Garment Technologist

Location
City of London
Salary
£35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Oct 2018
Ref
JHFGTC
Contact
Jordan Hudson
Sector
Luxury
Job Type
Temporary

Luxury Garment Tech - 3 Month Rolling Contract - 38k/42k

About the Company...

My client is a Luxury urban Ladieswear brand who are currently experiencing major success in the market, known for contemporary & ultra-feminine pieces. Located in an East London Studio, a chance to work with this company will be great for an experienced Luxury Garment Tech looking to work for a boutique brand and build on their experience.

About the Role…

  • Check pattern, costing sheet, production notes and development samples to create accurate garment measurements and manufacturing specification sheets.
  • Update measurement and manufacturing specification sheets to issue for production, ensuring measurements are consistent across all sourcing bases.
  • Work with the assistant tech to ensure all specs are clear, being sure all samples conform to sizing spec.
  • Plan and organise all fit meetings including booking models, sending diary invites etc.
  • Concisely present all measurement and manufacturing discrepancies to the team.
  • Lead fit sessions alongside design to assess and improve fit, make and quality of garments
  • Have a good understanding of the critical path and able to manage it also.
  • Ensures finishing methods in the production cycle are in line with the brand level and an eye on margin for production ease.
  • Assess risk factors by checking fabric test reports at briefing stage and working alongside buying and design to suggest appropriate solutions
  • Work 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.
  • Key point of contact for manufacturers regarding quality and finishing standards
  • Manage factory profiles - assess and evaluate factory performance, capabilities, areas of improvement etc. and report back to Production Manager.

About You…

  • A Minimum of 5 Year'sexperience within the Luxury sector
  • Available for travel at times will be required.
  • The candidate as such should have a good understanding of garment construction and pattern cutting as well as sizing, fitting and sowing and take a logical and pro-active approach to problem solving.
  • Candidate should be a good communicator, strong administrator, highly organised, good at prioritisation and good at relationship building and maintaining, as well as a proven track record of working as part of a team.
  • Experience within a luxury womenswear brand with fashion week showtime experience is preferred.
  • Previous communication and working relationships with factories based in the far east are Desirable.
  • Must be flexible, proactive and able to work to tight deadlines and have a highly proficient skill set in Excel, Word and Outlook

Benefits…

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Holiday Allowance
  • Company Wide Discount

If this Senior Garment Technologist role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your CV and quote JHSGTF

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