Assistant Garment Technologist

Location
London
Salary
£18000 per annum
Posted
09 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Ref
JEN/898433
Contact
Jennifer Barry
Function
Technical
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
An exciting opportunity to work for a Menswear Heritage brand you will be reporting into the Senior Garment Technologist.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

*Working in a fast paced multi-category (from outerwear to t-shirts and woven shirts) menswear technical team.
*Providing admin support to the Garment tech/tech team on a day-to-day basis: e.g. processing incoming and outgoing samples
*Sample management - including chasing sample submissions (to maintain timelines/delivery dates) and logging in samples, measuring samples (fit, pp, top) and sending out samples to customers and vendors
*Preparing for and attending (workload dependent) the weekly fit meeting; measuring samples, creating & sending out the weekly fit list and recording fit and QC comments
*Liaising with factories on a daily basis (via telephone & email)
*Daily administration - assist with processing inspection reports and issuing inspection certificates, keeping development and production trackers / PLM up to date with approvals and requirements, filing
*Attending weekly meetings with the garment technologists, designers, product developers and production co-ordinators and following up with vendors accordingly chasing outstanding samples/test reports/inspection reports)
*Liaise with garment technologists, product developers, designers and production/sourcing merchandisers.
*Other ad-hoc duties as advised by management

PERSON SPECIFICATION

*Relevant experience in technical field - stepping stone to becoming a garment technologist
*Basic knowledge of garment construction / pattern cutting
*Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
*Good computer skills (Excel, internal critical path management systems will be taught)
*Strong organisational skills
*Good team player
*Commercially minded, with a keen eye for detail
*Able to think calmly and clearly under pressure
*Degree in Garment Technology, Pattern Cutting, Clothing Design or similar