Garment Technologist

Location
London
Salary
Competitive, dependent on experience
Posted
22 Nov 2018
Closes
20 Dec 2018
Sector
Menswear
Job Type
Permanent

This is an opportunity to  join a very internationally focussed London based menswear (formal, tailored) supplier. With a turnover of over £30 million, our client has a strong foothold on the UK market. 

Due to strong growth, the technical team is currently looking to add a garment technologist to their menswear department. The technologist is quite a key appointment to the business as they will be responsible for managing all technical aspects of their largest customer accounts.

You could come from general apparels background, be it menswear, kidswear, womenswear or accessories, either  from a supplier or a retailer.

Responsibilities

  • Measuring samples in preparation for fit meetings
  • Manage the technical critical path by keeping the approval timescales up to date.
  • QC inspections and reporting 

Job Description:

Responsible for sample tracking, measuring and prepping samples for fit sessions, you will be very organised and have great time management, as well as knowing the priorities in the department.

  • Measure and prepare samples coming into the business for fit meetings
  • QC inspections and reporting 
  • Assist with arranging reprocessing of rejected goods when necessary
  • Proactively provide support to the Technical and Production team as required
  • Assist with maintaining Production workbooks
  • Attend weekly production and technical team meetings
  • Update the progress tracker with sample approval dates

The ideal candidate

  • You will have a few years experience working as a technologist within a high street supplier or retailer.
  • Any experience in menswear (formalwear or tailoring) will be great, though not essential.
  • You will be commercial, switched on and savvy, be confident in dealing with difficult customers

The culture

This is a very casual, friendly environment and offers a very good work life balance. People within this business tend to stay for several years, thanks to the lovely work environment and ethic.

We will ONLY consider candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please apply in confidence.

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