Garment Technologist

Recruiter
Michael Page Fashion
Location
Cornwall
Salary
£20,000 - £29,999
Posted
06 Nov 2017
Closes
20 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is looking for an experienced Garment Technologist to join Product Development Team in maintaining and developing the fit of all product, supporting the product development cycle from design handover through to production and delivery.

Client Details

A well established leading lifestyle brand

Description

  • Own the development process of product, from design handover, garment spec creation, fit, branding and component development, ensuring the highest level of quality and consistency, in line with brand direction
  • Prepare, book and manage live on body fit meetings alongside design and buying tea
  • Create and maintain the critical path & production timescales, to achieve set launch dates and key trading activity

  • Work closely with the Design and Buying team to deliver continued improvement of product choice, desirability & margin throughout the range

  • Maintain product sample process, ensuring that proto, marketing and salesman samples are available for photoshoots, fit reviews and key range signoffs

  • Be a key player in communicating product development timelines across Buying, Merchandising and Marketing teams, to ensure set timelines and trading activity are met

Profile

  • 3+ years working as a garment tech within a Product Development and Design environment, preferably for a Brand

  • Good knowledge of pattern and garment construction across Men's and Women's wear, multiple categories including true knit, woven and denim along with industry process and know how
  • Complete understanding of the development cycle and supply chain
  • Organised and measured approach to daily tasks
  • Confident and experienced with communicating at all levels of the business including overseas partnerships
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail

Job Offer

Excellent salary and progression