Garment Technologist

Recruiter
Absolut Employment ltd
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

To technically develop all products in line with design requirements and quality protocols driven by the client, design and business standards. Reporting to the Garment Technical Manager, within a busy technical team, and across a variety of multi product garments: (womens and mens) woven, knit and jersey, structured and soft separates.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

To ensure each customer's range is fit for purpose, practical, comfortable, durable and meets company standards
To improve and support innovative technical solutions to improve product quality, cost and speed of delivery
To work in line with the standard operating manuals and processes to ensure consistency of approach within the product development team
Responsible for creating detailed technical specifications and size charts. To technically develop the products from initial prototype sample to production completion, including measuring garments and fitting, sealing samples with customers and factories/suppliers
Communicate all technical information directly to the factory and resolve the queries across the supply chain
Managing each account to achieve the business critical path milestones
Developing all raw materials to achieve the business standard and co-ordinate the comments/approvals. Maintain department records for all raw material development
To support in updating and reviewing the business’s technical standards with a view to keeping them up to date with the latest legislation, requirements and technologies.
The timely completion and accuracy of all specifications.
Travel to the factory for sealing or approval process when required

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Achievement of Critical Path Dates
Time to generate specifications
Accuracy of Specifications
Cost saving through technical innovation
To achieve right first time sampling for garments, fabrics/trims and lab dips

KEY REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES

Self-motivated and performance driven.
Ability to work under pressure to meet the critical path deadlines
A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within a similar garment technologist position or product developer role.
Ability to manage own workload and be a team player.
Highly competent IT skills, especially Excel, Word, Illustrator, familiarity with PLM systems would be advantageous
Confident communication skills
Pattern knowledge ideal
Factory process knowledge essential
Garment technical qualifications essential.
Fabric technical knowledge ideal
Ability to travel abroad for short periods.
For more information please send your CV and get in touch!

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