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Garment Technologist - Luxury womenswear

We have a new vacancy for a Garment Technologist to join a luxury Womenswear Brand!

This is a hybrid role Monday - Thursday in the office.

The Garment Technologist reports to the Garment Technical Manager and is responsible for their own product areas.

As a Garment Technologist, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the quality and technical standards. You will work closely with design and buying to ensure that garments meet specifications, standards, and regulations.

Responsibilities

• Collaborate with suppliers and manufacturers to ensure they understand and adhere to technical specifications in a timely manner

• Working with the design team at the start of the season on tech packs to ensure the first proto’s follow design specifications

• Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues that may arise during the production process, finding innovative solutions to maintain product quality.

• Work with the buying team to optimize manufacturing processes while maintaining quality standards, effectively managing production costs.

• Maintain detailed records of technical specifications, patterns, and quality control reports, ensuring accurate and organized documentation.

• Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the Brand’s customer and brand handwriting, as well as an in depth product and competitor knowledge.

• Lead fit sessions, working with buying and design to ensure an excellent and consistent fit of the product together with the best construction methods.

• Conduct risk assessments of all products from the earliest point of product development, raising and resolving any identified issues.

• Regularly visit stores and review online platform as well as competition.

• Work with technical manager to standardise key blocks with the support of buying and design to increase speed and accuracy when fitting and increase product performance.

• Liase with external teams, including the warehouse to understand and respond to any quality issues and to advise further actions.

• Responsible for wash care, fabric composition communication for the Brand’s website

• Work alongside buying to manage critical path for own product areas.

Requirements

• Degree or equivalent qualification in Textiles or Fashion related discipline

• Relevant experience working with Luxury or Premium Womenswear

• Excel and Microsoft Office skills

• Knowledge of pattern and garment construction

• Excellent attention to detail

• Effective communication and problem solving skills

• Knowledge of industry standards and regulations

• Able to work in a busy fast fast-paced environment

• Proactive approach to all aspects of your work, with an emphasis on continuously seeking opportunities to innovate and improve the business

Garment Technologist - Luxury womenswear

London / Hybrid
Permanent
Experienced Non-Manager
£32k-£37k

Published on 13 Feb 2024

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