Garment Technologist

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Location
Europe
Salary
up to 45,000 Euros
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
265
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

Our client, one of Europe’s largest Young Fashion driven International Brands is experiencing rapid growth are recruiting for a skilled and hands-on womesnwear multi- Product Garment Technologist to join their growing tea working across outerwear, knit and wovens.

This is an international opportunity, located in a fantastic part of Europe working with a young and dynamic team. The Garment Technologist should have excellent knowledge of direct supply chain and working to short time leads and developing new collections within a fast fashion environment. Line management skills required as you will be managing a small team.

Key Responsibilities:-

  • Working on Product Development closely with the Product Managers and Designers
  • Leading fittings and preparing tech packs with all relevant technical information with in house testing,
  • Develop fittings and blocks  and prototypes and samples
  • Liaising with suppliers and travel to Far-East and Europe
  • Approve bulk production
  • Knowledge of fabrics, washings, treatments and dying methods
  • You will be a trouble shooter in case of any problems and inspect that all technical standards are fulfilled
  • Responsible to take part in project management

Key Skills:-

  • 4-5 years experience in Product Development/Garment Technology
  • Womenswear experience in a fast paced retail environment
  • Experience in soft separates especially, multiproduct and plus size is desirable, young and trendy.
  • You are able to recognise new trends of a young fashion brand and to translate them into the fits and outcome of products
  • You have a sharp eye and profound industry knowledge, and you have the ability to recognise new trends paired with strong analytical skills that match our vision
  • Excellent pattern construction skills
  • Work to deadlines and prioritisation
  • Problem-solver with great communication skills and personable team player
  • Experience liaising and negotiating with suppliers