Garment Technologist - Hong Kong

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Equivalent salary guideline only
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
08 Apr 2019
Ref
HT902699D
Contact
Helen Taylor
Job Type
Permanent
Garment Technologist - Hong Kong
An exciting opportunity to join a global retailer has come up for a Garment Technologist across outerwear, athleisure and swimwear. This is a key product technologist position within the retailer. Preference for this role will be given to Hong Kong nationals, or those already residing in Hong Kong with a valid I.D card, plus relevant experience.

The candidate: Garment Technologist - Hong Kong
* Previous garment technology experience is important - preferably within outerwear, athleisure and swimwear across menswear and womenswear.
* Strong knowledge of the supply base within Asia - China/Vietnam
* Excellent English language skills both written and verbal are also required, as you will be liaising with the UK. Mandarin/Cantonese would be advantageous
* Product development and strong fitting knowledge within the relevant fashion product areas
* You will also need pattern knowledge, to be able to solve issues and make suggestions/amendments.

The role: Garment Technologist - Hong Kong
* Handle development, fitting, garment construction, sample review and approvals across menswear and womenswear outerwear, athleisure and swimwear products
* Regional travel within Asia
* Managing the product and supply base, not a team
* Provide local sourcing expertise
* Working with new suppliers and training them on technical systems

The package: Garment Technologist - Hong Kong
Competitive local package for the right candidate, including heathcare and provident fund.