Garment Technologist - Men's Shirts

Quest Search and Selection Ltd
London, South East England
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A brand who prides themselves on timeless style and good quality products are looking for a Garment Technologist to join their Men's shirting department. You will maintain and continually develop the products in line with the business strategic direction.

As a Garment Technologist, you will:

  • Ensuring all products comply with legal and accepted industry standards, reviewing risk assessment and resolving issues prior to production
  • Create development packs with relevant technical information as required
  • Developing a close working relationship with Buying teams and Suppliers providing technical support, managing the production process in weekly critical path meetings
  • Manage the end to end process from development through to production, working closely with relevant teams to deliver the end result
  • Maintain departmental quality, fit, testing and grading standards
  • Understand costing and change implications ion the overall price and margins
  • Provide technical support to the warehouse team

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have existing experience working with the Menswear Shirts category technologist within a similar role with a retailer or a supplier
  • Comprehensive understanding of spec sheets, tech packs and fit comments. Strong understanding of quality control procedures including fabric composition, construction and product construction
  • Comprehensive understanding of the manufacturing processes, including product construction, fabrics and finishing in relation to total lead times.
  • Will be able to work unguided at times as well as under supervision
  • Proven ability to work under time pressures and the ability to multi-task across projects
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to initiate and build strong relationships with internal teams and suppliers
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft programmes e.g. Word, Excel & Outlook.

This is an exciting retailer with beautiful offices in London. They operate a friendly working environment amongst a fun team! This is a great opportunity to work within a brand that has a strong presence within the market.

If you feel you have the skills and experience, please reply with an up to date CV today!

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Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.