Garment Technologist - Soft Accessories

East Midlands Region
£Dependent Upon Experience
31 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
11244 DD
Fiona Berridge
Job Type

A well-established and well respected leading supplier of innovative soft accessories, to both the UK and the International High Street, is currently looking for an experienced Garment Technologist to join their team.

A UK family run business with a fun loving, hardworking ethos and a real passion for product and service, priding themselves on being able to offer a busy yet informal environment as well as career progression within a vibrant office.


  • Liaise with design and sales to ensure correct product specifications are adhered to.
  • Reduce cost by maximising testing requirements.
  • Liaise with their own factories in Europe and the Far East to ensure communication adequate and meets client’s needs.
  • Attend fit meetings with clients and initiate 1st fit approvals including fabric and trims.
  • Manage and maintain data sheets both internal and external.
  • Update and manage the critical path.


  • Proven experience within a technical department ideally from a textile supplier background.
  • Experience in analysing test results, managing the costs of test to a minimum.
  • Bulk fabric and sample approval experience.
  • Accessories and especially socks/hosiery experience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent IT skills including managing and maintaining critical path spread sheets.
  • Great communicator at all levels
  • Knowledge of producing production technical packs and experience of dealing with factories/suppliers in the Far East/China is essential.
  • Highly organised and a good team player.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within an ethical and approachable business and to develop a career within garment technology!

Please apply with your updated CV to

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