Junior Garment Technologist / Product Developer

West Midlands Region, East Midlands Region
£ DOE - West Midlands / East Midlands Boards
08 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
10401 FF
Sasha Ioannou
Job Type

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join a product development focussed team, working across multiple product for a variety of different customers.  This opportunity is based on the border of West and East Midlands.

Junior Garment Technologist / Product Developer - The Role

  • Reporting to the Product Development 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.
  • To ensure each customer's range is fashionable, practical, comfortable and durable.
  • Responsible for creating detailed technical specifications and size charts. Measuring garments and fitting, sealing samples with customers and factories/suppliers.  
  • Communicate all technical information directly to the factory
  • Accountable for maintaining and managing the critical path.
  • To co-ordinate the comments/approvals process.  Organise wearer trials as required.
    Ensuring fabrics and trims are sourced and developed and fit for purpose.  Maintain department records for lab dye approvals, colour continuity approvals, in-house performance and wash trials.

Junior Garment Technologist / Product Developer - The Person Specification

  • A minimum of 2-3years experience within a similar garment technical/technologist position or product developer role.
  • Good technical knowledge of garment construction and garment fitting. Experienced in liaising with suppliers & manufacturers, pre-development stages, handling comments/approvals process and any technical/quality issues
  • Highly competent IT skills, familiarity with PDM systems would be advantageous
  • Confident communication skills, the ability to work to critical path deadlines.
  • Ability to manage own workload and be a team player.
  • Ability to travel to meet customers, offshore as and when required.

Junior Garment Technologist / Product Developer - The Company

Our client is a leader in the design and supply of multi product garments and apparel with a growing portfolio of customers.

Please apply with your updated CV to s.ioannou@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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