Garment Technologist-menswear

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
competitive depending on experience
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Sector
Menswear
Job Type
Permanent

The company:

Our client is a global manufacturer and supplier of menswear to the high street.  They are suppliers to Asos, Debenhams, Primark, River Island, Arcadia,M&S and several others. Due to strong growth they are seeking a talented garment technologist to join their buzzing team in central London to look after the menswear category.

Garment Technologist- menswear - The Role:.

  • Take ownership of technical Critical Path for your own accounts and prepare for weekly meetings with team.
  • Ensure all technical details/updates are passed over to Merchandising so that Critical Paths can be kept up to date.
  • Working closely with production and merchandising teams on lab dips, approvals, supporting the sampling process
  • Co –ordinate tech pack building with design team, adding all technical requirements
  • Check all weights/colours/trims are correct and fall in line with standards of UK and European markets
  • Develop understanding of all current/new legislation
  • Attend all fit meetings & take detailed notes to feedback to factory on any fit/technical issues
  • Ensure all appropriate tests are being carried out by suppliers according to retailer’s requirements.
  • Be aware of all supplier manuals and technical procedures relating to your accounts through continued reference
  • Educate factory counterparts on all new processes for orders with new and existing accounts – work closely with them to improve their understanding of guidelines
  • Mentoring junior members of the department.

Garment Technologist- The Candidate:

  • Must have strong technical knowledge of menswear ( both casual and formal)
  • Must have an understanding of  garment construction, production requirements and garment grading.
  • Must be experienced in conducting and managing fit sessions.
  • Must have solid background within a commercial, design led fashion environment.

Applicants MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

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