Garment Technologist

Recruiter
People Marketing
Location
West Midlands
Posted
16 Nov 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Recruiting for a new edition to a busy garment technical team, you will be working across a truly diverse range of apparel, from sports and leisure to lifestyle and fashion for the highstreet.

Garment Technologist – The Job Opportunity

  • To ensure each customer's range is fit for purpose and meets expected standards
  • To improve and support innovative technical solutions to improve product, quality, cost and speed of delivery
  • Responsible for creating detailed technical specifications and size charts.
  • Measuring garments and fitting, sealing samples with customers and factories/suppliers.
  • Handling all approvals from concept to pre-production, actioning any comments
  • Communicate all technical information directly to the factory, and problem solving
  • Manage and advise all test reports
  • Update and manage client online submission sites/systems
  • Accountable for maintaining and managing the critical path.
  • Supporting the Technical Manager

Garment Technologist – The Person Specification

  • Experience within a garment technical role, ideal min.2-3years within womens/menswear
  • Open to a multi-product background, able to move between product areas with assurance
  • Good knowledge of garment construction and understanding of the production process, (pattern awareness would be advantageous)
  • Able to attend fit sessions, and solve / explain and fit issues
  • Experience of managing the sampling and pre-production approvals process with offshore suppliers & factories
  • Computer literate including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills. Accurate and attentive to detail.

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This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77671248