Corporate Technical Manager
Planned, coordinated, directed, documented, and monitored required product testing of a 300 million dollar company utilizing internal lab and 3rd party accredited testing labs using AATCC, ASTM, IDFL, and other testing standards.
- Provided technical guidance to Merchandising VPs, Asian sourcing team, Sales, and customers.
- Ensured all products met customer and HHF specifications while complying with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
- Successful intervention and resolution of testing failures led to the retention of many large programs with our 85+ customers.
- Coordinated the New Product Development QA Review process
- Directed Quality Lab Technicians duties including competitor product analysis & testing, fabric product component evaluation, pillow compression testing and color technical review and approval process
- Managed the required CPSIA testing and maintains database