Garment Technologist - Apparel & Accessories

West Yorkshire / China
To £30,000 + Accommodation + Flight Allowance
10 Oct 2018
07 Nov 2018
Job Type

​Create & Develop Resourcing are working with this long standing and successful apparel and accessories business to recruit an experienced mid to senior level Garment Technologist with an eye for detail in order to technically develop prototype garments and accessories.​

This a fun fashion business offering a fantastic team culture and the opportunity to work as part of their China based team on secondment. ​

Responsible for taking samples through the sealing process your responsibilities and skillset will include;-​

  • A sound understanding of garment fit, construction and grading 

  • You'll take responsibility for the quality and specifications of all current and new developments

  • Setting and ensuring the relevant product safety and testing requirements are met, both apparel and hard product

  • Sole technical responsibility for key customer accounts as well as own brand accounts, supported by Technical team both in China and the UK.

  • Knowledge of and experience of the Toys Safety Directive standards.

  • Communicating and fitting with customers, internal stakeholders and supply base on a daily 

  • Producing clear, concise comments for suppliers with photos and technical diagrams as applicable. 

  • Visiting and working with factories to develop products in China

  • Critical Path management and meeting target deadlines

  • Assisting with garment testing requirements 

  • Fabric assessment and construction knowledge from a cost perspective

  • Ability to problem solve, assess and pre-empt risks and find solutions.

  • You'll have previous experience of working with a global supply chain as well as working with multiple retailers 

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills and competent IT skills (Word, Excel & Outlook) you'll be an effective self starter and motivator​

This is an exciting role (not to be missed!) for an experienced Technologist with knowledge of Childrenswear - get in touch with your current CV and we'll tell you more about this inspiring business! 

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