Assistant / Garment Technologist

Recruiter
Tagged Resources
Location
Manchester
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Assistant / Garment Technologist covering men's, boys and ladieswear) to join a clothing company based in the North West who have a solid reputation in the UK and European retail clothing market working with high street retailers and supermarkets. You will be supporting the Technical Manager working on a large retail customer account to ensure that garments are produced to standard, maintaining fit procedures and systems and building relationships with both Buyers and suppliers. The ideal candidate should have previous experience and be willing to travel/drive to attend customer meetings weekly/every other week. A pool car is provided for you to drive to the retailers head offices. There are two roles with the company, one to carry out fit seasons with companies such as Next in Leicester another role to carry out fit seasons for Tesco near Hatfield.

The Role:

  • Ensure that garments are being produced to the required quality standard and that manufacturing is measured within tolerance.
  • Discussing new designs with the design department and Merchandisers and help decide on the best way to manufacture them.
  • Work out size specifications and plan how new garments will be made up by producing initial and graded size charts.
  • Monitoring the production of sample garments and initiate any changes to the designs to fit manufacturing requirements.
  • Liaising with customers and clients and work with Far East Factories and fashion retail head offices.
  • Liaising with colleagues with regards to ideas and changes that can be made to improve the garment.
  • Work in a team of 8 garment technologists.
  • Reporting to the Technical Manager.
Skills Required:

  • Must be computer literate.
  • Ideally degree educated in a Fashion Discipline
  • Desirable a background working with leading retailers.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent client relationship skills are essential.
  • Career driven and keen to contribute to the success of the business.
  • Ability to travel as and when required to meet with Buyers
  • Driving Licence Essential
Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis.
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