Garment Technologist

Covent Garden
28 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Garment Technologist based in our Head Office in Central London to cover multi product smart/casual wovens.

The overall responsibility of this role is to support and assist the Technical Manager and team members with the Sealing Process, Pre shipment/Pilot Packs, Testing and Care Label Procedure and Quality Assurance.

Some Key Responsibilities:

·Working to Critical Path Priorities - Chase suppliers for required fit samples and paperwork.

·Assess fit sample against previous comments - for any measurement discrepancies, incorrect make-up and overall quality etc – document findings ready for fit session.

·Assist with writing up the fit session notes / make comments, communicating clearly to suppliers any requests or amendments made.

·Chase suppliers for wear trials or any other specific requirements.

·Store fit samples in orderly manner.

·Give assistance assist with Pre-Shipment procedure and Pilot Pack procedure.

·Analyse bulk fabric test reports and care label instructions / layouts – to ensure Hobbs minimum requirements have been met.

·Highlight high-risk styles requiring warehouse inspection – i.e. New Suppliers / Pre Shipment quality comments.

·Work with Garment technologist / Technical Manager to analyse Customer Returns data and to establish Quality Improvement Action Plans.

·Communicate Warehouse Inspection results to the supplier. Follow up on specific quality issues to ensure the problem is corrected and not repeated.

·Attend “Lessons Learnt” meetings – take minutes of meeting documenting agree actions and accountabilities.

Skills Required;

·A relevant degree or equivalent

·IT literate with skills in Word, Excel and Outlook packages

·Keen to be innovative and creative in working methods

·Professional and credible with the ability to work on own initiative

·Able to multi task and prioritise effectively

·Flexible to adapt daily and weekly plans to reflect changing circumstances to ensure the quality

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the required criteria apply online today!


Salary is competitive and dependant on experience and we can offer an excellent flexible benefits scheme, discount and performance related bonus.

Hobbs is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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