Garment Technologist

Recruiter
People Marketing
Location
Leicester
Posted
21 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This family run business supplies quality core-ladies knitwear to several highstreet retailers. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience as a Garment Technologist in a similar environment.

The Role:

  • Be responsible to carry out garment fits for knit & some jersey, take note of required alterations for the desired fit of the garment
  • Communicate fit comments and sample amendments to suppliers & factories in a clear, concise, and timely manner working to the critical path
  • Work alongside Designers and Merchandisers to improve production efficiency and quality, and liaise with suppliers involved in the production process

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fitting of initial samples and providing constructive feedback regarding the fit/make comments
  • Work out size specifications, issuing tech packs & graded specs to the factory
  • Carry out checks for bulk production, compare with approved fits/specs and ensure that the fit is consistent across the range
  • Make sure that the garments meet quality and standards needed
  • Documenting all changes and fit adjustments, comments, and measurements systematically
  • Ensure all technical details/updates are passed over to Merchandising so that Critical Paths can be kept up to date
  • Have the ability to read and advice on test reports and advice on the suitability of fabrics

The Candidate:

  • A relevant qualification at degree or equivalent level in Fashion & Textiles is desirable
  • Looking for 1 – 2 years’ experience within garment fitting, testing and construction, and quality standards
  • Adequate experience working with women’s knitwear with a supplier or retailer
  • Knowledge of production methods, understanding of yarns
  • Proficient user of Microsoft and excel
  • Exceptional communication, organisation & prioritisation skills
  • MUST HAVE UK EXPERIENCE

Please apply with your updated CV to

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77741410