Development Garment Technologist

Recruiter
Allison Hayes
Location
East London
Salary
Salary dependent on experience
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
09 Oct 2018
Ref
DGT
Sector
Luxury, Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

Development Technologist

My client, a leading RTW luxury Womenswear brand, are looking for an experienced Development Technologist to join their rapidly expanding London team.

Offering a salary of circa £35k, the ideal Development Garment Technologist will:

  • To have a minimum of 5-6 years of experience working at RTW level. Experience within the luxury sector across woven/knit/jersey preferred and including operating directly with an in-house Atelier.
  • The candidate as such should have a good understanding of pattern cutting as well as sizing, fitting and grading and take a logical and pro-active approach to problem solving.
  • Candidate will have experience of working within a CMT and FF environment with manufacturers within the UK, Europe and the Far east.
  • Must be flexible, proactive and able to work to tight deadlines and have a highly proficient skill set in Excel, Word and Outlook.

The main responsibilities of the Garment Technologist is to:

  • Works with Production team according to their priority list to create a ‘pre-production sample pack’ in conjunction for the factories, to include Tech Sheet, Fabric, Trims, Pattern, Pattern Measurements and Noted up Toile.
  • To support the Atelier and Product Development team
  • Works with Atelier Coordinator and Product Developer to trouble shoot any technical issues, at production pattern cutting stage and grading at with the manufacturers.
  • Works with the Product Development, Production, Production Pattern Cutter and Atelier Coordinator to ensure all fit amends are communicated correctly to the relevant Atelier team member or manufacturer
  • Measuring and assessing all pre-production samples prior to each fit meeting.
  • Checking all graded patterns with the in-house grader and production pattern cutter, prior to issuing to suppliers.
  • As and when required attend factory visits to carry out production quality inspections; reviewing any manufacturing issues with the factories.
  • Writing detailed supplier manufacturing comments.
  • Ensuring that the comments are issued to, received by, and understood by the suppliers.
  • Supports the Production Manager in the raising of all grading specifications.
  • Local and overseas travel may be required.

If you are looking to join a rapidly expanding luxury brand with phenomenal progression prospects, please apply asap to allison@cvukgroup DOT com.

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