Garment Technologist - Womenswear

Up to £40K + benefits
07 Sep 2018
05 Oct 2018
Job Type

Our Client a leading high street name has an opening for a Women's Garment Technologist. The position is covering multi product across womenswear. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established fast fashion Brand. 

Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Work with Buying & Merchandising to establish optimum product value
  • Strive to reduce customer returns by reviewing on a monthly cycle and actioning any changes with suppliers
  • Establish effective working relationships with suppliers to drive and support product development
  • Identify and analyse any problems, propose solutions and make logical decisions
  • Strive for continual improvement and promote the technical team
  • Have responsibility for fitting and sealing process including wearer trials and fit test days
  • Review factory evaluations from suppliers and passing information onto Technical Manager
  • Review and drive the technical strategy and ensure that this is constantly in line with the Brand strategy 
  • Regularly competition shopping to ensure awareness of high street trends 

Key Experience, Skills & Abilities 

  • Experience within a retail/manufacturer environment within casual, formal, woven and jersey product areas 
  • Commercially aware with a solid understanding of the high street
  • Conversant with fabric testing as well as fitting and sealing
  • Can demonstrate initiative, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Capability to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to converse with a variety of people
  • Knowledge of working to ethical guidelines

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