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Garment Technology Manager

AWDis brands are very excited to announce a rare opportunity to join our Brand Team. Sustained global growth has meant we are looking for the right person to help continue our mission of creating clothing that people love to make, sell and wear. We are looking to strengthen our team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals with the addition of a Garment Technology Manager.

Perfect for an experienced garment technologist looking for a new opportunity where they can take ownership of their role, leading the growing technology and sourcing department. If you are driven by being a part of a fast-pace professional team, we’d love to hear from you!

The company:

For well over a decade, AWDis brands have supplied top quality garments to decorators and embroiderers in the print-wear and promotion market. Our extensive brand portfolio includes the highly popular Just Hoods and Just Cool by AWDis, as well as Just Ts, Just Polos, Écologie, So Denim and AWDis Academy. From hoodies and t-shirts to high performance wear and a complete collection of sustainable garments, the AWDis product range offers unparalleled choice in colour, design, and fabrics to meet our customers’ needs.

Why work for AWDis?

  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
  • Wellness programme
  • 33 days holidays inclusive of bank holidays
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment with a passionate team.
  • Employee discounts
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Long service recognition – Monetary rewards
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent, and confident counselling and support, 24hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Most importantly our fantastic culture

Role Brief

£38-000 - £40,000 DOE

Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Reporting to our Head of Brands, the Garment Technologist Manager will lead the team responsible for the full sealing of new styles from order placement through to goods in, along with managing repeat order constancy and quality for all AWDis brands working across multi-category products. Our new team member will have a sound understanding of apparel manufacturing processes and procedures, will be organised, accurate and pay great attention to detail.

Reporting

Head of Brands

Responsibilities

  • Must have extensive experience in relevant roles.
  • Experience of working with manufacturers, pattern, and garment-making.
  •  Experience of leading a garment technology team to ensure continuity in orders, managing sealing process and quality assurance programmes.
  • Experience of repeat order continuity business would be advantageous.
  • Global Environmental and Sustainability target awareness would be an advantage and knowledge of Higg, ZDHC, BCI etc..
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation for example REACH, clothing labelling and packaging would be an advantage.
  • Inspirational leadership with a willingness to teach and develop technical team.
  • Extensive travel to sourcing partners.

Qualifications

  • Relevant qualification or experience in garment or fashion technology.
  • Strong computer skills including Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft packages.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Highly organised with exceptional time-management and priority setting skills.
  • Accuracy is important as is the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Flexibility: Collaboratively working with teams in different departments.
  • Adaptability: Take on new responsibilities, adjust behaviour to address new needs of the organisations to ensure delivery for clients.
  • Quick to develop new skills and a pro-active approach.
  • Exceptional eye for technical detail.
  • Applied technical knowledge of fabrics and threads.

Garment Technology Manager

AWDis Brands
Livingston, UK
Permanent
1 - 2 years of experience
Manager

Published on 12 Jun 2024

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