Salary £20,000 - £25,000
This multichannel, multi-product ladieswear fashion retailer is looking for a hard working Garment Technologist to join a friendly, close knit team.
Stylish multi-product womenswear, ranging from every day wardrobe staples to gorgeous occassionwear, plus cosy nightwear to comfortable activewear... And everything in between! This is a really varied and hands-on position to work across a broad and exciting range of garments and fabrications.
The successful candidate will become part of a small but perfectly formed technical team within this well-established retailer. They will attend in-house fit sessions with Designers and accurately record comments. They will also ensure that throughout the sampling process all comments are efficiently passed back to the factories in a clear and concise manner; role will involve working directly with offshore offices and suppliers.
Garment Technologist – The Role:
- Working within a small team of garment technologists team, alongside the Designers
- Conducting daily fit sessions with the design team where comments are made ready to send to various factories.
- Produce clear and concise fit comments with supporting images/diagrams for Suppliers to follow
- Produce size specifications at each stage throughout sampling.
- Work with overseas factories keeping a good relationship with the suppliers.
- When required communicate with the onsite warehouse with regards to specific processing requirements.
- Carry out fabric testing for care label approvals.
- Managing the critical path and high-lighting potential issues in a timely way.
Garment Technologist - The Person:
- I am looking for a Garment Technologist, ideally with minimum of 3+ years’ experience within a textiles/retail background.
- Looking for someone with solid experience within womenswear fashion.
- Experience in working with offshore factories would be beneficial.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Computer literate including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work to tight deadlines.
- Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent time management and organisational skills.
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