Senior Garment Technologist

Location
Brussels
Salary
Market related
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
TN/55184/001
Contact
Tome Nikov
Sector
Childrenswear
Job Type
Permanent

 

What you’ll do

Lead the technical design process from concept to final sample approval for the assigned product category

 Ensure that all aspects of the entire product technical design process are included (e.g. market research, core style creation, engineering, operations and technical fit)

 Assume responsibility for brand fulfilling technical product design in the assigned product category

 Provide recommendations to the Technologists regarding seasonal themes and new concepts

 Ensure that all products of the assigned product category are consistent with the design direction, line plan and targets

 Follow technical direction specific to customer segmentation needs

 Collaborate with Merchandising, Planning and Sourcing to edit, assort

and curate the product line in order to meet the objectives

 Work closely with Designers and Sourcing partners to ensure that product packs are completed in a timely manner and match key milestone dates

What to bring

 Bachelor degree in Textile, manufacturing or engineering

 Experience working in the apparel industry alongside the design, buying and sourcing departments

 Expert knowledge in Childrenswear (min. 8 years) is essential and strong knowledge in product development, fit and manufacturing standards

 Ability to manage and drive fit sessions

 Strive for continuous improvement in process and product specifications

 A strong team player and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment

 A positive, forward-thinking mindset and ambition to continually improve

 Strong interpersonal, presentation, communication and negotiation skills

 Excellent English language skills and preferably a fluency in one more other languages

 Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word and Adobe Illustrator