Garment Technologist - Swim/Activewear

Location
London
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Ref
2317
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

We are actively recruiting on behalf of one of the leading suppliers and manufacturers of Ladies' Men's & Children's, young fashion to many of the UK and European street retailers. They are actively looking to recruit an experienced Swim/Activewear Technologist to join their organisation.
My client is looking for someone who has the knowledge and experience of working with technical fabrics across Swim and Activewear. Working within a fast paced environment you will be working within a friendly team of Garment Technologists, Pattern-cutters, and Machinists.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • To Prepare samples prior to fit meetings,
  • Spec initial samples,
  • Chase production samples.
  • Measure and inspect samples for fit and quality
  • Write fit comments
  • Liaise with factories refit comments and spec requirements.
  • Preparation of tech packs, working closely with pattern cutters and factories overseas.


Person specification:

  • Previous experience essential working as a Garment Technologist specialising in Swim and Active within a supplier or a background in retail
  • A sound understanding of fabrics relating to the Swim and Activewear sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of garment construction and fit
  • IT Literate with experience using Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills across levels.
  • Ability to use own initiative and be self-driven.
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

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