Assistant Technologist - Swimwear & Underwear
Our Client, a leading designer and supplier of cutting edge swimwear & intimate apparel, is recruiting an Assistant Garment Technologist to work with their innovative team. An excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Assistant Technologist to join a small but highly successful business.
Assistant Garment Technologist role:
- Working on swimwear & underwear for major high street accounts in U.K., Europe & Australia
- Overseeing and monitoring fitting process + pre-production samples.
- Ability to manage several orders at once across several clients.
- Liaising with factories (in the Far East)
- Involvement in the continuous improvement of factories in the Far East including official auditing + ensuring they are complying with the clients measurements standards and making sure the garments have been altered by the clients requirements
- Communicating any new client standards with the factories.
- Manage all measurements and grading specs from clients to the factories
- Approving grades and measurements so the factory can go into production.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Experience in a similar role working as an Assistant Garment Technologist is preferred.
- Highly motivated, able to prioritize + manage own workload + have a proactive approach to tasks.
- High level of organization
- Excellent attention to detail + the ability to work accurately under pressure
- Excellent Excel skills + comfortable working with Mac
- Good negotiation + problem solving skills
- A confident + clear communicator at all levels internally + externally.
- Experience of working with manufacturers in the Far East is beneficial
- Ideally have either work placement or internship experience and a relevant fashion degree
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to work under pressure
The applicant would ideally have a keen interest in women's intimate apparel + a love of the small business dynamic.
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