Footwear, Athletic - Sports, Flip-Flops, Vulcanized, Leather, Leather-goods & Handbags: Development, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Assurance, Productivity, Inspection, Technical advice / Specialist
o A Certified footwear technologist/ Fashion/Consultant - British, American, and European qualified +Asian, S.E. Asian & China factory experienced, Worked with global leaders in Asia, Africa, Europe & North America as technician/technologist/ Advisor/Trainer/Inspections/R&D, Remedy faults - now available for Global services covering all areas in Footwear manufacture, technology improvement, simplification, standardization, streamlining in all areas of manufacture of, SLG & Fashion accessories in the manufacturing industry.
o British Boot & Shoe Institute, City & Guilds London Institute, Clothing & Footwear Institute London and Cordwainer’s Technical College England qualified, Fellow Clothing & Footwear Institute England, and holding a Licentiate in Footwear technology from City & Guilds England in Footwear technology, experienced and certified in Product, Research and Sample development, Footwear Technology, Manufacture, Management in Footwear Manufacturing Industry & Leather-goods technology.
o A Member of the American Society for Quality, Institute of Quality Assurance England & Member Institute of Manufacture England. Leather-goods, footwear technology & Leather expert.
o Set up of PD, sample room and sample development, training etc., Start-ups, Cost saving, Ideal mark-ups (Men, Women & Kids).
o Over 25 years of Hands on factory and management experienced in the production/manufacture of footwear, various materials + including sports types: - Expertise in: conception, fabrication, commercialization, Brand development , Designs , Patterns, Sourcing, Planning, Organizing, Manufacture – various Techniques and materials, Footwear Fitting technology and Last info, QA+OC expertise, Quality enhancement, Productivity Improvement, Technical Services, Testing, Training, Teacher and Tutor - including training of sewing machine operators, knowledge of needles, threads, Transfer of technology with own hands.
o Online and Final Inspections, Remedy substandard quality products, factory rejects /production management, Increase production line capacity/volumes for Cutting, Sewing, Assembling lines.
o Worked with Bata Shoe Organization factories in South east Asia, Asia, Africa (technical advisor) England & Europe for over 25 years in the manufacturing and quality sectors; worked with Adidas, as Technical & Quality Manager in Far-East, HBC Canada and with Billion dollar North American Organizations and worked in their factories in China/ Taiwan, Hong-Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Sri-Lanka, Brazil, India + BD
o Seasoned technical, technology and hands on specialist with in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and international technical expertise in shoe manufacturing/industry, having work experienced in Global Sourcing projects in Vietnam, China, Thailand, Indonesia, S.E. Asia and India.
o Eliminate substandard quality, work towards “Zero” tolerance.
o Responsible for technical and quality aspects of the product throughout the development process including resolving, manufacturing, technical and quality challenges while meeting design’s aesthetic intent.
o Have excellent ability to interact with staff in a fast paced environment, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
v Experienced: Footwear Business Development Consultant / Manufacturing specialist, Production, & Manufacturing Technology, Factory setups and training of factory personnel.
v Remedy all factory and Quality problems. Results guaranteed.