Fit (Garment) Technologist

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Up to £76000 per annum
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
29 May 2019
Ref
SC58217/001
Contact
Shabnam Choudhary
Sector
Unisex
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

Our client, an established international supplier with more than 20,000 employees, currently has an exciting new opening for a Fit (Garment) Technologist in their Hong Kong office. With an established client base of American and European retailers, the company has experienced steady growth since being founded in the early 1980's. If you are an experienced Garment Technologist, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you to excel to that next stage in your career.

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for managing the sample room staff of 120 or so employees and recruiting/training staff as required
  • Managing the fit meeting schedule with designers and commandeering the direction on pattern development and necessary alterations; providing technical advice
  • Working closely with the merchandising team to ensure client technical standards are adhered to and samples are produced according to requirements
  • Liaising with clients and assuming responsibility for quality standards being met
  • Overseeing the sample management process - ensuring the efficient flow of samples

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 10 years+ experience as a Garment Technologist/Technical Manager/Sample Room Manager
  • Must have experience working with denim and casual bottoms across Ladies and Menswear
  • Educated to Degree level (must hold a Bachelor's degree to be considered as an applicant)
  • Proficient in verbal and written English
  • Ability to work productively in a fast paced and hands on environment
  • Confident, tenacious and diligent with a strong results-oriented personality

What you will get in return:

  • Annual salary of £76k, dependent on experience (13 month salary incentive)
  • Relocation flight and hotel expenses, until personal accommodation is secured
  • Private medical insurance
  • The opportunity to work for a successful global supplier and manufacturer to established international clients