative and commercial products
  • Ensure that all Target sustainability policies pertaining to their products are maintained
  • Support Target Asia in developing vendors to have rigorous processes in place to deliver goods on-time, to Target standards
  • Contribute to vendor strategy/matrix with objective evidence of vendor performance, assessments of vendor capability and identify gaps and opportunities for improvement

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Design or Technical Design with strong working experience in Technical Design.  Pattern making and construction knowledge is essential as is experience in working with offshore manufacturing, along with experience in operational and process management, demonstrated ability to make tactical decisions and high attention to detail.

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Recruitment Team.

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